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Linux Distribution: Frugalware Linux
Url: http://frugalware.org/

 
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.4pre2, the second technical preview release of 0.4.

About Frugalware Linux
A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.4pre1: 'libificated' Pacman to meet our needs and the newborn Pacman 3 has become the default package manager; network configuration has been redesigned; created new, more verbose documentation; switched to udev as the default hotplug multiplexer. As usual, Frugalware comes with the latest version of upstream stable releases, including Linux kernel 2.6.15, modularized X.Org 7.0 and Apache 2.2.0.

Releases:
2009-01-13 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 1.0 Pre 2 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.0pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 1.0 stable release.
2008-11-04 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 1.0 Pre 1 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.0pre1, the first technical preview of the upcoming 1.0 stable release.
2008-09-10 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.9 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.9, our ninth stable release.
2008-08-29 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.9 RC2 has been released    View
A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.9rc1:
  • Improvements
    • The default vi editor is now elvis instead of nvi (as elvis has less dependencies).
    • Added crosscompile support to distcc.
    • More than 350 small changes.
  • Package updates:
    • Linux kernel 2.6.26 + fixes
    • GNOME 2.22.3
    • Git 1.6.0
    • More than 100 other package updates
  • New packages:
    • Official synaptics touchpad driver from XOrg.
    • Utilities for the HFS+ filesystem.
    • 8 new drupal modules
    • More than 20 other new packages
2008-08-20 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.9 RC1 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.9rc1, the first release candidate of the upcoming 0.9 stable release.
2008-07-08 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.9 Pre 2 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.9pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 0.9 stable release.
2008-05-24 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.9 Pre 1 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.9pre1, the first technical preview of the upcoming 0.9 stable release.
2008-03-14 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.8 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.8, our eighth stable release.
2008-02-18 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.8 RC2 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.8rc2, the second (and last) release candidate of the upcoming 0.8 stable release.
2008-01-30 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.8 RC1 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.8rc1, the first release candidate of the upcoming 0.8 stable release.
2008-01-12 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.8 Pre 2 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.8pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 0.8 stable release. A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.8pre1: support for executing hooks inside the package manager - e.g. after a successful system upgrade; improved blacklisting support for kernel modules. Package updates: Xfce 4.4.2 - with bug fixes and translations; OpenOffice.org 2.3.1 - with security and bug fixes; Tcl and Tk 8.5 - with support for anti-aliased fonts; Octave 3.0.0 - compatibility with Matlab graphics is much better now; updated encryption libs - gnutls 2.2 and libgcrypt 1.4.
2007-12-20 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.8 Pre 1 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.8pre1, the first technical preview of the upcoming 0.8 stable release. A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.7: Linux kernel 2.6.23 + fixes; GNU C Library 2.7; GCC 4.2.2; ESP Ghostscript is now replaced with the stock Ghostscript; CompizFusion replaced Beryl, most users now can avoid XGL; more than 600 other upstream updates; more than 100 new packages, including 20 new games. New features: added FUN (Frugalware Update Notifier), which resides in the user's system tray and notifies if an update is available; added WPA support to the installer.
2007-09-05 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.7 RC1 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.7rc1, the first candidate of the upcoming 0.7 stable release.
2007-07-31 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.7 Pre 2 is available    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.7pre2, the second technical preview of the upcoming 0.7 stable release. A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.7pre1: new graphical configuration tool, Gnetconfig, to tweak network settings; setup now puts the installer log to the target system, so that the log is not lost; the default time zone and keyboard layout is now language dependent; new Italian translation in the installer; Linux kernel 2.6.22 (+ fixes); GCC 4.2.1, with several bug fixes and a usable Java browser plugin for systems where the binary is not available; OpenOffice.org 2.2.1; Vim spellcheck dictionaries for various languages; more than 100 new packages....
2007-05-24 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.7 Pre 1    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.7pre1, the first technical preview release of the upcoming 0.7 stable release. A short and list of changes since 0.6: the package manager (pacman-g2) now supports checking the integrity of your database; a live CD called FwLive is now available; a new web interface has been added to help translating Frugalware; support for X.Org 6.x has been dropped; new Romanian and Swedish translations; package updates - Linux kernel 2.6.21, GCC 4.2.0, glibc 2.6, Pidgin replaced Gaim, OpenOffice.org 2.2 with updated localizations and dictionaries....
2007-01-15 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.6 Pre 2 is available    View
Frugalware 0.6pre2, the second technical preview release of the upcoming 0.6 stable release. A short list of changes since 0.6pre1: new features in the installer, such as improved error handling and faster installation; added KDE support to fw-xgl-control and Beryl; Gnome-mount, a replacement for pmount in GNOME resulting in more reliable and flexible auto-mounting in GNOME; GNOME 2.17.3 with new features and bug fixes; Xfce 4.4 RC2; Beryl 0.1.3 with lots of new eye-candy effects; dhcpcd 3.0, resulting in more reliable network auto-configuration.
2006-11-09 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.6 Pre 1 has been released    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.6pre1, the first technical preview release of the upcoming 0.6 stable release. New features: all installed-by-default packages are now built using gcj/ecj, javac is only provided as an alternate compiler; installing from a USB stick is now supported; added PHP documentation in 23 languages. Updates: Linux 2.6.18 with a much improved SATA layer and a few new drivers; GNU C Library 2.5 with support for the new ELF hash table format; Mozilla Firefox 2.0 with improved tabbed browsing and inline spell checking; Xfce 4.4rc1; KDE 3.5.5 with KHTML improvements and support for sudo in kdesu....
2006-09-15 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.5 has been released now    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.5, our fifth stable release. Here are the most important changes since 0.4: up-to-date packages: GNU C Library 2.4, GCC 4.1.1, KDE 3.5.4, X.Org 7.1, OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 (a native version for x86_64 users, too); security support: as of Frugalware 0.5, security support is provided until the release of the stable Frugalware 0.6; created a new tool called 'setup' to collect the available configuration tools; localized the package manager (French, German and Hungarian translations are available); installer improvements.
2006-09-02 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.5 RC2 has been released now    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.5rc2, the second release candidate of the upcoming 0.5 stable release. A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.5rc1: updated GNOME to 2.16 Release Candidate (2.15.92); ~300 bugfixes; updated KDE and GRUB artwork; more than 30 new packages: ntfs-3g, avifile, gnome-sharp and many more!
2006-08-18 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.5 RC1 has been released now    View
The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.5rc1, the fist release candidate of the upcoming 0.5 stable release. A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.5pre2: Updates to Linux kernel 2.6.17.8, KDE 3.5.4, Firefox 1.5.0.6, Thunderbird 1.5.0.5, GNOME 2.16 Beta 2 (2.15.91); split MySQL, PostgreSQL, Samba and LDAP packages so that having these servers installed is no longer forced on a desktop machine; fwmirror - new tool to help with mirroring Frugalware; fw-xgl-control - easily enables and disables Xgl with one simple command.
2006-08-01 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.5 Pre2 is availabe    View
Updates: Linux 2.6.17 (+ security patches); GCC 4.1.1; Apache 2.2.3; XOrg 7.1 (updated the fglrx driver accordingly, nVIDIA still doesn't work); GNOME 2.16 Beta 1 (there may be some problems with some Gnome and GTK software - see earlier news posts); OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 (this time a native version is available for x86_64 users, too). New features: All configuration tools have been updated to the new framework, type "setup" to reach them; Switched to splashy from bootsplash, so that the splash can be used with any custom vanilla kernel; Added French localisation for the package manager.
2006-05-26 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.5 Pre 1 has been released now    View

Frugalware Linux 0.5 Pre 1 has been released now for more information visithere.

2006-04-11 00:00:00.0 Frugalware 0.4rc2-i686 released    View

Frugalware 0.4rc2-i686 released Please view more information here.

2006-03-06 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.4 RC1 has been released    View

Frugalware Linux 0.4 RC1 has been released, for more information visit here.

2006-02-02 00:00:00.0 Frugalware Linux 0.4 Pre2 has been released now    View

Frugalware Linux 0.4 Pre2 has been released now, for more information visit here.

 
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