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The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.4rc1.

Frugalware Linux 0.4 RC1 has been released

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.4rc1. A list of changes since 0.4pre2: created a package synchronization client and daemon (syncpkg and syncpkgd) to update packages faster; implemented 'fwcpan', a new tool to install any CPAN module; split OpenOffice.org, now all language packs and dictionaries can be installed and removed separately; more than 80 new packages: Xgl (with a step by step howto), Beagle....

The Frugalware Developer Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 0.4rc1-i686, the first release candidate of 0.4-i686.
A short and incomplete list of changes since 0.4pre2-i686:

1. New features:
   o Created a package synchronization client and daemon (syncpkg and syncpkgd) to update packages faster on arches other than i686 (x86_64 and       later ppc).
   o Implemented fwcpan, a new tool to install any cpan module, just like it would when you install it with the pacman.
   o Splitted OpenOffice, now all language packs and dictionaries can be installed/removed separately.
   o More than 80 new packages: Xgl (with a step by step howto), beagle, fvwm-crystal, cdcat, klamav, kcheckgmail, xvidcap, synaptics, rt2500,      
      rdiff-backup and much more!  

2. Updates: As usual, Frugalware comes with the latest version of upstream stable releases, including:

   o Linux kernel 2.6.15.4
   o Perl 5.8.8
   o Firefox 1.5.0.1
   o Thunderbird 1.5
   o KDE 3.5.1
   o GNOME 2.12.3

For Download

Download Frugalware Linux (via ftp)

ftp3.frugalware.org       Hungary (100 MBit)
ftp4.frugalware.org       Hungary (2x100 MBit, ftp.fsn.hu)
ftp5.frugalware.org       Belgium (2x1GBit, ftp.belnet.be)

Via http
www5.frugalware.org   Belgium (2x1GBit, ftp.belnet.be)
www7.frugalware.org   Germany (100MBit, pimpmylinux.org)

Via rsync
ftp4.frugalware.org       Hungary (2x100 MBit, ftp.fsn.hu)
ftp5.frugalware.org       Belgium (2x1GBit, ftp.belnet.be)

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Posted on: March 11, 2008

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