Famelix GNU/Linux : The XP Nemesis.

Famelix is a GNU/Linux distribution developed by Brazil’s Faculdade Metropolitana de Guaramirim (FAMEG) and based on the work of Kurumin Linux. Its peculiarity lies in the adaptation of the user interface so that it resembles Windows as much as possible.

It is with great satisfaction that the group of developers and users Famelix GNU / Linux, announced the launch of Famelix 2.1 – Release Candidate 1, and many new features in this version are present.

Here are some of its features of Famelix 2.1 RC1 : –

  • Support for 5 languages Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, German and English.
  • Mounting Automatic CD Rom,Floppy, Pen Drive etc.
  • Automatic Update packages.
  • Development of new OS based on pure Debian using Live Script which allows greater compatibility.
  • Support the various plates Wireless.
  • Support 3d Graphics nVIDIA, ATI and Intel.
  • Compiz Fusion with all plugins enable. Read the rest of this entry »

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r1 Released

Debian GNU/Linux is a free operating system developed by more than a thousand volunteers from all over the world who collaborate via the Internet. Debian’s dedication to Free Software, its non-profit nature, and its open development model make it unique among GNU/Linux distributions.

The Debian project’s key strengths are its volunteer base, its dedication to the Debian Social Contract, and its commitment to provide the best operating system possible.

The Debian project is proud to announce the immediate availability of an updated version of their very popular distribution, Debian Etch 4.0r1. This release contains mainly security updates and some corrections to serious problems found in the first release of the Debian 4.0 distribution.

Highlights of this release include:

  • kernels used in the installer have been updated to ABI 2.6.18-5; as a result, some “small” images (for example netboot and floppy images) included in the original Etch release will no longer work (but the new images included in the point release will work, as well as the full CD/DVD images from both the original release as well as from this point release)
  • updated mirror list
  • support added for certain USB CD drives that were not being detected
  • incorrect setup of gksu fixed when the user chooses to install with the root account disabled; this prevented the execution of administrative tasks in GNOME
  • important translation fixes in partman for Catalan and Romanian

While the ISO images will be available within the next week, you can update your current Debian installation via ftp mirrors. Usually, if you want to upgrade online, just point the aptitude package tool to one of Debian’s HTTP or FTP mirrors. FTP Mirrors : Getting Debian from the Internet

Other bugfixes include:

  • Added debian volatile keyring
  • Added support for lenny.
  • Fix kde default wallpaper appearance between kdm to ksplash switch.
  • Fix possible denial of service
  • Fix CPU hog on 64 bits machines, dependencies of nscd, wrong assertion and unaligned memory access
  • Added missing esp module to scsi modules list so it gets installed in the initroduction.

Source : Official Announcement
Home Page: Debian — The Universal Operating System
Download : Index of /cdimage/release/4.0_r0 Debian GNU/Linux 4.0