Sidux 2007-03 Is Now Available for Both Amd64 and i686

Based on the Debian Sid distribution, Sidux also comes with its own packages and scripts and contains only dfsg free software. However this doesn’t mean you cannot add some non-free ones. Fell free to add as many sources as you want to the /etc/apt/sources.list.


  • amd64 (AMD64, Intel Core2, newer 64 bit capable AMD Sempron and Intel Pentium 4 and i686 (Pentium pro/ Pentium II, AMD K7 Athlon or newer).
  • kernel (smp, hard preemption)
  • minimal, but fully functional KDE 3.5.7 (English + Deustch)
  • completely overhauled init sequence
  • completely refactored installer backend
  • new artwork created by cleary and the sidux art team
  • offline manual for en + de (. only available on the running live CD or the installed system.), online manuals for more languages online at sidux manual and available via apt
  • lots of changes in the manua
  • rt2x00 2.0.6+git20060810 support for RaLink cards supporting wpsupplicant, remove /etc/modprobe.d/mac80211 to prefer it over RaLink legacy drivers
  • support for RealTek RTL8187 wlan cards
  • libata support for parallel ATA systems
  • enhance hardware support libraries
  • support for “smxi”, replacing “sm” and “”
  • bugfix for keyboard layout selections in X
  • USB scanner support has been fixed in kernel ( ≥ ≥
  • fix XDG menu entry for My-PPPoE Conf
  • add siduxcc and kooka.
  • thanks to concerted team efforts, the dependencies on Xdialog and threfore gtk+ 1.2 could be removed
  • support for Agere Systems et131x ethernet controllers
  • fw-detect to probe for hardware with non-free needs
  • rt73-legacy driver
  • memtest86+
  • added iputils-ping
  • added VDR 1.4.7
  • partition detection bug fixed

Home Page : SIdux

Announcment :  Official Site