24 Mayıs 2008 Cumartesi
Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.2, the second update to its RHEL 5.x product series: "Today we released the second update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. As with earlier minor releases, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 comes with a broad set of bug fixes, updated hardware support capabilities, quality improvements, and a set of new software features that have been backported from upstream open source projects to the Enterprise Linux 5 code base. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 enhancements are primarily focused in six areas: virtualization, laptop and desktop improvements, encryption and security, cluster and storage enhancements, networking and IPv6 enablement, serviceability." Read the press release and release notes for more details. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 is available to existing subscribers Red Hat Networks - either as a set of new installation media or via the usual upgrade mechanisms.
Novell has announced the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, Service Pack 2: "Novell today announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 2 (SP2), containing enhancements in virtualization, management, hardware enablement and interoperability. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 is the only Xen-based virtualization solution with full support from Microsoft for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 guests and live migration of those guests across physical machines." This release provides security fixes and feature enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, originally released in July 2006, but also includes package updates for popular software, such as Firefox (126.96.36.199) and OpenOffice.org (2.4.0). Please read the complete press release for further information. A full set of 60-day evaluation media for all supported architectures are available for download (see desktop, server), after registration.
Alan Baghumian has announced the second test release of Parsix GNU/Linux 1.5r0, a desktop distribution and live CD based on Debian's testing branch: "The second testing version of Parsix GNU/Linux 1.5 (code name 'Viola') is available now. Viola test 2 brings several new features, contains a new kernel, updated software packages and several fixes for the reported defects. This version is synchronized with Parsix and Debian testing repositories as of May 17, 2008. Several bugs have been solved. Viola test 2 officially supports Compiz-Fusion, VirtualBox OSE and GNU Flash Player. Highlights: GNOME 2.22.1, X.Org 7.3, Linux kernel 188.8.131.52 with CK, TuxOnIce 3.0-RC7, iwlwifi 1.2.23 with LED support and PowerTOP patch, updated several kernel drivers, OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 and GNU Iceweasel 3.0 Beta 5." The release announcement, release notes. Download: parsix_1.5r0-test-2-i386.iso (681MB, MD5), parsix_1.5r0-test-2-amd64.iso (693MB, MD5).