Monday, May 9, 2011
Porteus, a logical continuation of the Slax project, is a Slackware-based live CD in under 300 MB featuring the latest KDE and LXDE desktops. The second and final release candidate of the distribution's inaugural stable release is now ready for testing: "All part of the Porteus 1.0 puzzle are set in place now. It's time for the very last release candidate for this version. All seems to work fine, but as always - testing is needed. Changelog: Linux kernel 188.8.131.52; userland based on Slackware Linux 13.37; KDE 4.6.3; LXDE from GIT compiled on Slackware 13.37; updated syslinux to version 4.0.4 and removed some unnecessary files; added new folder /tools which contains Fixmbr.exe, UAC.exe, Memtest86+ and DOS loader; fixed dhcpcd long delay for IP in rc.inet1; rc.M now creates 10 loops at boot instead of one...." Read the full changelog for additional details. Download (64-bit systems only): porteus-v1.0_rc2-x86_64.iso (299MB, MD5).