Friday, May 20, 2011
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced that the first beta of Calculate 11.6, a Gentoo-based distribution for desktops and servers, is out and ready for testing: "On the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the project the first beta of Calculate Linux 11.6 is released. All editions of the distribution are available for download: Calculate Linux Desktop with desktop KDE (CLD), GNOME (CLDG) and XFCE (CLDX), Calculate Linux Scratch (CLS), Calculate Directory Server (CDS) and Calculate Scratch Server (CSS). Major changes: using hybrid ISO images with support for recording to CD and USB Flash drives; udev has been integrated into initramfs live CD in order to better support devices and boot speed; added screen splash auto-resolution; added video driver choice menu...." Here is the full release announcement. Download: cld-20110519-i686.iso (1,647MB, MD5, torrent), cldg-20110519-i686.iso (1,385MB, MD5, torrent), cld-20110519-x86_64.iso (1,824MB, MD5, torrent), cldg-20110519-x86_64.iso (1,560MB, MD5, torrent).
Imad Sousou has announced the release of MeeGo 1.2, a Linux distribution tailored to a variety of mobile devices using the Intel Atom and ARMv7 processors: "Today we are announcing the project release of MeeGo 1.2. The MeeGo 1.2 Core operating system provides a complete set of enabling technologies for mobile computing. Some highlights include: MeeGo reference kernels supporting a variety of Intel Atom and ARMv7 platforms; QML application framework and extended Qt-Mobility APIs, including additional location, system, connectivity, and sensor/haptic capabilities for; enhanced telephony and connectivity capabilities, including GSM, GPRS, and HSPA+ network support. This release also includes Netbook UX 1.2 complete set of core applications for netbooks; in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) UX; tablet developer preview." Read the release announcement for full details. Here is a quick link to download the netbook edition: meego-netbook-ia32-1.2.0.img (864MB, MD5).