Archive for the ‘Distro Watch’ Category

 Distribution of Ubuntu CDs

Our member Dr. Mandar Mitra from ISI, Kolkata has about 99 sets of Ubuntu CDs for distribution. He is busy at this moment, if you want to grab a copy send me your request at this address -> indradg (at) icbic (dot) com

 Slackware 10 – A Breathtaking Performer

Sumeet Madhukar Moghe recently installed Slackware 10 on his notebook, and was pretty impressed by the latest avatar of the venerable Slack. Here\’s what he has to say about the distro.

 SuSe Linux 9.0 PROFESSIONAL

The last time I did try to make a serious attempt at using SuSe Linux was around 1999 when I tried my hand at SuSe Linux 7.0. Unfortunately the experience wasn’t something I relished and thats where we parted ways…till date. I have always been a self confessed fan of Mandrake and Slackware, and definitely [...]

 SuSe Linux 7.0. Unfortunately

The last time I did try to make a serious attempt at using SuSe Linux was around 1999 when I tried my hand at SuSe Linux 7.0. Unfortunately the experience wasn’t something I relished and thats where we parted ways…till date. I have always been a self confessed fan of Mandrake and Slackware, and definitely [...]

 Mandrake 9.1 is out

OK - it’s official - Mandrake 9.1 is out for grabs. Here is the press release, and the full feature list, along with the screenshots (drool…) is out here. Some of the goodies included are kernel 2.4.21, XFree 4.2.3 (with much better looking fonts), GNOME 2.2, and KDE 3.1.

 Redhat 9.0 and Mandrake 9.1

Redhat 9.0 and Mandrake 9.1 ISOs are set to appear on the net within a few days. However, the guys at OSnews have managed to have a sneak peek at both. Here are the (p)reviews of RH 9.0 and MDK 9.1. The screenshots sure do look good…

 Slackware 9.0 Released

Good news for all the Slackware die-hards here! Slackware which was hovering at RC releases for some time now has released version 9.0 on Tue Mar 18 01:44:41 PST 2003
The Slackware website is still behind date! But as ChangeLog states – “Slackware 9.0 is released… happy release day!” Smiling

 SuSE 8.2 released

SuSE Linux version 8.2 has been released. New features include out of the box remote desktop sharing, tabbed browsing in Konqueror (yay!!), KDE 3.1, GNOME 2.2, a profile manager for mobile users and several interesting new crypto/security features. The release announcement can be found here.