06 November 2013

Distribution Release: Frugalware Linux 1.9

James Buren has announced the release of Frugalware Linux 1.9, a general-purpose distribution for intermediate and advanced Linux users: "The Frugalware developer team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware Linux 1.9, our nineteenth stable release. No new features have been added since 1.9rc2. Here are the most important changes since 1.8 in no particular order: updated packages - Linux kernel 3.10.17, X.Org Server 1.14.2, GNOME 3.8, KDE 4.11, LibreOffice 4.1.2, Mozilla Firefox 22.0 to name a few major components; netconfig has been replaced by NetworkManager; frugalwareutils has been replaced by the new fvbeutils; vi binary symlinks are now configurable, used to be hardcoded to their packages; old display manager legacy service has been dropped for the new systemd method of individual service files; console keymaps and x11 keymaps are now managed by the systemd method." Read the rest of the release announcement for more information. Download: fvbe-1.9-full-x86_64.iso (1,872MB, SHA1).

About Frugalware

Frugalware Linux is an independently developed general purpose desktop Linux distribution designed for intermediate users. It follows simple Slackware-like design concepts and includes the "pacman" package management utility from Arch Linux.

Frugalware Summary

Home Page:            http://frugalware.org/
Mailing Lists:         http://frugalware.org/mailman/listinfo
User Forums:          http://forums.frugalware.org/Forums Frugalware (French)
Documentation:      http://wiki.frugalware.org/
Screenshots:            http://frugalware.org/screenshotsThe Coding Studio
Download Mirrors: http://frugalware.org/download
Bug Tracker:           http://bugs.frugalware.org/


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