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Knoppix 5.0.1 Released

June 2nd, 2006

The long awaited Knoppix 5.0.1 release is out! This is the first release of Knoppix 5 since the CeBIT 5.0 was released. So far only the DVD ISO is out, but there should also be a CD ISO.

From the Changelog:

* V5.0.1-2006-06-01
- Current Debian/sid snapshot
- Kernel 2.6.17-rc*git*
- Removed XFree86 in favour of Xorg Version 7.0
- Detection of onboard IDE-Raid Controllers and raid disk components
- udev+hwsetup for automatic hardware detection
- OpenOffice 2.0.2 (german+english)
- Replaced Mozilla by Firefox+Thunderbird
- KDE 3.5.2 with HAL support for removable media
- Updated unionfs to 20060221
- cloop 2.04 with ringbuffer (performance)
- limited but safe transparent write access for NTFS partitions (libntfs+fuse)
- new knoppix-installer now also with the possibility to update existing installations of Knoppix
- [DVD] Gnome 2.12 update
- [CD] because of space reasons :-( , removed chromium, enigma, KDE-helpfiles, ruby,
bison and some other development-related packages (we still have JAVA and C/C++,
Perl, Python and PHP on the CD, in order to have an easy to set up LAMP system).
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