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Frugalware Linux 1.5
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1 35902 08-19-2011
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No recommendations None indicated 1.0

Description: "The Frugalware developer team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Frugalware 1.5, our fifteenth stable release. No new features have been added since 1.5rc2, but 86 changes have been made to fix minor bugs. If you didn't follow the changes during the pre-releases, here are the most important changes since 1.4 in no particular order: updated packages - Linux kernel, X.Org Server 1.10.3, GNOME 3, KDE SC 4.6.5, Xfce 4, LibreOffice 3.4.2, Mozilla Firefox 5.0.1 to name a few major components; new version of Pacman-g2 bringing some nice features; systemd is now the default init system; initial ARM port; The boot splash is now provided by Plymouth; i686 and x86_64 kernels can now boot from EFI...."
Keywords: Slackware-based kernel-

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Old 08-19-2011, 02:57 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2006
Distribution: CentOS, Xubuntu
Posts: 5,125

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Would you recommend the product? no | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 1

Cons: Never installed

The two previous versions of this distro that I tried were rather unsatisfactory, but at least they installed. On this occasion I used the net install. After 45 minutes, I was told that there was a file conflict involving xpdf and poppler and asked if I wanted to abort the installation or continue regardless. I chose the latter option, but the installer preferred the former! Perhaps the disk installation might work, but after three bad experiences it didnít seem worth downloading another CD.


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