Onur Küçük proudly announced last night (January 15th) the immediate availability of the Pardus 2009.1 Linux-based operating system. Powered by a brand-new Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, built on top of the amazing KDE Software Compilation 4.3.4 environment and with bleeding-edge applications, such as the Mozilla Firefox 3.5.7 web browser or The GIMP 2.6.8, the new Pardus Linux 2009.1 release is definitely worth installing on your computers. The best part is that Pardus Linux 2009 users can automatically upgrade to this new version by simply updating their system! "Users of Pardus 2009 will automatically switch to 2009.1 with tonight's package updates. Pardus 2009.1 comes with the latest stable KDE release, enhanced hardware support, bigger software archive with up to date packages. [...] With the 2009.1 series, Pardus ISO files are generated as Hybrid Images. The same Hybrid Image can be burned to a CD, DVD or dumped to a harddisk like media, like a USB stick. More info can be found in the README file next to ISO images. Pardus Team thanks to you all who has developed, tested, translated and supported Pardus."
- Onur Küçük said in the official release announcement
. Highlights of Pardus Linux 2009.1:
· Linux kernel 188.8.131.52;
· Xorg Server 1.6.5;
· KDE SC 4.3.4;
· OpenOffice.Org 184.108.40.206;
· Mozilla Firefox 3.5.7;
· The GIMP 2.6.8;
· Python 2.6.4;
· Better hardware support;
· Larger software archive;
· Beautiful artwork for boot prompt, boot splash and desktop environment;
· ...and lots of bugfixes!
Pardus Linux 2009.1 is available in two editions, the Standard Edition (in Turkish and English) and the International Edition, which contains translations in 11 languages. The Standard Edition is available as a Live CD and an Installation CD.
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