Porteus 2.0 RC2 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.7.5

A few major bugs have been ironed out in this version

By on January 29th, 2013 16:18 GMT

Porteus, a portable Linux operating system which can be installed on a USB device, CDROM, SD card or hard drive, and based on the Linux Live Scripts, has just reached version 2.0 RC2.

Porteus 2.0 RC2 has been released for the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it's the first distribution in the series based on Slackware 14.0.

Highlights of Porteus 2.0 RC2:

• Linux kernel has been updated to version 3.7.5;
• A bug with linuxrc not ejecting CDs in 'copy2ram' mode has been fixed;
• A function has been added to rc.M to disable discrete video card for PCs with dual graphics setup;
• A function for setting the brightness when booting on battery has been added.

A complete list of changes can be found in the official announcement.

Download Porteus 2.0 RC2 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.
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