SUSE Linux 10.1 Released
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By Scott M. Morris
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Posted: 11 May 2006
A new version of SUSE has been released. The announcement came Thursday morning after a "lot of work and several delays," as Andreas Jaeger explains. The announcement is below with links to download URLs:
After lot of work and several delays, we proudly announce the availability of SUSE Linux 10.1. In tribute to 42 and as today is the fifth anniversary of the death of Douglas Adams, we dedicate this release to him.
It can be downloaded as described below and on http://download.openSUSE.org in x86, x86-64, and ppc versions - both via ftp from our mirrors and bittorrent. We'd appreciate if you use bittorrent to share the download with others.
Initially we offer as ISOs the 5 CD open source version plus our add-on CD with proprietary portions, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, RealNetworks RealPlayer, and Sun Java Runtime Environment. DVDs will be available for download from Thursday, May 18.
Additionally two ftp trees are available - one with only open source packages and one with non open source packages. The open source tree contains packages build from more than 3100 source RPMs.
As usual, we ship all the latest open source packages available at the time. But we want to give special mention to Xgl for 3D acceleration on the desktop (http://www.opensuse.org/xgl), NetworkManager for getting painless wifi access everywhere, the completely open source AppArmor 2.0, and the full integration of XEN 3 in YaST.
We'd like to thank you all for testing heavily, reporting bugs, giving feedback on mailing lists, etc., and in general for supporting and participating in creating SUSE Linux 10.1.
Have a lot of fun!
Michael, Adrian and Andreas
P.S.: Here're all the details for downloading:
SUSE Linux 10.1 is offered via bittorrent and via normal download. Please use a mirror or the download.opensuse.org URL which directs you to a mirror.
The distribution comes with 5 CDs. You need:
* CD1 only for a minimal text installation (English)
* CDs 1-3 for a default KDE or GNOME installation in German or English
* All 5 CDs for other selections
We have put delta ISOs from both RC1 and RC3 on the server, please check any mirror for details, we're not listing them below.
Download URLs for the torrents of the ISOs:
Download URLs for the Add-On Media torrent:
Download URLs for the full ISOs:
x86 architecture (Intel 32-bit) architecture:
For x86-64 (AMD64 / EM64T) 64-bit architecture:
For PowerPC architecture:
Download URLs for the Add-On Media ISOs:
-- Andreas Jaeger, http://www.suse.de/~aj/ SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 N?rnberg, Germany GPG fingerprint = 93A3 365E CE47 B889 DF7F FED1 389A 563C C272 A126
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