Sabayon Linux 6 (i386/amd64)
Sabayon Linux 6 - combines the convenience for the end user with the flexibility of Gentoo. Distribution is available in assemblies with GNOME 2.32.2 and KDE 4.6.4.
Sabayon Linux is designed as a Live-distribution, provided with the possibility of easy installation on your hard drive. The set comes complete with full set of multimedia codecs and restricted drivers for video cards, wireless adapters and software modems.
Batch distribution base is synchronized with the collection of Gentoo and Portage is completely compatible with Portage 2.2 (EAPI2), the user can install programs from source code as well as using the binary packages built for x86 and x86-64. To manage the packages prepared by the GUI interface "Sulfur" and command-line program "equo".
Release Highlights: Sabayon Linux 6:
Distribution comes with a Linux-kernel 126.96.36.199, optimized for desktop applications. Optional packages are available with Linux-kernel that is optimized for use on the server or to deploy isolated containers on the basis of OpenVZ or Vserver;
Official support for file system Btrfs;
Recycled graphic design, improvement of visual themes for wide-screen 16:9 and 16:10;
The simplified system of transformation in the distribution media center based on XBMC;
The composition includes a new version of a package manager Entropy 1.0_rc10. Increased speed Entropy Store (Sulfur). Added support for loading only the changed parts of the package (delta-updates), the parallel load several packages, update the repository via HTTPS;
Improved installer, which is based on the source code of a new branch Anaconda, used to install Fedora Linux. In the installer has an option to encrypt the disk partitions, splitting software RAID, work with LVM, installed language pack;
Added interface for managing a packet filter and frontends for GNOME and KDE;
X. Org Server updated to version 1.10;
The default mode is activated composite of Sane Desktop;
Instead of proprietary Java VM is now used IcedTea6;
The transition to a library jpeg-turbo, which greatly increased the speed of processing JPEG-images;
The transition to OpenOffice.org on LibreOffice 3.3.3;
As a browser, the default Chromium;
Packages with proprietary drivers from NVIDIA and ATI are divided into two parts - a package with kernel modules and package the components running on the user level;
GRUB has been updated to version 1.99;
Presented by the application "kernel-switcher", designed to quickly switch between the available repositories in Linux-kernels;
Python has been updated to version 2.7, and GCC 4.5.2 to version;
Ready for the introduction of the configurator system and equipment Dracut seamless graphical boot Plymouth (expected in Sabayon 7).
Home : http://www.sabayon.org/
Sabayon Linux 6 (i386/amd64)! Available for users only