Sabayon Linux 5.4 GNOME and KDE: Stable release
Posted on: 09/30/2010 06:59 PM

Sabayon Linux 5.4 GNOME and KDE has been released

Sabayon Linux 5.4 GNOME and KDE: Stable release


The best, refined blend of GNU/Linux, coming with bleeding edge edges is eventually here! Say hello to Sabayon Five-point-Fourhh, available in both GNOME and KDE editions!
Dedicated to those who like cutting edge stability, out of the box experience, outstanding Desktop performance, clean and beauty. Sabayon 5.4 will catch you, anything that could have been compiled, has been compiled, anything cool that could have been implemented or updated, it's there: you will find outstanding amount of new applications and features, like XBMC, KDE 4.5, GNOME 2.30, Linux Kernel 2.6.35, and so forth.

Features of Sabayon 5.4:
More than 1000 updated packages since Sabayon 5.3 and more than 100 bugs (stability, usability and performance) fixed
Shipped with Desktop-optimized Linux kernel 2.6.35
Providing extra Server-optimized, OpenVZ-enabled, Vserver-enabled kernels in repositories
Installable in 10 minutes
Fast boot time and lightweight default system
Ext4 filesystem as default
Official Btrfs filesystem support
Encrypted filesystem support
Featuring X.Org 7.5 and up-to-date Open Source, NVIDIA, AMD video drivers
Containing GNOME 2.30 (with GNOME Shell!) and KDE 4.5.1
Outstanding 3D Desktop applications (Compiz, Compiz Fusion and KWin) working out of the box
Bringing Entropy Framework (Package Manager) 0.99.50.2, faster than ever!
Shipped with OpenOffice 3.2 productivity suite, Multimedia applications
Transform Sabayon into an full-featured HTPC Operating System (Media Center) using XBMC
Shipped with World of Goo Demo - best 2D game ever!
Refreshed Skin! (as usual)
Try it out from Windows, just kick the DVD in and use Sabayon via QEMU virtualization!

Requirements
Minimum requirements:
- an i686-compatible Processor (Intel Pentium II/III, Celeron, AMD Athlon)
- 512Mb RAM (GNOME) - 768Mb RAM (KDE)
- 8 GB of free space
- A X.Org supported 2D GPU
- a DVD reader
Optimal requirements:
- a Dual Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or better, AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better)
- 1024Mb RAM
- 15 GB of free space
- A X.Org supported 3D GPU (Intel, AMD, NVIDIA) (esp. for XBMC)



Printed from Linux Compatible (http://www.linuxcompatible.org/news/story/sabayon_linux_54_gnome_and_kde_stable_release.html)