Posted on: 08/27/2009 03:47 PM
SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10 has been released
MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.10-rel_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.10-rel_64.iso.SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10
SimplyMEPIS 8.0 utilizes a Debian Lenny stable foundation enhanced with a Long Term Support kernel, key package upgrades, and the MEPIS Assistant applications to create an up-to-date, ready to use desktop computer system.
The updated components on the SimplyMEPIS ISOs include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also the security patched Linux kernel 188.8.131.52, rt2860 driver 184.108.40.206, Firefox 3.5.2, Google Gadgets 0.11.0, Alsa 1.0.20, Bind 9.6.1P1, and Knetworkmanager 0.7. In addition some minor tweaks have been applied to the MEPIS Installer and the MEPIS utilities
Recently the MEPIS package pool has received new updates for Thunderbird 220.127.116.11, Mono 18.104.22.168, Strongswan 4.3.2, kvm 85, and nvidia driver 185.18.14.
Soon MEPIS will begin development of version 8.5, which will be based on the KDE 4.3 desktop. Since support for KDE 3.5 is ending, further updates for MEPIS 8.0 be less frequent.