Posted on: 06/03/2006 07:48 PM

KNOPPIX 5.0.1 has been released

At CeBIT 2006, a preview of Knoppix 5 was introduced, which has now been updated with the new Kernel and udev hotplug management. The new version includes a few bugfixes and KDE 3.5.2. Version 5.0.1 will be available for download on the public mirrors and (the DVD version only) inside the 07/06 issue of the german PC Welt magazine. At the same time together with the DVD edition, a CD version with somewhat reduced content ("Best of Desktop applications") will be published on the mirrors.

What's new

Linux Kernel 2.6.17 (rc)
Debian (testing/unstable)
Xorg Version 7.0
Detection of onboard IDE-Raid Controllers and raid disk components
udev+hwsetup for automatic hardware detection
KDE 3.5.2, GNOME 2.12 from Debian/unstable
OpenOffice 2.0.2 (german+english)
transparent write access for NTFS partitions (libntfs+fuse)
new knoppix-installer now also with the possibility to update existing installations of Knoppix
Many, MANY Updates...


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