MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.12, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.12-rel_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.12-rel_64.iso.SimplyMEPIS 8.0.12 Maintenance Release
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 126.96.36.199, Alsa 1.0.21 and updated drivers for aufs and NVIDIA 185.18.36. Some of the packages were updated to enable compatibility between MEPIS 8.0 and the upcoming MEPIS 8.5 which will feature KDE 4.3.
ISO images of MEPIS community releases are published to the 'released' subdirectory at the MEPIS Subscriber's Site and at MEPIS public mirrors. To support the ongoing development of MEPIS, community users are encouraged to go to become MEPIS Subscribers at the MEPIS store at http://www.mepis.org and/or help out at the MEPIS community sites, http://www.mepislovers.org and http://www.mepiscommunity.org.
SimplyMEPIS 8.0.12 has been released