We're happy to announce Pardus 2008.2 Alpha, the first test release for
upcoming Pardus 2008.2
This alpha includes all of the enhancements and bugfixes commited since the
release of Pardus 2008 and can be dowloaded fromhttp://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/installcd/2008.2/http://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/livecd/2008.2/
We would like to remind you that this is not a final version, and should
not be installed on production machines. We did our best to fix all
bugs, however should you find one, do not hesitate to enter a report in
our bug reporting system (http://bugs.pardus.org.tr
). Please note that to
eliminate potential problems, burn the CDs in DAO mode, 16x speed.
As in 2008.1, we released Pardus 2008.2 Alpha as one install CD in English and
Turkish, one in all supported languages and one Live CD based on KDE3, and
finally one Live CD based on on KDE4.
Features and dowload links of these flavours are as follows :
- Pardus 2008.2 Alpha Install CD [Turkish/English] : This CD is the familiar
Pardus InstallCD with _only_ Turkish and English Install support.http://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/installcd/2008.2/Pardus_2008.2_Alpha.isohttp://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/installcd/2008.2/Pardus_2008.2_Alpha.iso.sha1sum
- Pardus 2008.2 Alpha Install CD [International] : This CD includes all 11
supported languages, in exchange of some games and development tools.http://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/installcd/2008.2/Pardus_2008.2-Int_Alpha.isohttp://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/installcd/2008.2/Pardus_2008.2-Int_Alpha.iso.sha1sum
- Pardus 2008.2 Alpha Live CD [KDE3] : This is the Live CD based on Pardus'
stable desktop environment, KDE3. This Live CD supports operation in all 11
- Pardus 2008.2 Alpha Live CD [KDE4] : This new Live CD is based on the latest
stable version of KDE 4 series, KDE 4.2beta2, and includes KDE4 ports of a
variety of populer KDE applications : Amarok, K3b, kaffeine,kvirc,
ktorrent, krename... Please note that Pardus' stable desktop environment is
still KDE3 and this KDE4 based live CD is intended as a technology preview
about KDE4's status in Pardus.http://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/livecd/2008.2/Pardus_Calisan_2008.2-KDE4_Alpha.isohttp://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/livecd/2008.2/Pardus_Calisan_2008.2-KDE4_Alpha.iso.sha1sum
Also, in order to save bandwith, use can use the supplied xdeltas to produce
2008.2 Alpha isos using 2008.1 Hyaena hyaena release isos.
Let's remind it one more time - this is a beta grade software : though we
tried to eliminate all the bugs we are aware of, quite possibly there are
more of them. We would be happy to hear about them in our bugzilla and
pardus-users email list.
Ekin Meroglu <ekin_at_pardus.org.tr>