Latest testing release of Pardus 2009 is ready ! Like always you can
download this release from Pardus FTP servers athttp://ftp://ftp.pardus.org.tr/pub/pardus/kurulan/2009-RC2/
For a smooth installation experience, please verify the checksum of
the ISO files after you have downloaded, use quality CD's and burn the
CD in DAO mode with 16x speed.
The International CD of RC2, containing 11 languages to choose from,
is also available in FTP.
The new release contains many bugfixes and enhancements after the RC
release. New release comes with i mproved hardware support for
printers, scanners, webcams, wireless adapters and DVB devices.
Pardus 2009 RC2 has also been improved graphically in every part of
the distribution. All the splash systems from bootloader to login
screen has been improved. Pardus' icon theme, Milky, created from
scratch by Banu Önal is now available for our users. New wallpapers
from Gökhan Özkan are also available.
Migration tool, allowing users of Windows to migrate their personal
data now comes with the installation CD.
The new test version of Pardus 2009 contains up to date packages like
Linux kernel 18.104.22.168
Mozilla Firefox 3.5
and many more in just one CD. Pardus repositories are growing larger
and larger everyday, with the main repo over 2000 packages.
Known issues of Pardus 2009 RC2 are as follows;
- If you select a theme from Kaptan, the icon set is set to Oxygen.
To use the default icon theme, Milky, you can either skip the theme
selection in Kaptan, or change the icon theme to Milky through System
- Migration tool pops up even if there is no Windows system detected.
You can safely pass the Migration tool by pressing cancel or closing
We remind you that this is the second testing release for Pardus
2009. Not all of the features and optimizations of the final release
are ready in the beta release. As this release is within the fast
developement cycle, there will be lots of package updates towards the
We welcome you to report us the bugs you encounter and feature
requests in our bug tracker http://bugs.pardus.org.tr