[blag-whereto] BLAG 119K Alpha Released
arm at tearms.org
Fri May 14 15:48:05 UTC 2010
The subject omitted the word Alpha and I just wanted to point that out!
On 05/14/2010 11:42 AM, Abdur-Rahman Morgan wrote:
> Our first Alpha for BLAG 119k has been released. Based on Fedora 12,
> it represents what our next release 120k will include. This release is
> a culmination of discussions revolving reviving BLAG. Conversations
> within our community by veteran blaggers, long-time supporters, new
> contributors and users who have stood beside the values and principles
> of the distribution for a long time.
> BLAG is 100% Free Software and this release includes updated packages
> familiar to most users to get up and running with a stable desktop all
> on ONE CD.
> BLAG119k by default is a LiveCD. It includes Alexandre Olivia's
> Freed-ora linux-libre kernels. GNOME, LXDE and Openbox are now
> available for choices of desktop environments. SELinux is also
> disabled by default. Returns to this release include blogtk. Additions
> include Gwibber for microblogging. Traditional packages include
> abiword, gnumeric and evolution for office. Also included are apt,
> asunder, audacity, firefox, gftp, gthumb, istanbul, pidgin, rhythmbox,
> soundconverter, totem, transmission, xchat, xine and more.
> This is an ALPHA (test) release, which is runs very smoothly out of
> the box. There are some important things to mention. As we are still
> working on building a repo, the current CD uses Fedora repos for new
> packages. As of this posting a linux-libre repo has to be added
> manually updating via yum is recommended. It is possible that
> installing some packages may install selinux as a dependency, so
> please add selinux=0 to /etc/grub/ so that changes to the file system
> do not take place upon reboot if this is the case. We hope these
> matters to be addressed in the beta.
> Please provide your feedback on the base CD to let us know what you
> think. There's more work to be done, but this is one of many
> milestones that we can all celebrate today since it has been sometime
> since an official release. If you would like to contribute, please
> read the forum post, "Where can you contribute to the next release of
> BLAG?"(http://forums.blagblagblag.org/viewtopic.php?t=5078), take
> sometime to look at the Alpha release and post where you want to make
> your contributions. Please provide your feedback about the Alpha CD to
> the post, "Towards an Alpha
> You can grab the latest CD at
> The current stable release of BLAG is still 900000 and is the
> recommended release.
> The alpha release is meant for "testing only" and results may vary.
> "Enjoy the remainder of your day and have fun doing that which brings
> you happiness!"
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