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Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 5.3

Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 5.3 has been released for i386 and x86_64

Just one week after releasing Scientific Linux 5.3, I'm pleased to say that Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 5.3 has been released for i386 and x86_64. Thanks to everyone who tested it.

Please note that the Scientific Linux Live web page has been moved to http://www.livecd.ethz.ch

The Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD runs Scientific Linux 5.3 directly from CD/DVD without installing. It can be downloaded from http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/livecd/53. Public mirrors of Scientific Linux 5.3 LiveCD/DVD can be found at the Scientificlinux.org download page https://www.scientificlinux.org/download


The following versions of the Scientific Linux LiveCD/DVD are available for download
  • livecd: CD-ROM for 32bit
  • livecd64: CD-ROM for 64bit
  • livedvd: DVD-ROM for 32bit
  • livedvd64: DVD-ROM for 64bit
  • mini_livecd: Mini CD-ROM for 32bit

Features
  • LiveCD/DVD can be installed to local hard disk
  • LiveCD runs from USB key
  • Changes can be stored persistently on an external device
  • LiveCD can be mounted over NFS (diskless client)

Software
  • kernel 2.6.18-128.1.1.el5
  • openAFS client 1.4.7
  • xorg 7.1
  • 3D desktop with compiz and AIGLX
    (must be enabled first: System -> Preferences -> Desktop Effects)
  • alsa sound lib 1.0.17
  • gnome 2.16.0 (standard desktop)
  • icewm 1.2.37
  • gimp 2.2.13
  • openoffice.org 2.3.0
  • firefox 3.0
  • thunderbird 2.0
  • kde 3.5.4 (only on LiveDVD)
  • evolution 2.12.3 (only on LiveDVD)
  • ... and much more

Software added compared to standard Scientific Linux
  • ntfs-3g (read/write NTFS support)
  • ntfsprogs
  • gparted
  • reiserfs-utils, progsreiserfs
  • ms-sys
  • testdisk
  • dd_rescue
  • ddrescue
  • partimage
  • iperf
  • xdialog

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More information can be found at http://www.livecd.ethz.ch
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--- Urs Beyerle

Created by dawson
Last modified 2009-04-21 09:03 AM
 

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