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Scientific Linux Live 5.5

Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 5.5 has been released for i386 and x86_64.

Scientific Linux 5.5 Live CD and DVD (32bit and 64bit)

The Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD is a bootable CD/DVD that runs Linux directly from CD/DVD without installing. It is based on Scientific Linux 5.5 (SL55).

The Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 5.5 can be downloaded from ftp://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/livecd/55.
Public mirrors of Scientific Linux 5.5 LiveCD/DVD can be found at the Scientificlinux.org download page http://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 2.6.18-194.3.1.el5
  • openAFS client 1.4.12
  • xorg 7.1
  • alsa sound lib 1.0.17
  • gnome 2.16.0 (standard desktop)
  • gimp 2.2.13
  • openoffice.org 3.1.1
  • firefox 3.0.19
  • thunderbird 2.0.0.24
  • kde 3.5.4 (only on LiveDVD)
  • evolution 2.12.3 (only on LiveDVD)
  • ... and much more

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

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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 2010-06-21 09:04 AM
 

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