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Scientific Linux 5.2 - i386 & x86_64

Scientific Linux 5.2 has been released for both i386 and x86_64 architecture.

June 26, 2008
Scientific Linux release 5.2 i386 and x86_64 has been released.

Scientific Linux 5.2 has been released in record time. We want to thank everyone who has contributed, tested, and given us feedback. Without your help this release couldn't have come out as quickly and smoothly as it has.

XFS, the file system, is now officially in Scientific Linux 5.2. XFS is not available during the installation as an option for formating partitions. But you can install it so that preformated partitions will be recognized.
KDEEDU has also been added in Scientific Linux 5.2. This was added mainly because kstars is part of this package, but the other educational programs are also helpful to schools.
Alpine has officially replaced pine in Scientific Linux 5.2

Scientific Linux release 5.2 is based on the rebuilding of RPMS out of SRPMS's from Enterprise 5 Server and Client, including Update 2. It also has all errata and bugfixes up until June 26, 2008.

Distribution Web Page

Scientific Linux 5.2

Download Area

Added RPM's

Packages that were added to Scientific Linux
Added RPM's specific to S.L. 5.2
All Added RPM's in S.L. 5.x

Release Notes

The release notes can be found at - i386 (32 bit) - x86_64 (64 bit)

-Connie Sieh
-Troy Dawson

Created by dawson
Last modified 2008-06-27 10:41 AM

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