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Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 4.8

Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD 4.8 has been released for i386 and x86_64

The Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD runs Scientific Linux 4.8 directly from CD/DVD without installing.
It can be downloaded from http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/livecd/48.
Public mirrors of Scientific Linux LiveCD/DVD can be found at the Scientificlinux.org download page https://www.scientificlinux.org/download

Cheers,
Urs Beyerle

Scientific Linux 4.8 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 4.8 (SL48), which is recompiled from RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 sources (RHEL4 AS Update 8).

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 2.6.9-89.0.9.EL
  • openAFS client 1.4.7
  • xorg 6.8.2
  • alsa sound lib 1.0.6
  • kde 3.3.1
  • icewm 1.2.37
  • gnome 2.8.0 (only on LiveDVD)
  • gimp 2.0.5
  • openoffice.org 1.1.5 (CD) 2.0.4 (DVD)
  • firefox 3.0
  • thunderbird 1.5
  • evolution 2.8.0 (only on LiveDVD)
  • unionfs and squashfs for w/r live system
  • ... and much more


Software added compared to standard Scientific Linux

  • ntfsprogs
  • fuse-ntfs-3g
  • qtparted
  • testdisk
  • dd_rescue
  • ddrescue
  • partimage
  • iperf
  • ms-sys

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

Created by dawson
Last modified 2009-08-27 09:58 AM
 

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