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Scientific Linux Live CD 50

Scientific Linux Live CD 5.0 has been released for both i386 and x86_64

Scientific Linux Live CD 5.0 has been released for i386 and x86_64

The Scientific Linux Live CD is a bootable CD that runs Scientific Linux directly from CD without installing. Scientific Linux 50 LiveCD can be downloaded from ftp://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/livecd/50. Public mirrors of Scientific Linux 5.0 LiveCD can be found at the Scientificlinux.org download page https://www.scientificlinux.org/download.


New LiveCD feature:
  • LiveCD can be installed to local hard disk, run livecd-install or livecd-install-gui

Software added compared to standard Scientific Linux:
  • 915resolution
  • ntfs-3g (read/write NTFS support)
  • ntfsprogs
  • kernel-module-ntfs
  • gparted
  • testdisk
  • dd_rescue
  • partimage (only i386)
  • iperf
  • aufs (replacement for unionfs)

Major software updates compared to Scientific Linux 4 Live CD:
  • kernel 2.6.18
  • openAFS client 1.4.4
  • xorg 7.1
  • 3D desktop with compiz and AIGLX
    (must be enabled first: System -> Preferences -> Desktop Effects)
  • alsa sound lib 1.0.12
  • gnome 2.16.0 (standard desktop)
  • gimp 2.2.13
  • evolution 2.8.0
  • openoffice.org 2.0.4
  • firefox 1.5
  • thunderbird 1.5

Additional features:
  • LiveCD can be installed on USB key
  • LiveCD can be mounted over NFS (as diskless client)

More information can be found at:

Urs Beyerle

Created by dawson
Last modified 2007-05-29 10:56 AM
 

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