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January 14, 2009

ALT Linux 4.1.1 Desktop released

ALT Linux proudly presents a new release of our desktop distribution,ALT Linux 4.1.1 Desktop. This is a general purpose GNU/Linux
distribution intended for use on desktop systems, laptops and netbooks.

Changes since ALT Linux 4.1.0 Desktop include:

  • Updated version of OpenOffice.org - 3.0.0.8, with bugfixes.
  • Compiz works out-of-box, all you need to do is run it from the menu.
  • Fixes in NetworkManager, targeted on its stability and PPPoE operation.
  • Printer settings and management is fixed in a default KDE installation.
  • CPU frequency changing fixed.
  • Miscellaneous fixes here and there.
  • An installation DVD image with English as the default language

About Box version.

More details, including general features of 4.1 Desktop distro can befound at http://en.altlinux.org/ALT_Linux_4.1_Desktop

Images are available at:
ftp://ftp.altlinux.ru/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/4.1/Desktop/4.1.1/iso/
or at the nearest mirror site. The list of active mirrors can be found
at http://www.altlinux.ru/en/go/download/

As well as for 4.1.0, several images are available, including an installation CD, an installation DVD, an image for a flash drive (that can be booted on eeePCs), a LiveCD and a rescue CD images. Moreover, xdelta and xdelta3 files are provided to save you time and money when upgrading 4.1.0 Desktop to 4.1.1 Desktop, and a separate DVD with
English as the default language so that you don't need to crawl through cryptic Russian letters on early steps :) Happy using!