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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.

January 12, 2009

Supercomputer "SKIF-MGU" works under ALT Linux 4.1 SKIF

ALT Linux distribution successfully used on the most powerful supercomputer in Russia — SKIF‑MGU.

Within the framework of of Russian-Belorussian program “SKIF-GRID” ALT Linux has developed a specialised ALT Linux 4.1 SKIF distribution. The distribution has  successfully passed qualification tests.