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ANNOUNCE: FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE Custom XFCE build available

manolis@

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Hey all,

After the successful release of 8.0, I am pleased to announce that I have updated my little project here:

http://freebsd-custom.wikidot.com

to provide an XFCE DVD based on the new release.

Here are the direct download links:

http://freebsd.dev-urandom.com/iso/i386/xfce-desktop/8.0-RELEASE-i386-XFCE-27112009.iso

Checksum and signature files:

http://freebsd.dev-urandom.com/iso/i386/xfce-desktop/8.0-RELEASE-i386-XFCE-27112009.iso.CHECKSUM.MD5
http://freebsd.dev-urandom.com/iso/...ELEASE-i386-XFCE-27112009.iso.CHECKSUM.SHA256
http://freebsd.dev-urandom.com/iso/i386/xfce-desktop/8.0-RELEASE-i386-XFCE-27112009.iso.asc

Make sure to read the README file:

http://freebsd.dev-urandom.com/iso/i386/xfce-desktop/README-8.TXT

as it contains important information on installation (there are some differences in sysinstall between 7.X and 8.0)

Note: While the above files are i386 only, a 64bit version is also on the works as I now have some suitable hardware available.
It will become available in 7-10 days.

Note this release includes the latest openoffice 3.1.1 as well as abiword / gnumeric for those who prefer them. Gnash has been dropped (linux flash plugin works very well now) and avant-window-navigator is also included (but is untested). Latest versions of well known packages (gimp, inkscape, evince, firefox35 etc) are included as well.

This is the same selection of packages as the ones included in the 8.0-RC1 version of the iso, but they are of course updated to the latest versions.

The documentation packages for all available languages are included on the disc.

As always, please report any problems, success stories, comments and criticisms to manolis@FreeBSD.org

Thanks and happy FreeBSDing!

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