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New Release of Zonbu imminent

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Great news - a MAJOR new Zonbu OS release should be arriving any day now and I’ve been playing with an early preview. It’s full of lots of changes and improvements which I’ll be talking about in more detail in the coming days.

Until then, here is the summary from the Zonbu “releases” page:
Version 6.889 - released 2007-09-25

New features

FireFTP plugin in Firefox
Transmission, a lightweight bittorrent client
Lyrics plugin for Banshee
NTFS external hard-drives read/write support
Putty, a graphical ssh connection manager
Tomatoes, an arcade game
ODF documents converter (Microsoft Office 2007 format)
LDAP support in Evolution
New network connection assistant
Crash reporter

Improvements

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