Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Distribution Release - pclinuxos enlightenment 2010.11

Filed under
Linux

Release Date: 11-01-2010
Size: 700 MB
Md5Sum: fd5095e8490da12e09ee0b4afaaec336
Produced by: Texstar and Associates
Artwork Theme by: Agust
User Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Light/Mini Version
Size: 483MB
Md5Sum: b6647443b972d9c6d7ff6b5e56183bac
Produced by: smurflover

PCLinuxOS Enlightenment (E-17) edition is now available for download showcasing the latest work from the Enlightenment development team. This version includes the latest beta desktop libraries release. The Enlightenment Desktop may be scheduled for final release before the end of the year.

Features:
Kernel 2.6.33.7-pclos6.bfs kernel for maximum desktop performance.
Full Enlightenment Desktop.
Nvidia and ATI fglrx driver support.
Multimedia playback support for many popular formats.
Wireless support for many network devices.
Printer support for many local and networked printer devices.
Addlocale allows you to convert PCLinuxOS into over 60 languages.
GetOpenOffice can install Open Office supporting over 100 languages.
MyLiveCD allows you to take a snapshot of your installation and burn it to a LiveCD/DVD.
PCLinuxOS-liveusb – allows you to install PCLinuxOS on a USB key disk.

Performance
Kernel 2.6.33.7-pclos6.bfs kernel. The bfs kernel uses a customized scheduler from Con Kolivas. The magnum 357 bsf patchset is utilized for maximum desktop performance in a multitasking environment. This provides smooth multimedia playback even under heavy loads.

Prelinking - Applications have been prelinked to provide faster start times. In addition kde apps have debug mode disabled to boost the launching of those applications.

Nscd - caching name server is preloaded and enabled to provide a faster browsing experience.

Speedboot - ported from Mandriva makes getting to your desktop faster than ever.

Appearance

Blackwood Theme - Designed by Agust this is a dark style theme with a wood grain finish look. In addition, a custom gtk2 theme and silver icon set really makes this desktop stand out. An additional 14 eye popping themes are also available from our software repository. Look for E17_themes-agust in the Synaptic Package Manager after hard drive installation.

System requirements:

* x86 processor (PCLinuxOS Enlightenment is a 32-bit OS that works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
* Modern Computer Required (Light/Mini version also available)
* 512 MB of system memory (RAM)
* 3 GB of disk space for installation
* Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
* CD-ROM drive or USB port

More information and download links located at:

http://www.pclinuxos.com/?page_id=215

More in Tux Machines

Nintendo Nixes Android Rumors

  • Nintendo Nixes Android Rumors
  • 3 Reasons Nintendo Should Switch to Google Android
    What are the odds Nintendo’s next platform, possibly a suite of devices codenamed “NX,” would emerge running a flavor of Google’s popular operating system, as claimed by a single anonymous insider in a column by Japanese biz paper Nikkei?
  • Nintendo's next console won't run Android after all
    Aside from its codename, we know little about Nintendo's in-development "NX" console. Yesterday, however, Japanese publication Nikkei claimed to have hit upon a particularly juicy detail about the next-gen gaming system, with its sources stating the NX will run some form of Google's Android OS. The rumor wasn't exactly far-fetched, given Nintendo's plans to get into mobile games this year; but alas, it appears to have been a blast of hot air.

First Open Automotive Grade Linux Spec Released

Since its inception, the Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux project has promoted itself as a collaborative open source project. With the release of the first AGL Requirements Specification for Linux-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), AGL has earned that description more than ever. Read more

Qt 5.4.2 Released

Today we have released Qt 5.4.2, the second patch update to Qt 5.4. In addition to improvements and fixes to Qt functionality it also packs new Qt Creator 3.4.1. Read more

diet4j: run Maven modules directly, and avoid gigantic JARs and WARs

Maven is great for breaking gigantic code bases into many little modules, with identified dependencies. This allows incremental builds etc. And then, to run that code, we usually put all together again into a uber-mega-JAR or WAR, or with mile-long class paths. While sometimes this makes sense, often it does not. diet4j can run command-line apps, and Tomcat web apps, similarly to how maven builds projects: simply specify the name of the top project, and diet4j assembles all the other JARs automatically for the run. E.g. if your project hierarchy looks like this:
    Project A
        Project B
            Project C
        Project D
you can say:
> diet4j A
which will read the POM in A.jar (in ~/.m2/repository, or a location of your choosing), determine run-time dependencies, then recursively look for B.jar, C.jar and D.jar, load them into separate ClassLoaders, hook up dependencies and jump on the main program (if it has one) of Project A. It may not be for all people, but it is for some who want to distribute changes incrementally, avoid rebuilding gigantic JARs every time some small change needs to happen, fit better into Linux-style package management etc. It’s also great for dynamically finding and loading modules without restarting the application. We’d love some feedback, it’s early days. http://diet4j.org/