Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

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Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by lxnay » Fri Mar 26, 2010 14:44

Press Release: Sabayon Linux x86/x86-64 5.2 GNOME and KDE

The best, refined blend of GNU/Linux, coming with bleeding edge edges is eventually here! Say hello to Sabayon Five-point-Twoh, available in both GNOME and KDE editions!
Dedicated to those who like cutting edge stability, out of the box experience, outstanding Desktop performance, clean and beauty. Sabayon 5.2 will catch you, anything that could have been compiled, has been compiled, anything cool that could have been implemented or updated, it's there: you will find outstanding amount of new applications and features, like XBMC 9.11, KDE 4.4.1, GNOME 2.28, Linux Kernel 2.6.33, and so forth.
So, come on, go catch it, it's half a DVD away from you!
  • Features of Sabayon 5.2:
  • Based on new GCC 4.4.1 and Glibc 2.10
  • Shipped with Desktop-optimized Linux kernel 2.6.33
  • Providing extra Server-optimized and OpenVZ-enabled kernels in repositories
  • Installable in 10 minutes
  • Faster boot time and lightweight default system
  • Ext4 filesystem as default
  • Encrypted filesystem support
  • Featuring X.Org 7.5 and up-to-date Open Source, NVIDIA, AMD video drivers
  • Containing GNOME 2.28 (with GNOME Shell!) and KDE 4.4.1
  • Outstanding 3D Desktop applications (Compiz, Compiz Fusion and KWin) working out of the box
  • Bringing Entropy Framework (Package Manager) 0.99.38.7
  • Shipped with OpenOffice 3.2 productivity suite, Multimedia applications
  • Transform Sabayon into an full-featured HTPC Operating System (Media Center) using XBMC
  • Shipped with World of Goo Demo - best 2D game ever!
  • Sexiest Skin ever! (Light blueeee!)
  • Try it out from Windows, just kick the DVD in and use Sabayon via QEMU virtualization!
  • Ready for Sabayon 6 (someday!)
  • Updates since Sabayon 5.1-r1:
  • New Linux Kernel 2.6.33 with enhanced wireless and power management support
  • Switched to GRUB2, improved Mac support
  • Improved VirtualBox Input drivers support
  • KDE updated to 4.4.1 and now more integrated than ever (featuring new KNetworkManager)!
  • Entropy Framework updated to 0.99.38.7, featuring outstanding performance improvements, tons of bugfixes and features (see our Git repos). Working towards 1.0!
  • More than 2000 new updated packages available (since Sabayon 5.1)
  • Greatly improved boot time
  • Improved Pulseaudio/ALSA support
  • Reduced ISO images footprint by 100Mb
  • Improved NVIDIA legacy drivers support
  • Improved XBMC, Media Center installation profile support and reliability
Requirements
Minimum requirements:
- an i686-compatible Processor (Intel Pentium II/III, Celeron, AMD Athlon)
- 512Mb RAM
- 6 GB of free space
- A X.Org supported 2D GPU
- a DVD reader
Optimal requirements:
- a Dual Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or better, AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better)
- 1024Mb RAM
- 15 GB of free space
- A X.Org supported 3D GPU (Intel, AMD, NVIDIA) (esp. for XBMC)
- a DVD reader

Resources for Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE:
Kernel Configuration:
- Sabayon 5.2 x86 kernel config
- Sabayon 5.2 amd64 kernel config
Packages list:
- Sabayon Linux x86 5.2 KDE Packages
- Sabayon Linux x86-64 5.2 KDE Packages
- Sabayon Linux x86 5.2 GNOME Packages
- Sabayon Linux x86-64 5.2 GNOME Packages

Download sources
Our Mirrors Page:
- http://www.sabayon.org/download
Bittorrent:
- http://tracker.sabayon.org/
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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by Thev00d00 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 14:47

Woohoo! :D
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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by DHalens » Fri Mar 26, 2010 14:58

Only thing left is to threat someone from the artwork team to update the forum badges for staff. :P

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by mobilehunter » Fri Mar 26, 2010 15:04

yippie. thank a lot.

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by bazu » Fri Mar 26, 2010 15:40

How to upgrade to 5.2 . Now i`m using 5.1 x64 G

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by bazu » Fri Mar 26, 2010 15:42

Sorry for double post but i try with sulfur and it tell me you don`t have a new upgrade.

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by joost » Fri Mar 26, 2010 15:50

If you had Sabayon 5.0 or 5.1 and kept it updated you already have Sabayon 5.2
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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by bazu » Fri Mar 26, 2010 16:01

Before 2 days I mate a upgade and almost change everything... kernel wallpapers gnome... so it was 5.2 upgrade ?

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by Stupot » Fri Mar 26, 2010 16:39

You're thinking of it wrong, bazu. Sabayon is now a rolling release distro. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_release

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Re: Sabayon Linux 5.2 GNOME and KDE: Stable release

Post by svantoviit » Fri Mar 26, 2010 18:03

a rolling release... nice... but why I still run kernel 2.6.31?
do I have to upgrade it manually?

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