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SimplyMEPIS 8.5 RC2 is Available
Morgantown, WV, Mar 4, 2010 -- Warren Woodford has released SimplyMEPIS 8.4.99, RC2 of MEPIS 8.5, now available from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.99-rc2_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.99-rc2_64.iso respectively. Deltas are also available.
Warren reported: "In the past week, we've fixed some bugs reported by the community and updated the MEPIS Assistants. And we've updated some packages containing bug fixes: digikam 1.1.0, ghostscript 8.71, kdebase-workspace 4.3.4-5 and wl-modules 220.127.116.11. The community is hard at work on translations, updated manual, and a couple of new utilities. I expect RC3 to be ready in a week or so. It should be the last RC before we go final with 8.5."
Progress on SimplyMEPIS development can be followed at http://twitter.com/mepisguy or at http://www.mepis.org OEMs, VARs and SIs interested in MEPIS security, server, workstation or desktop technology should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ISO images of MEPIS community releases are published to the 'released' subdirectory at the MEPIS Subscriber's Site and at MEPIS public mirrors. To support the ongoing development of MEPIS community editions, users are encouraged to go to become MEPIS Subscribers at the MEPIS store at http://www.mepis.org and/or help out at the MEPIS community sites: http://www.mepislovers.org and http://www.mepiscommunity.org.
SimplyMEPIS is a mature and ready to use desktop operating system for PCs and Apple computers that have Intel or AMD 32 or 64 bit processors. It is easier than Vista and it does its best to be intuitive for Windows and OSX users. SimplyMEPIS includes all of the applications that most users need and want. SimplyMEPIS is designed to replace or work side by side with Win7, Vista or XP on PCs and OSX and Windows on Apple computers.
About MEPIS LLC
Founded in 2002, MEPIS LLC develops and maintains MEPIS Linux as a foundation that allows MEPIS business partners to build and deploy virtualized data center, secure server and desktop solutions that integrate and provide a migration path for utilizing hardware virtualization, IPv6, IPsec and DNSsec. MEPIS also offers senior consulting services for product strategy, architecture design, business and systems analysis, and cross-platform software development.