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Many Changes for SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10
Morgantown, WV, Aug 25, 2009 -- MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.10-rel_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.0.10-rel_64.iso.
SimplyMEPIS 8.0 utilizes a Debian Lenny stable foundation enhanced with a Long Term Support kernel, key package upgrades, and the MEPIS Assistant applications to create an up-to-date, ready to use desktop computer system.
The updated components on the SimplyMEPIS ISOs include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also the security patched Linux kernel 18.104.22.168, rt2860 driver 22.214.171.124, Firefox 3.5.2, Google Gadgets 0.11.0, Alsa 1.0.20, Bind 9.6.1P1, and Knetworkmanager 0.7. In addition some minor tweaks have been applied to the MEPIS Installer and the MEPIS utilities
Recently the MEPIS package pool has received new updates for Thunderbird 126.96.36.199, Mono 188.8.131.52, Strongswan 4.3.2, kvm 85, and nvidia driver 185.18.14.
Soon MEPIS will begin development of version 8.5, which will be based on the KDE 4.3 desktop. Since support for KDE 3.5 is ending, further updates for MEPIS 8.0 be less frequent.
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 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 intuitive for XP and Win98 users. SimplyMEPIS includes all of the applications that most users need and want. SimplyMEPIS is designed to replace or work side by side with Vista or XP on PCs and OSX 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.