Official release announcement from Pardus-Announce Lists .
The second update release of the Pardus 2009 family, Pardus 2009.2 is
* Multilanguage installation image:
* Turkish and English installation image:
* Live image:
Users of 2009 and 2009.1 releases will automatically update to 2009.2
with the updates of tonight.
Newest member of Pardus 2009 series comes with advanced driver support,
enhanced desktop environment and updated versions of the packages
in our repositories, providing enhanced stability, performance, easily
installable environment with thousands of opensource software.
One of the highlights of the new release is the latest stable version
of KDE version 4.4.4 and Qt 4.6.2, coming with many bugfixes, new
Netbook mode, new features of Plasma system and many more.
Firefox 3.6.3 to safely browse the Internet, Gimp 2.6.8 for graphical
work, OpenOffice.org 22.214.171.124 “the” office suite, programming systems
like Python 2.6.5 are only a few of the updated packages of the new
New generation PiSi and Package Manager now works much faster, with
new features like grouping packages to update, ability to work on
different desktop environments with the same GUI without the need of
KDE system or libraries.
Our latest tools plasma-runner-pisi allows users to easily find and
install packages from KDE plasma runner. Just bring up the applet (by
pressing ALT-F2), run a command, if the command belongs to a package
that is not installed in your system but belongs to a package in
repositories, you will be prompted with an option to install the
Package, which will do everyting about installation automatically.
With this release, Pardus International ISO, with the addition of
Turkish language and many packages, is almost 1GB in size and can be
used by burning on a DVD or put on a harddisk like media like USB
Pardus ISO files are generated as Hybrid Images. The same Hybrid Image
can be burned to a CD, DVD or dumped to a harddisk like media, like a
USB stick. More info can be found in the README file next to ISO images.
For a smooth Pardus experience, please verify the checksum of the ISO
files after you have downloaded, and if you will burn the images to CD,
use quality CD’s and burn the CD in DAO mode with 16x speed.
Pardus Team would like to thank you all who has supported Pardus
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