Sunday, April 08, 2007

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (Etch) Released

Finally, Debian Etch has been released!

Highlights:
  • Graphical installer (type 'installgui' at the installer prompt)
  • Support for encrypted partitions at install time
  • SELinux support (not enabled by default)
  • Secure APT
  • Fully automated installs via preseeding
  • Debian volatile is now an official service (for those who use snort, clamav, or any other packages that need frequent updates)
  • The usual major desktop software: KDE 3.5, GNOME 2.14, Xfce 4.4, X.Org 7.1, OpenOffice.org 2.0.4a

Release notes
Debian 4.0/Etch downloads via bittorrent