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Distribution Release - pclinuxos enlightenment 2010.11

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Release Date: 11-01-2010
Size: 700 MB
Md5Sum: fd5095e8490da12e09ee0b4afaaec336
Produced by: Texstar and Associates
Artwork Theme by: Agust
User Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Light/Mini Version
Size: 483MB
Md5Sum: b6647443b972d9c6d7ff6b5e56183bac
Produced by: smurflover

PCLinuxOS Enlightenment (E-17) edition is now available for download showcasing the latest work from the Enlightenment development team. This version includes the latest beta desktop libraries release. The Enlightenment Desktop may be scheduled for final release before the end of the year.

Kernel kernel for maximum desktop performance.
Full Enlightenment Desktop.
Nvidia and ATI fglrx driver support.
Multimedia playback support for many popular formats.
Wireless support for many network devices.
Printer support for many local and networked printer devices.
Addlocale allows you to convert PCLinuxOS into over 60 languages.
GetOpenOffice can install Open Office supporting over 100 languages.
MyLiveCD allows you to take a snapshot of your installation and burn it to a LiveCD/DVD.
PCLinuxOS-liveusb – allows you to install PCLinuxOS on a USB key disk.

Kernel kernel. The bfs kernel uses a customized scheduler from Con Kolivas. The magnum 357 bsf patchset is utilized for maximum desktop performance in a multitasking environment. This provides smooth multimedia playback even under heavy loads.

Prelinking - Applications have been prelinked to provide faster start times. In addition kde apps have debug mode disabled to boost the launching of those applications.

Nscd - caching name server is preloaded and enabled to provide a faster browsing experience.

Speedboot - ported from Mandriva makes getting to your desktop faster than ever.


Blackwood Theme - Designed by Agust this is a dark style theme with a wood grain finish look. In addition, a custom gtk2 theme and silver icon set really makes this desktop stand out. An additional 14 eye popping themes are also available from our software repository. Look for E17_themes-agust in the Synaptic Package Manager after hard drive installation.

System requirements:

* x86 processor (PCLinuxOS Enlightenment is a 32-bit OS that works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
* Modern Computer Required (Light/Mini version also available)
* 512 MB of system memory (RAM)
* 3 GB of disk space for installation
* Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
* CD-ROM drive or USB port

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