The PCLinuxOS development team announced the immediate availability of the PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE4 edition. With a Linux kernel 18.104.22.168 (with BFS scheduler) on board, the new edition of the PCLinuxOS distribution provides a ready-to-use KDE Software Compilation 4.4.2 environment.PCLinuxOS was founded six years ago, in October of 2003, by a company called Texstar, located in Houston, Texas. The PCLinuxOS distribution comes in the form of a Live CD, but it can also be permanently installed on a hard disk drive. PCLinuxOS uses the APT package manager and its Synaptic GUI (Graphical User Interface) frontend. At the moment, PCLinuxOS 2010 is available only for 32-bit machines!
Features of “PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE4 Edition”:
- Linux kernel 22.214.171.124 (with BFS scheduler);
- Linux kernel 126.96.36.199 (available from the default software repository);
- KDE Software Compilation 4.4.2;
- Support for Realtek RTL8191SE/RTL8192SE Wi-Fi cards;
- Support for Microdia webcams;
- Added VIM text-based editor;
- Added udftools;
- Updated Nvidia video driver to version 195.36.24;
- Updated ATI Radeon video driver to version 10.4;
- Fixed the CD-ROM eject function when using the “Copy to RAM” feature;
- Fixed the new widget download in KDE4;
- Updated many other supported packages!
The PCLinuxOS 2010 operating system was released exactly two weeks ago and it included no more than six editions: GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, KDE3, GNOME ZenMini and Enlightenment E17. If you already have this version installed on your machine, do not download PCLinuxOS 2010.1; instead just update your system with the Synaptic Package Manager application.
PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE4