Gentoo Linux - LiveDVD 11.0
Posted on March 8, 2011
by Joshua Saddler
Software in the making edition
Gentoo Linux is proud to announce the availability of a new LiveDVD to
celebrate the continued collaboration between Gentoo users and developers. The
LiveDVD features a superb list of packages, some of which are listed below.
System packages include: Linux Kernel 2.6.37 (with Gentoo patches),
Accessibility Support with Speakup 3.1.6, bash 4.1, glibc 2.12.2, gcc 4.5.2,
binutils 2.21, python 2.7.1 and 3.1.3, perl 5.12.3, and more.
Desktop environments and window managers include: KDE SC 4.6, GNOME
2.32, Xfce 4.8, Enlightenment 1.0.7, Openbox 188.8.131.52, Fluxbox 1.3.1, XBMC
10.0 and more.
Office, graphics, and productivity applications include: OpenOffice
3.2.1, XEmacs 21.5.29 gVim 7.3.102, Abiword 2.8.6, GnuCash 2.2.9, Scribus
1.9.3, GIMP 2.6.11, Inkscape 0.48.1, Blender 2.49b, XSane 0.997, and much
Web browsers include: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.13, Arora 0.11.0, Opera
11.0, Epiphany 2.30.6, Seamonkey 2.0.11, and other favorites.
Communication tools include: Pidgin 2.7.10, Quassel 0.7.1, Mozilla
Thunderbird 3.1.7, Claws Mail 3.7.8, Qtwitter 0.10.0, irssi 0.8.15, and many
Development applications include: KDevelop 4.2, KDESvn 1.5.5,
qt-creator 2.1.0, Bluefish 2.0.2, and many more.
Multimedia applications include: Amarok 2.4, MPlayer 1.0_rc4,
DVDAuthor 0.6.14, LAME 3.98.4, ffmpeg 0.6, GNOME-MPlayer 1.0.0,
SMPlayer 0.6.9, and several others.
- Writable AUFS support so you can emerge new packages!
Persistancy for $HOME is available; press F9 for more
The LiveDVD is available in two flavors: a hybrid x86/x86_64 version, and
an x86_64 multilib version. The livedvd-x86-amd64-32ul-11.0 version
will work on 32-bit x86 or 64-bit x86_64. If your CPU architecture is x86, then
boot with the default gentoo kernel. If your arch is amd64 boot with the
gentoo64 kernel. This means you can boot a 64bit kernel and install a
customized 64bit userland while using the provided 32bit userland. The
livedvd-amd64-multilib-11.0 version is for x86_64 only.
Please select your architecture to be redirected to a mirror for
Please read the FAQ on using
We have also started a discussion thread in our forum. Please post
any bugs you encounter.
Thank you for your continued support,
Gentoo Linux Developers, the Gentoo Linux
Foundation, and the Gentoo-Ten Project.
Page updated March 8, 2011
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