EasyPeasy 1.6 Release Candidate

The team has been working hard to bring you the best netbook experience. The 1.6 Release Candidate is the last release of EasyPeasy 1.6 before it’s final. It was released April 23 2010.

Features

  • New boot system and new boot artwork (Uses Plymouth)
  • 1.6 RC sports full removal of the hal package, making EasyPeasy faster to boot and faster to resume from suspend.
    • 25% faster boot (cite)
  • Brand new interface
  • Built in integration with Twitter, identi.ca, Facebook, and other social networks with the MeMenu in the panel.
  • The likewise-open  package, which provides Active Directory authentication and server support for Linux, has been updated to version 5.4.
  • New default open source driver for nVidia hardware
  • Improved support for nVidia proprietary graphics drivers
  • All packages are upgraded

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Testing

Please continue reading if you want to contribute to the testing of EasyPeasy.
* Upgrading from EasyPeasy 1.5 to 1.6 haven’t been tested, but it will most likely not work, as of this release. We need data on why it doesn’t work. Please try to upgrade and report to us what went wrong – remember to backup your files.
** Open a Accessories > Terminal and ””sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list””
** Find and replace ””jaunty”” with ””lucid””
** Save and close. Now ””sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade””

The team has been working hard to bring you the best netbook experience. The 1.6 Release Candidate is the last release of EasyPeasy 1.6 before it’s final. It was released April 23 2010.

  • New boot system and new boot artwork (Uses Plymouth)
  • 1.6 RC sports full removal of the hal package, making EasyPeasy faster to boot and faster to resume from suspend.
    • 25% faster boot (cite)
  • Brand new interface
  • Built in integration with Twitter, identi.ca, Facebook, and other social networks with the MeMenu in the panel.
  • The likewise-open  package, which provides Active Directory authentication and server support for Linux, has been updated to version 5.4.
  • New default open source driver for nVidia hardware
  • Improved support for nVidia proprietary graphics drivers
  • All packages are upgraded

DownloadPlease continue reading if you want to contribute to the testing of EasyPeasy.* Please report all bugs* Upgrading from EasyPeasy 1.5 to 1.6 haven’t been tested, but it will most likely not work, as of this release. We need data on why it doesn’t work. Please try to upgrade and report to us what went wrong – remember to backup your files.** Open a Accessories > Terminal and ””sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list””** Find and replace ””jaunty”” with ””lucid””** Save and close. Now ””sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade””

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