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Author Topic: VL 5.9 Light B4 Released.  (Read 4890 times)
uelsk8s
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« on: April 13, 2008, 07:02:29 am »

The VectorLinux team is proud to announce VL-Light Beta 4.
VL-Light turns an aging PC into a usable computer again. Living up to the VL motto of "When Choice Matters," we give you lots of choices in a small package. We have included JWM and Fluxbox Window Managers, xfe and pcmanfm File managers, Opera, Dillo and lynx Web Browsers, Xine, MPlayer, and XMMS for Multimedia and Abiword and Gnumeric for office tasks. Come Discover the Difference that VL-Light will show you.
We have reached B4 status. In this release we have 2 new kernels, and aburning app vburn, which was developed by Nightflier. We need your feedback on them so Please test and let us know how it goes.

ISO can be downloaded here: http://vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-5.9/iso-release/VL5.9-Light-B4.iso

Please post bugs here: http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=6045.0
Thanks,
Uelsk8s
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shahgols
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2008, 04:27:26 pm »

Got a question, does VL Light run in memory or is this thing running as fast as freaking hell from disk?  Don't answer that, just wanted to say that this is one fast distro. 
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MikeCindi
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2008, 04:29:50 pm »

...freaking hell...
That must be fast! Shocked
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shahgols
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2008, 04:45:18 pm »

Well, all I have to say is that I'm running it on an old computer and if I didn't know what was in this machine, I would think that it has a core2 duo and a whole lot of RAM.  The response time is just INCREDIBLE.  I'm not exaggerating, test it out for yourself.
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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2008, 05:50:43 pm »

Well, all I have to say is that I'm running it on an old computer and if I didn't know what was in this machine, I would think that it has a core2 duo and a whole lot of RAM.  The response time is just INCREDIBLE.  I'm not exaggerating, test it out for yourself.

Hmmmm... Maybe I'll have to give it a try on my 3.33Ghz machine. I wouldn't want anything to blow up though.  Cheesy
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