New Features

Most recent, stable operating system and desktop environment

SimplyMEPIS 11.0.00 is released for i386 and amd64 platforms. Relying on the excellent work in Debian 6.0, it's configured with a kernel (overview) and the KDE 4.5.1 desktop (overview). Updates will be made when stable candidates are made available and have been tested.

Extensive software for fun and productivity

SimplyMEPIS 11.0.00 comes with many applications, including LibreOffice 3.3.2, Firefox 4.0.1, VLC 1.1.3, Amarok 2.4.0, Kdenlive 0.7.9, Digikam 1.9.0, GIMP 2.6.10, and Inkscape 0.48.1. Additional apps are available for easy installation from the MEPIS and Debian package pools such as Dropbox, Skype, Scribus, Eclipse, Evolution, WINE and thousands more.

Many user-oriented contributions from the Community

The MEPIS Community's involvement in MEPIS 11.0 was substantial. A partial list includes: help with automatic video recognition, detailed hardware testing, development of the boot splash, production of smaller applications, publication of an updated and expanded Users Manual, creation of a Quickstart document on the KDE4 desktop, packaging, etc. Users interested in getting involved with development have a large range of fun and significant possibilities.