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MEPIS Releases ISOs for 1GB USB Keys

Morgantown, WV, Apl 21, 2010 -- MEPIS LLC has announced the upload of SimplyMEPIS 8.5 ISOs that will fit on a 1GB USB key. The USB sized ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-USB_8.5.03-rel1_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-USB_8.5.03-rel1_64.iso respectively.

Warren Woodford explained: "This build includes the packages that are preloaded in the CD sized ISOs and in addition contains a number of extra applications and basic localization support for a few languages. As the first release of it's kind the package additions and the language support are a bit of an experiment. I imagine we will make adjustments based on feedback from users."

Antix M8.5 for Lite Computers is Available

AntiX-M8.5 is available at MEPIS mirrors in the antix subdirectory.

Here is anticapitalista's announcement of antiX-M8.5:

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Goes Gold

Morgantown, WV, Mar 29, 2010 -- MEPIS LLC has announced the availability of SimplyMEPIS 8.5 from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.5.01-rel1_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.5.01-rel1_64.iso respectively. Deltas are also available.

RC3 Brings SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Close to Final Release

Morgantown, WV, Mar 17, 2010 -- MEPIS has released SimplyMEPIS 8.5.00, RC3 of MEPIS 8.5, now available from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.5.00-rc3_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.5.00-rc3_64.iso respectively. Deltas are also available.

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 RC2 is Available

Morgantown, WV, Mar 4, 2010 -- Warren Woodford has released SimplyMEPIS 8.4.99, RC2 of MEPIS 8.5, now available from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.99-rc2_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.99-rc2_64.iso respectively. Deltas are also available.

Warren reported: "In the past week, we've fixed some bugs reported by the community and updated the MEPIS Assistants. And we've updated some packages containing bug fixes: digikam 1.1.0, ghostscript 8.71, kdebase-workspace 4.3.4-5 and wl-modules 5.60.48.36. The community is hard at work on translations, updated manual, and a couple of new utilities. I expect RC3 to be ready in a week or so. It should be the last RC before we go final with 8.5."

Celebrate Presidents Day with SimplyMEPIS 8.5 beta5

Morgantown, WV, Feb 15, 2010 -- MEPIS has announced SimplyMEPIS 8.4.97, the fifth beta of MEPIS 8.5, now available from MEPIS and public mirrors. The ISO files for 32 and 64 bit processors are SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.97-b5_32.iso and SimplyMEPIS-CD_8.4.97-b5_64.iso respectively. Deltas, requested by the MEPIS community, are also available.

Warren Woodford reported: "We are coming down the home stretch on the development of SimplyMEPIS version 8.5. There is some work to be done on MEPIS components, but the major packages are locked in to what may be their final versions. We've been asked to make more package updates, but we can't go much further without switching to a Debian Squeeze base."

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