Morgantown, WV, US and Thessaloniki, Greece, Nov 30, 2009 -- Anti has announced the first public beta of antiX-M8.5. It is available at MEPIS mirrors in the released/antix directory as antiX-M8.5-pt1-beta.iso.
This is the first public test release of antiX-M8.5, a light, but fully featured MEPIS/Debian Testing distro suitable for older computers as well as new. antiX defaults to a fully customized icewm 'desktop' and fluxbox is also included as an alternative.
Minimum recommended RAM 128MB (lower may work) There are a lot of changes for antiX-M8.5. New features include persistence for liveusb and frugal install. There is a 'remaster on the fly then install' to hard-drive capability.