Installation is as usual smooth except my printer Epson C58 was not detected.
Sabayon comes pre-loaded with all the required codecs. I was able to view DVD, listen mp3 files, watch windows media files.So, it is handy for all beginners who just want to try something better than windows.
Screen Shot:Srceen shot for Sabayon Linux 5 is found here
Visual Booting Tour:Visual Booting Sabayon Linux 5 is found here
Distribution Features :
* Less than 2GB size (1.6GB for Sabayon5 GNOME x86)
* Based on new GCC 4.4.1 and Glibc 2.10
* Shipped with Desktop-optimized Linux kernel 2.6.31
* Providing extra Server-optimized and OpenVZ-enabled kernels in repositories
* Installer now available in multiple languages
* Complete Ext4 filesystem support (used by default)
* Complete Encrypted filesystems support
* Featuring X.Org 7.5 and up-to-date FLOSS, NVIDIA, AMD video drivers
* Containing GNOME 2.26 (2.28 ready) and KDE 4.3.1
* Outstanding 3D Desktop applications (Compiz, Compiz Fusion and KWin) working out of the box
* Bringing Entropy Framework (Package Manager) 0.99.3
* Shipped with OpenOffice 3.1 productivity suite, Multimedia applications
* Transform Sabayon into an full-featured HTPC Operating System (Media Center) using XBMC
* Shipped with World of Goo Demo - best 2D game ever!
* Sexiest Skin ever! (Ian Whyman rocks)
* Ready for Sabayon 6 (someday!)
- an i686-compatible Processor (Intel Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Celeron, AMD K6-2, Athlon)
- 512Mb RAM
- 9 GB of free space
- A X.Org supported 2D GPU
- a DVD reader
Another outstanding release. I'll prefer you give try to this distro then you know its worthiness.The distro has everything for daily use or if you are a gamer then this distro will be ideal for you.
My Rating : 4.7/5
Distrowatch Ranking : 7