Jun 11, 2010

Zenwalk 6.4 GNOME is really fast

source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Zenwalk-Linux-6-4-GNOME-Edition-Released-144347.shtml
The Zenwalk developers released a few minutes ago the highly anticipated GNOME edition of the recently announced Zenwalk 6.4 Linux distribution. Being powered by Linux kernel and the (rather old) GNOME 2.28.2 desktop environment, Zenwalk 6.4 GNOME includes some new features. For example, the Totem media player now has an asynchronous parsing API; the GNOME Panel was restored to its original layout; support for laptops with multiple batteries was added to the GNOME Power Manager application; DeviceKit-disks received support for disk spindown; and many more!

"We are proud to announce the release of Zenwalk 6.4 Gnome Edition! As always, Zenwalk features the latest Linux technology, featuring Linux kernel and the Gnome 2.28.2 Desktop Environment. The Gnome 2.28.2 desktop includes a number of new features; Totem has an asynchronous parsing API now, GNOME Power Manager now has support for laptops with multiple batteries and has added disk spindown support for DeviceKit disks and much more." - was stated in the official release announcement.

Highlights of Zenwalk 6.4 GNOME:

· Linux kernel;
· X.Org 7.5;
· GNOME 2.28.2;
· Added GNOME System Tools;
· Added GNOME-disk-utility;
· Fixed a Totem issue with the YouTube plugin;
· Fixed auto mounting of NTFS partitions while installing;
· Fixed shutdown issues;
· Downgraded Samba to fix a local network browsing issue;
· New artwork!

Below is a list with the applications included in the new Zenwalk Linux 6.4 GNOME operating system:

· Pidgin 2.7.0;
· Totem 2.28.6;
· Brasero 2.28.3;
· Goobox 2.1.1;
· Geany 0.8.1;
· Gedit 2.28.4;
· OpenOffice.org 3.2.0;
· Gstreamer 0.10.29.


  1. vlc thats installed using netpkg is not working


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