ROSA Desktop 2012: Alpha-version

31 августа 2012 | Petr Fomichev | Products

In this Alpha release the main emphasis was made on libraries and core system software.

You can download the ROSA Desktop 2012 Alpha from: http://mirror.rosalab.ru/rosa2012.1/iso/ROSA.2012.1.Alpha/

We have successfully rebuilt packages from the Main repository with new libraries and adopted our package base to RPM 5.4.x requirements. Versions of system components included in the alpha release:

  • rpm 5.4.9
  • gcc 4.7 Linaro
  • glibc 2.15
  • libpng15 1.5.11
  • kde 4.9.0
  • perl 5.14
  • kernel 3.5.1
  • systemd+udev 189
  • qt4 4.8.2
  • glib2 2.32.3
  • gtk+2 2.24.11
  • gtk+3 3.4.4
  • boost 1.50.0
  • ffmpeg 0.11.1
  • php 5.4.6
  • ruby 1.9.3-p194

Currently GRUB 0.97 is used as boot loader, but it will be replaced with GRUB 2 at next stages of ROSA Desktop 2012 development.

Note: this alpha release only supports KDE 4!

You can get additional information at ROSA wiki:  http://wiki.rosalab.ru/en/index.php/ROSA_DESKTOP_2012_Alpha

While testing Alpha release, please pay special attention to functionality of core system components and report all issues to ROSA bugzilla:  http://bugs.rosalinux.ru/ ("Desktop 2012" category).

You are welcome to discuss Desktop 2012 Alpha and ask question at ROSALab forum:  http://forum.rosalab.ru  and in ROSA-users mailing list:  http://lists.rosalab.ru/mailman/listinfo/rosa-users

We would remind our dear users that preliminary date of the next beta-release of ROSA Desktop 2012 is October.







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