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> Scientific Linux 5.7 Beta 1 Release
dawson
 Posted: Aug 19 2011, 02:06 PM
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The first beta release for Scientific Linux 5.7 has been released.

This release has all the new updated packages from The Upstream Vendors
Update 7, as well as the security and fastbugs up to yesterday.

We have network install images, and DVD images. No CD images are available at this time.

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CHANGES Since Alpha 1
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Installer
- Anaconda has been updated to the version released with Update 7. We have added the normal Scientific Linux patches to the installer. We had much better success with this than we did on SL 5.6
anaconda-11.1.2.242-2.SL

Alpine
- Alpine was updated to version 2.02
alpine-2.02-2.el5

Intel Wireless
- iwlwifi-6000 was updated to version 9.221.4.1
iwlwifi-6000-ucode-9.221.4.1-1.el5

jdk
- Oracles java was updated to version 1.6.0_26
java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0.26-3.sl5.jpp
jdk-1.6.0_26-fcs

R
- R was updated to version 2.13.1
R-2.13.1-1.sl5

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DOWNLOAD INFO
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http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/i386
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/x86_64

Network Install Images
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/i386/images/boot.iso
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/x86_64/images/boot.iso

DVD Images
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/iso/i386/dvd/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/iso/x86_64/dvd/

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