Sabayon Linux 5.5 Officially released

Sabayon Linux 5.5 is officially released from Sabayon. The official news said “The best, refined blend of GNU/Linux, coming with bleeding edge is eventually here! Say hello to Sabayon Five-point-Five, available in both GNOME and KDE editions!”

Sabayon linux 5.5 comes with ususal GNOME and KDE editions for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. Linux kernel 2.6.37, GNOME 2.3.2 and KDE software compilation 4.55 are included.


Linux kernel 2.6.37 (with Tuxonice, AUFS2.1 and Group Scheduling patch);
Glibc 2.11;
Extra kernel packages in the default repositories (Server-optimized, Vserver-enabled, OpenVZ-enabled);
KDE Software Compilation 4.5.5;
GNOME 2.32.0;
Xorg-server 1.9;
Mesa 7.10;
Improved boot speed;
Support for Btrfs filesystem;
Support for EXT4 filesystem (default);
Support for encrypted filesystems (LUKS);
Includes proprietary and open-source Nvidia, AMD video drivers;
Sane Desktop Compositing is now enabled by default;
Entropy package manager was updated to version 1.0 Alpha 9 (with support for PackageKit); Office Suite 3.2;
XBMC Media Center;
World of Goo Demo;
Out-of-the-box 3D desktop effects;
10-minutes installer;
Over 1,000 packages were updated;
More than 100 bugs were fixed;
Can run inside Windows!

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Raja Rajan

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