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[DistroWatch] Gentoo Linux 2008 released

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Gentoo Linux 2008.0 has been released: "The 2008.0 final release is out! Code-named 'It's got what plants crave,' this release contains numerous new features, including an updated installer, improved hardware support, a complete rework of profiles, and a move to Xfce instead of GNOME on the live CD. Live DVDs are not available for x86 or amd64, although they may become available in the future. The 2008.0 release also includes updated versions of many packages already available in your ebuild tree. Highlights: updated installer - the installer now only performs networkless installations using the packages and ebuild tree on the Live CD; improved hardware support - moving to the 2.6.24 kernel added many new drivers for hardware released since the 2007.0 release; updated packages - Portage 2.1.4.4, a 2.6.24 kernel, Xfce 4.4.2, GCC 4.1.2 and glibc 2.6.1."
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Wow, this must have JUST happened today, because I was looking for another distro yesterday, visited gentoo.com, went to the download page, and saw that 2008 was still unstable.
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I stumbled onto it by mistake because i was looking for Fedora
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Wow, this must have JUST happened today, because I was looking for another distro yesterday, visited gentoo.com, went to the download page, and saw that 2008 was still unstable.
Actually it did.

I found out because I couldn't find my existing Gentoo LiveCD and I had to visit their website to download another. It was a nice coincidence to find out that 2008.0 was completed the same day.
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lol... Gentoo brings back memories...lol i failed...
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lol... Gentoo brings back memories...lol i failed...
Same here, I don't know how many times I just installed the debian and not the windows manager. o____o;
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Same here, I don't know how many times I just installed the debian and not the windows manager. o____o;
Window managers are overrated.
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