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 PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:59 am   
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2012-04-24 Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 5.8
Scientific Linux Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 5.8, a distribution rebuilt from source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 and enhanced with extra software and tools useful in academic environments: "We would like to announce the immediate availability of Scientific Linux 5.8." Besides upstream updates some of the changes compared to version 5.7 include: "Intel wireless firmware (ucode) updated to a more current version; Java updated to the latest security package; the 1.4.14 release of OpenAFS, this version fixes a minor locking bug; Ralink wireless firmware updated to a more current version; yum-utils updated to current version; lsb_release -a now reports the same as SL6...." Read the release announcement http://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe ... &T=0&P=210 and release notes http://www.scientificlinux.org/distribu ... te.58.i386 for further details.

Download mirrors CD's or DVD's: https://www.scientificlinux.org/download/ ( sha1 and MD5 sums at download point )
Or DVD at www.distrowatch.com
SL.58.041912.DVD.i386.disc1.iso (4,195MB, MD5), SL.58.041912.DVD.x86_64.disc1.iso (4,170MB, MD5).

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