Specially designed for the demanding home user, the MultiMedia Edition lets you easily communicate with your friends and family.
Version: 5.0.6 / 5.0.7 RC1StartCom Linux is based on the Red Hat AS source code.
Operating System: Linux
Specially designed for the demanding home user, the MultiMedia Edition lets you easily communicate with your friends and family members over the Internet, browse the news or watching the latest DVD movie you just bought.
Listen to your loved Music while you check your email or play some funny game while you burn a CD, everything is easily accessible from your desktop by a click on your mouse button.
System configuration and adjustments of your preferences never have been so simple, thanks to the integrated configuration tools.
What's New in 5.0.6 Stable Release:
· StartCom MultiMedia Edition is most famous for its audio and video manipulation capabilities, but also for the wide range of the delivered applications. Today an updated version of this superb operating systems has been released. The enhanced usability of the desktop applications, in addition to various audio and video players, makes the StartCom MultiMedia Edition an excellent choice for the home desktop computer. A new design and the advanced 3D OpenGL driven effects offer some real computing fun, while a TV, video and file streaming server and client make sharing of music and video throughout the local network a snap. More outstanding applications like Cinelerra, Rosegarden, Audacity and many, many sound manipulating effect tools, synthesizers, samplers, sequencers round the picture.
What's New in 5.0.7 RC1 Development Release:
· We are glad to announce a first release candidate of version 5.0.7 of the StartCom MultiMedia Edition codenamed 'Kessem'. This test release introduces a new low-latency 2.6.23 kernel in addition to many, many updated packages and version upgrades. We invite anybody interested to install this test release and help us find eventual problems in this distribution. What's New? This OS is now much more compatible and in par with the StartCom AS-5 series (aka RHEL 5) as far as the basic underlying system and desktop packages is concerned. This includes a switch from Xgl to AIGLX for Compiz, but Firefox and Thunderbird have been updated to more recent 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124 releases. The desktop is polished and boosts a huge sound and video section.