The first experimental build of PCLinuxOS 2007, complete with the brand new KDE 3.5.6, 3D graphics support with Beryl and Compiz, and fully updated base system, has been released: “PCLinuxOS 2007 Test release 1 is now available for download. Please note this is not the final release. PCLinuxOS 2007 final will be released at the end of the month. Features include: kernel 220.127.116.11; KDE 3.5.6; Mozilla Firefox 18.104.22.168; Flash 9; OpenOffice.org 2.1.0; Beryl, Compiz, AIGLX and Xgl for 3D graphics support; GCC 4.1.1 and updated glibc; updated bootsplash, icons, and more from the MyPCLinuxOS.com beautification project; Xdg menu system; rebuild and update of our entire repository against new GCC and glibc; simplified live CD boot options.”
PCLinuxOS is an English only live CD initially based on Mandrake Linux that runs entirely from a bootable CD. Data on the CD is uncompressed on the fly, allowing up to 2GB of programs on one CD including a complete X server, KDE desktop, OpenOffice.org and many more applications all ready to use. In addition to the live CD, you can also install PCLinuxOS to your hard drive with an easy-to-use livecd-installer. Additional applications can be added or removed from your hard drive using a friendly apt-get front end via Synaptic.