The Third Alpha of Foresight 2.0

Foresight Linux is a rPath-based Linux distribution for your desktop that features a rolling release schedule that always keeps your desktop up to date, with Conary, the latest GNOME desktop environment and an innovative set of excellent, up to date packages.

Foresight is the first distribution to ship with GNOME 2.20 and be the basis for the GNOME Live Media available at this GNome Torrent Site.

Foresight includes innovative applications that make using your computer easy, including Banshee for music management, F-Spot for photo management, as well as vibrant user and developer community.

The Foresight 2.0 alpha series features a new tar-based installer, that should install in less than 10 minutes, including formatting a 200 GB hard drive. Foresight is also developing new editions including KDE and XFCE in addition to GNOME available for x86 and x86_64 processors. Foresight is proud to be the first distribution to ship with:

  • PackageKit to help users update their system and add and remove software
  • Syslinux, a new bootloader to replace GRUB.
  • GNOME-Do: GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items
  • present in your GNOME desktop environment (applications, Evolution contacts, Firefox bookmarks, files, artists and albums in Rhythmbox, Pidgin buddies, etc.) and perform commonly used actions on those items (Run, Open, Email, Chat, Play, etc.).

Users should also find it much easier to use binary video card drivers from Nvidia and ATI than in Foresight 1.x. Transmission is also included as the default Bittorrent application.

Btw, you can download this 3rd alpha release of Foresight Linux at here.


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