Sabayon Linux 5.3 “Extra Spins” releases

Our crew, is happy to announce the immediate availability of XFCE, LXDE and SpinBase/OpenVZ Sabayon 5.3 “Spins” built on top of Sabayon “SpinBase” ISO images.
Under the “Extra Spins” umbrella, the Sabayon developers are going to experiment new Stable Releases with different package compositions.
Consider these “Extra Spins” an appetizer of what you will get in the upcoming months: more “Spins” are planned and more external contributions will be accepted.
Just like the other regular Sabayon releases, these “Extra Spins” are also daily built by our Build Servers and available in our mirrors inside the “iso/daily” directory.

    Features of Sabayon 5.3 XFCE Spin:

  • Bootable Image suitable for a CD or USB thumb drive (<700Mb)
  • Linux 2.6.34 Desktop kernel w/Tuxonice and AUFS support
  • XFCE 4.6.2 Desktop Environment
  • NetworkManager 0.8 as default networking tool
  • Out of the box NTFS support via NTFS-3G
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.6.6
  • Basic VirtualBox Guest integration
  • Very fast installation via our Live Anaconda Installer (which gained stability improvements and several new minor features)
  • Very minimal setup to fit into a CD, no fancy features and drivers. Designed for low-end computers.
  • Package list: amd64
  • Package list: x86
    Features of Sabayon 5.3 LXDE Spin:

  • Bootable Image suitable for a CD or USB thumb drive (<700Mb)
  • Linux 2.6.34 Desktop kernel w/Tuxonice and AUFS support
  • LXDE 0.5.0 Desktop Environment
  • NetworkManager 0.8 as default networking tool
  • Out of the box NTFS support via NTFS-3G
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.6.6
  • Basic VirtualBox Guest integration
  • Very fast installation via our Live Anaconda Installer (which gained stability improvements and several new minor features)
  • Very minimal setup to fit into a CD, no fancy features and drivers. Designed for low-end computers (and Windows-addicted users).
  • Package list: amd64
  • Package list: x86
    Features of Sabayon 5.3 SpinBase/OpenVZ templates:

  • To be used with OpenVZ servers (or Sabayon OpenVZ installations with sys-kernel/linux-openvz kernel)
  • Very small footprint, yet providing a full feature OpenVZ guest Virtual Machine
  • OpenVZ template installation howto available at planet.sabayon.org
  • Package list: amd64
  • Package list: x86

Download sources
Our Mirrors Page:
Just choose a link from the list and get to the “iso” directory
– http://www.sabayon.org/download
Bittorrent:
– http://tracker.sabayon.org

MD5 hashes of released files
71923122a703af647cf9128356edf103 Sabayon_Linux_5.3_amd64_LXDE.iso
dba2212e09764186ab56c74fdeb70922 Sabayon_Linux_5.3_x86_LXDE.iso
66c54177b3c26226689b571bb6eb9aa2 Sabayon_Linux_5.3_amd64_XFCE.iso
ec605701b7cbd24c07c82d956377be3e Sabayon_Linux_5.3_x86_XFCE.iso
ee2b3e08ab98e99713df9fa0c2f0fad3 Sabayon_Linux_SpinBase_5.3_amd64_openvz.tar.gz
aec80516bf2992d70960e337842eb8ec Sabayon_Linux_SpinBase_5.3_x86_openvz.tar.gz