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News and Announcements: now a Freerock GNOME sponsor and mirror

Posted 2005/11/21 @ 11:00 CST by chipster is now an official sponsor and mirror of Freerock GNOME. For more information, read the related article.

The GSB/FRG team personally thanks Jim Simmons ("The Ghost") of for his support and accomodations!

Freerock GNOME 2.12.1 released

Posted 2005/11/19 @ 08:00 CST by chipster

We've released Freerock GNOME 2.12.1 for Slackware Linux 10.2. The ChangeLog can be perused here. ISOs for x86 platforms can be found here. Packages for x86 platforms can be retrieved from any one of our mirrors. Additionally, the x86_64 (64-bit) port of FRG can be found on our ports page.

FRG ports available

Posted 2005/09/24 @ 20:55 CST by chipster

There are now FRG ports available for both PPC and x86_64 platforms. See the Ports section for more info.

FRG Movie - see FRG in action...

Posted 2005/09/22 @ 10:20 CST by chipster

We've created a Flash®-based movie of FRG in action. See the screenshots section for more info.

Freerock GNOME 2.12.0 "We are not just x86 anymore"

Posted 2005/09/18 @ 22:00 EST by freerock

GNOME 2.12.0 packages are available for Slackware 10.2, Slamd64 10.2 and Slackintosh.

Jason Woodward has ported GSB to slamd64 and has packages available for slamd64-10.2. Instructions for downloading those packages are available on the ports page. These packages are considered stable.

GSB has also been ported to powerpc (slackintosh) by Thorsten Johannvorderbrueggen. Gnome-2.12.0 packages are available for slackintosh. Info on downloading is available on the ports page.

2.12.0 packages are available for x86 slackware-10.2 for testing in frg-current. Packages are stable but need some more testing with respect to hal issues that have come up.

A big thanks goes out to Jason Woodward and Thorsten Johannvorderbrueggen for their work getting GSB to work with x86_64 and powerpc respectively.

As always send bug reports to the mailing lists for any of the above packages.

Thanks to everyone who has helped with the GNOME 2.12 packages.

Freerock GNOME 0.2.2 released, featuring GNOME 2.10.2

Posted 2005/06/18 @ 16:00 EST by freerock

The lastest stable release of Freerock GNOME is now available on sourceforge and the mirrors. We would like to thank everyone for helping making this another great stable release. Please see the downloads page for info.

There is another release of GSB available. Version 0.1.92 builds GNOME 2.10.2