SLAMPP Live DVD
This month's DVD includes the innovative SLAMPP Linux, a one-stop server system for small offices and home networks. SLAMPP, which runs Live on the DVD without installation, comes with a pre-configured collection of tools for serving up HTTP, FTP, SSH, DHCP, and email. You'll also find several popular programming languages and a sophisticated collection of developer tools. The Webmin graphic admin utility offers easy management of SLAMPP services, and a sensible selection of desktop applications, including OpenOffice 3.1, Blender 2.49, and Totem 2.26.1 round out the set.
Linux kernel 126.96.36.199
Xfce 4.6.1 desktop
QmailRocks SMTP 2.2.1
Squid Proxy 3.0-Stable14
CPU: i586 or better – Pentium or AMD.
Memory: 256MB minimum. More memory is recommended.
Hard Disk: No hard disk is required. SLAMPP will run off the DVD, unless you choose to install it permanently.
Peripherals: Keyboard; PS/2 or USB Mouse (for X Window only). Serial (COM) mouse can be used but is not automatically recognized.
BIOS: Non-emulation DVD boot enabled.
Place this DVD in the drive and restart your system. If your computer doesn't start, make sure your BIOS is configured to boot from a DVD. Enter the BIOS setup menu (see your vendor documentation), make sure DVD boot is enabled, and make sure the DVD drive appears before the hard drive in the boot order.
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