OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 RC2 released


Here comes OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 RC2!
The announcement at OpenMandriva Blog:

And here it comes! A week after RC1, OpenMandriva 2013.0 Lx RC2 is out on schedule!

It’s been mostly bugfixing and polishing at this stage. Nothing much different from RC1. You’ll notice, though, that we’ve only got one launcher for RC2, KickOff. If you want SimpleWelcome, you can install rosa-launcher, if you want Homerun, you can install homerun and if you want Lancelot, you can install plasma-applet-lancelot.

In RC2 we completed the artwork integration. It includes fixing of the plymouth theme, updated GRUB, ksplash, user avatars, and got a brand new screensaver.

Additionally, following the results of the wallpaper contest, “The Flavour of Freedom”, we’ve included the winners of the contest into 2013.0, which you will be able to find if you want to change your wallpaper!

Last Minute Testing
Please pay special attention to:

- USB booting, which has always been a weak area for us (but has become much better!)
- Control Centre – Are you having major difficulties with it?

We’ve got GA coming in approximately a week – it’s about to come knocking on the door! If you find any bugs, please make sure to report them on our issue tracker.

Read more at OpenMandriva Blog

Download RC2

Torrents: (torrents links coming soon)


omlx-rc2_04 omlx-rc2_03

omlx-rc2_05 omlx-rc2_06

omlx-rc2_02 omlx-rc2_08


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