[CentOS-announce] CentOS 5 i386 - The CentOS-5.1 i386 Live CD is released

Mon Feb 18 14:38:11 UTC 2008
Patrice Guay <patrice at centos.org>

The CentOS Development team is pleased to announce the availability of
the CentOS 5.1 i386 Live CD.

This CD is based on our CentOS-5.1 i386 distribution.

It can be used as a Workstation, with the following software:

# openoffice.org 2.0.4
# firefox
# thunderbird
# pidgin 2.0.2
# scribus
# xchat 2.6.6
# k3b 0.12.17
# gimp 2.2.13

It can also be used as a rescue CD with the following tools:

# memtest86+-1.65
# Full set of LVM and RAID command line tools
# QTParted
# Nmap and NMapFE
# traceroute
# samba-3.0.25b with cifs kernel support to connect to Windows
   file shares
# System Log Viewer
# GUI Hardware Device Manager

The CentOS Live CD project home page is here:

Live CD build scripts, screenshots, booting from a USB key, custom Live
CD Creation and other information is available there.


The CentOS 5.1 i386 Live CD is based on the Fedora livecd-tools project:



You can get the CentOS 5.1 i386 Live CD from the CentOS mirrors:

     * Filename: CentOS-5.1-i386-LiveCD.iso
     * Size: 720766976
     * MD5Sum: 32de2ac951b3f50144d833241eaf0100
     * SHA1Sum: 0912d455d0192fe3823bcb17795d2e0186a47d43


Release Notes:

LiveCD Release Notes:

CentOS-5.1 Release Notes:

upstream Release Notes here:

CentOS-5 Documentation is here:


The CentOS Project would like to thank Patrice Guay for the
creation of this CD. Patrice did the Tao Linux live CDs in the
past and also the CentOS-5.0 live CD and graciously donated his
time and effort to make this one too.

We would also like to thank the CentOS QA team for testing this LiveCD
and their many suggestions to make it better


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