[CentOS-announce] CentOS 5 i386 - The CentOS-5.2 i386 Live CD is released

Patrice Guay patrice at centos.org
Thu Jul 17 13:27:37 UTC 2008

The CentOS Development team is pleased to announce the
availability of the CentOS 5.2 i386 Live CD.

This CD is based on our CentOS-5.2 i386 distribution.

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

# openoffice.org 2.3.0
# firefox 3.0
# thunderbird 2.0.0
# pidgin 2.3.1
# 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-3.0.28 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


The CentOS 5.2 i386 Live CD is based on the Fedora livecd-tools



You can get the CentOS 5.2 i386 Live CD from the CentOS mirrors:

* Filename: CentOS-5.2-i386-LiveCD.iso
* Size: 730816512
* MD5Sum: 32ec33037004f35505aad533f25c2f93
* SHA1Sum: bc333a58644bd4e9d1b6c07ccea73b154d80e093


Release Notes:

LiveCD Release Notes:

CentOS-5.2 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 CentOS-5.0 and CentOS-5.1
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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