After almost four months of development, Jon Ramvi announced yesterday, April 20th, the release of his Easy Peasy 1.1 netbook-ready Linux distribution. "We’re proud to announce Easy Peasy 1.1! This is how the first Easy Peasy release really should be: No stupid bugs, no Ubuntu logos.", Jon Ramvi said in the official release announcement.
This new 1.1 version of Easy Peasy brings a lot of bugfixes and upgrades to most applications. There is also a new icon theme (inspired from the "Victor Castillejos Gnome Colors" one), a new wallpaper to fit the visual style and new splash and login screens.
Highlights of Easy Peasy 1.1:
· Linux kernel 2.6.27-8-eeepc;
· OpenOffice.org 3.0.1 office productivity suite;
· Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 web browser;
· Pidgin 2.5.2 instant messaging client;
· Skype 2.0 voice/video chat client;
· Transmission 1.3.4 bittorrent application;
· Java 6;
· Evolution 2.24.3 Mail and Calendar client;
· Songbird 1.1.1 audio player;
· Orca screen reader and magnifier;
· Cheese Webcam Booth;
· Picasa 3 photo management application.
About Easy Peasy
Formerly known as Ubuntu Eee, Easy Peasy is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, specifically designed for netbooks. With a very efficient and good-looking interface to help differentiate your netbook from regular portable computers, a full-blown Internet experience with Mozilla Firefox, Java and Flash, as well as complete office capabilities through the latest OpenOffice.org suite, Easy Peasy is a good way to unleash all of your netbook's power. The extended hardware support available enables you to install and use Easy Peasy on all existing netbook models.
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