August 27, 2005

MEPIS v3.3.1 Version Package Contents-Summary

Simply Mepis
From Mepis Documentation Wiki
Current Version: Simply Mepis 3.3.1
Release Date: 05/12/2005
SimplyMEPIS 3.3.1 Release anouncement ( 3.3.1-1 Maintenance Release 06/10/2005 (
KDE 3.3.2
Kernel 2.6.10 and 2.4.29
Important packages: OpenOffice 1.1.3 (with WordPerfect document support), Firefox 1.0, Mplayer plugin, Gaim, Xchat, Konqueror, Kmail, Pan, Skype, GIMP, Digikam, Acrobat Reader 7.0, Real Player, Xine, XMMS, Kino, GTKPod (with automatic support for both Mac and PC iPods), Scribus, Checkbook Tracker, KPilot, QTParted, Synaptic, Kpackage.
It's a mix of Debian Sarge and Sid (Terminology)
It installs/upgrades from Sid -- you need to uncomment the Debian sources in /etc/apt/sources.list

Getting and Installing Mepis
Next major release: Simply Mepis 3.4 it will include KDE 3.4
Because of Mepis commitment to remain as Debian compatible as possible, it will switch to, OpenOffice 2.0, and KDE 3.4, only when Debian releases those packages.
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See also
List of Linux distributions
Comparison of Linux distributions

External links - official site
Screenshots of MEPIS at
MEPIS at - MEPIS users forum - where MEPIS users come for help - home of enthusiastic and helpful Mepis users forums, how-tos and more
MEPIS Documentation Wiki - how-tos, installation, trouble shooting and user guides
Inside MEPIS - semi-official blog for MEPIS
The Linux Mirror Project Official Tracker site for BitTorrent distribution of MEPIS and many other distributions.
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