The Debian Installer
team has announced the arrival of the first Release candidate (RC1) of the installer for Debian 6.0, codenamed "Squeeze
". According to the developers, the RC1 kernel has been updated to the latest version of 2.6.32 available in Squeeze and addresses some usability issues of non-free firmware.
Compared to beta2, the latest development preview of the Debian Installer 6.0 also features the addition of support for the Lao and Sinhala languages, fixes for Finnish keyboard support and it includes the new SpaceFun artwork for Squeeze – a preview of the artwork can be found on the Space Fun wiki page and in a YouTube video. Other changes include the addition of support for YDL PowerStation (PowerPC), QNAP TS-119P+ and TS-219P+ (ARM), as well as improvements to support for PowerPC machines.
Quote:Download :- Debian-Installer 6.0 RC1
What's Changed :-
->Linux kernel updated to 2.6.32-29.
->Updated artwork for Squeeze theme.
->Fixed Finnish keymap in graphical installer.
->Fixed usability issues with very long questions about accepting firmware licenses when some non-free firmware is used.
->Fixed mklibs segfaults on static objects;
->Support the new suite name for "volatile".
->Fix text of examples in debconf templates to fit the new partition numbering scheme in GRUB 2.
->Fix resolv.conf writing of manual entered values in case DHCP doesn't supply them.
-> don't depends on fs modules since it can be loaded during the filesystem lookup;
-> also removing backend packages for both live-boot and live-config when running normal installation;
-> calling depmod before modprobing support modules;
-> for consistency, and for more flexibility with custom d-i kernels, also making anna call for installing support modules never fail.
->Lao and Sinhala languages added;
->70 languages activated (included English);
->for 57 of these, translation is 100% complete.
GDM3 Artwork :-
See the video preview :-