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[school-discuss] Release Candidate 1 for Sarge-based Debian-Edu/Skolelinux

OK, we are pushing it now, to get it out the door.
Please test, to make sure we have a working CD.

Changes from pr06 (r5132) to Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 2.0rc1 (Release
Candidate) (r5822)
Some of the new packages on the CD:

  Some desktop tools
    kdepim-kio-plugins - to have IMAP-support in e.g. kmail
    sun-j2re1.4 - new java-packages, built with java-package
    mozilla-firefox-locale-de-de - german support for firefox

  Sysadm tools
    slbackup - new version which fails when some of the backup's fail
      (this will send root an email), this version also includes a
      munin-plugin by Finn-Arne Johansen

  System changes
    cfengine2 - Replaced cfengine with cfengine2
    kmail - removed the kmail preconfiguration
    ltsp - New LTSP-packages
    resolvconf - better support for multiple dns-servers
    ntp-simple - few schools uses radio-clocks for syncronization
    popularity-contest - let us know what you use at your site
    esound and esound-clients - sound support for thin clients

Removal of some packages
  lessdisks - lets focus on one uptodate solution
  rdiff - no use for this anymore.

Security upgrades

debian-edu-install upgraded to 0.649 (from 0.648)
debian-edu upgraded to 0.803+svn5724 (from 0.803+svn4986)
debian-edu-config upgraded to 0.399+svn5807 (from 0.398+svn5130)

For a more complete list of changes, please have a look at

The new image is availible from developer by rsync(preffered if you have
an old image) or ftp. with rsync (all on one line):

 rsync ftp.skolelinux.no::skolelinux-cd/debian-edu_sarge-i386-rc1.iso .

or with FTP


For known bugs an limitations, please look at look through bugzilla at

oh yes - the Checksum of the image is db0e8abc0704cde127828d6dc85033aa


Knut Yrvin
Project manager (cel: +47 908 95 765) Skolelinux Norway. 
Office 1: SLX Debian Labs Forskningsparken, Gaustadalle 21, 0349 OSLO,
NORWAY.  Office 2: IT-Staff Akershus County Council, Schweigaards gate
4, 0185 OSLO, NORWAY.