It is now based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 OS
Urs Beyerle announced last evening, August 26th, that the final version of the Scientific Linux 6.3 Live CD/DVD operating system is now available for download on mirrors worldwide.Scientific Linux 6.3 is now based on Red Had Enterprise Linux 6.3, powered by Linux kernel 2.6.32, and features XOrg Server 1.7.7, IceWM 1.2.37, GNOME 2.28, Firefox 10.0.6, Thunderbird 10.0.6, LibreOffice 18.104.22.168 and KDE Software Compilation 4.3.4.
Moreover, the distro includes software from rpmforge, epel and elrepo in order to provide support for NTFS and Reiserfs filesystems, secure network connection via OpenVPN, VPNC, PPTP, better multimedia support, and various filesystem tools like dd_rescue, gparted, ddrescue, gdisk.
Scientific Linux 6.3 is distributed as Live CD and DVD ISO images, supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
The complete list of changes with a comprehensive list of fixes, improvements, removed and updated packages, can be found in the official release announcement for Scientific Linux 6.3 Live CD/DVD.
Download Scientific Linux 6.3 Live CD/DVD right now from Softpedia.