New in version 2.0

September 21st, 2013
  • Kernel 3.10.11
  • 3D Ironvolt icon set
  • Simlified installation
  • GNOME 3.8.4 (with 3.4.2 shell)
  • Preinstalled NVIDIA 304.108 and ATI 13.4 drivers
  • Alll multimedia codes and firmwares
  • LibreOffice 4.1.1
  • Firefox 24.0
  • Thunderbird 24.0
  • Chromium 29.0.1547.57
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.310
  • VLC Media Player 2.0.8
  • Skype 4.2.0.11
  • Teamviewer 7.0.9377
  • Wine 1.4.1
  • GIMP 2.8.6, Scribus 1.4.3 ,Inkscape 0.48

New in version 2.0 RC2 (August 26th, 2013)

  • Improvements have been made with Ati and Nvidia drivers. (Nvidia 304.88 – Ati(fglrx)13.4 ) (Notebooks working with dual graphics card problem is solved.)
  • Problems about pardus-config-xorg is solved
  • Icons desinged with ironvolt based.
  • Pardus Installer simplified
  • Relation problems of OpenGL / Mesa GLX is solved
  • Firefox 23.0.1
  • Thunderbird 17.0.8
  • TeamViewer and Skype
  • Linux 3.10.7 as kernel

New in version 2011 RC (January 2nd, 2011)

  • Better hardware support with latest Linux kernel: 2.6.37-rc8,
  • Users that have AMD and Nvidia graphics cards are now able to make selection between open source and vendor supported proprietary drivers during and after the installation,
  • Hungarian and Russian language support is added,
  • The network configuration utility called 'network' is ported to the new NetworkManager backend by one of our internship students Doruk Altan. So you will be able to configure your wired and wireless networks through the terminal,
  • Lots of bugfixes are included in installation (YALI) and configuration (manager family) applications of Pardus,
  • New binary packages are included in Pardus 2011 package repository.

New in version 2011 Beta 2 (December 3rd, 2010)

  • More hardware support, bug fixes for our manager family and lots of new packages and updates are included in Beta 2 version. Detailed statistics about the release is here. In addition, some of the operations previously achieved in YALI, now have been moved to the first boot of the system and some visual changes applied to YALI interface. Also, one of the most important bugs, USB installation failure is now fixed.

New in version 2009.2 (June 4th, 2010)

  • KDE 4.4.4
  • Qt 4.6.2
  • Python 2.6.5
  • OpenOffice.org Office Suite 3.2.1.3
  • Firefox Web Browser 3.6.3
  • Thunderbird 3.0.4
  • Gimp 2.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.13

New in version 2009 (July 18th, 2009)

  • The International CD of Pardus 2009, containing 11 languages to choose
  • from, is also available in FTP.
  • This new release contains many bugfixes and enhancements. New
  • shiny KDE4 desktop environment, improved hardware support, latest
  • releases of Pardus Manager tools, up to date software repository,
  • performance improvements all over the system etc. are among the many
  • new features of Pardus 2009.
  • Pardus 2009 has also been improved graphically in every part of
  • the distribution. All the splash systems from bootloader to login
  • screen has been revised. Also with the new release, Pardus' icon theme
  • Milky meets the users.
  • Latest version of Pardus 2009 contains up to date packages like
  • KDE 4.2.4
  • Linux kernel 2.6.30.1
  • OpenOffice.Org 3.1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1
  • Gimp 2.6.6
  • K3b 1.66
  • Xorg 1.6.2
  • Python 2.6.2
  • and many more in just one CD !

New in version 2009 RC2 (July 11th, 2009)

  • The new release contains many bugfixes and enhancements after the RC
  • release. New release comes with i mproved hardware support for
  • printers, scanners, webcams, wireless adapters and DVB devices.
  • Pardus 2009 RC2 has also been improved graphically in every part of
  • the distribution. All the splash systems from bootloader to login
  • screen has been improved. Pardus' icon theme, Milky, created from
  • scratch by Banu Önal is now available for our users. New wallpapers
  • from Gökhan Özkan are also available.
  • Migration tool, allowing users of Windows to migrate their personal
  • data now comes with the installation CD.
  • The new test version of Pardus 2009 contains up to date packages like
  • KDE 4.2.4
  • Linux kernel 2.6.30.1
  • OpenOffice.Org 3.1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5
  • Gimp 2.6.6
  • K3b 1.66
  • Xorg 1.6.2
  • Python 2.6.2
  • and many more in just one CD. Pardus repositories are growing larger
  • and larger everyday, with the main repo over 2000 packages.
  • Known issues of Pardus 2009 RC2 are as follows;
  • If you select a theme from Kaptan, the icon set is set to Oxygen.
  • To use the default icon theme, Milky, you can either skip the theme
  • selection in Kaptan, or change the icon theme to Milky through System
  • Settings tool.
  • Migration tool pops up even if there is no Windows system detected.
  • You can safely pass the Migration tool by pressing cancel or closing
  • the application.
  • We remind you that this is the second testing release for Pardus
  • 2009. Not all of the features and optimizations of the final release
  • are ready in the beta release. As this release is within the fast
  • developement cycle, there will be lots of package updates towards the
  • stable release.

New in version 2009 Beta (June 20th, 2009)

  • KDE 4.2.4
  • Linux kernel 2.6.30_rc8
  • OpenOffice.Org 3.1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5 RC1
  • Gimp 2.6.6
  • Xorg 1.6.2pre
  • Python 2.6.2

New in version 2008.2 (January 31st, 2009)

  • The second update release of Pardus Linux 2008, Pardus Linux 2008.2 'Canis aureus' is out. With this release, core technologies like PiSi and COMAR are updated to provide new features. YALI is also updated to offer a smoother and more reliable installation experience. The enhancements in Mudur initialization system provide a faster and more robust start-up process, along with a better remote file system support. Pardus is offered as two variants to support ever-increasing number of languages: one installation CD with support for Turkish and English only and another installation CD with support for 11 languages.