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openmamba livecd-gnome 2.0.10 (milestone2) release announcement - 08/06/2012

The openmamba maintainer announces the availability of the milestone2 2.0.10 release of the openmamba livecd-gnome distribution.


openmamba livecd is the GNOME desktop based release of the openmamba operating system distributed in ISO format so that you can make a CD or DVD with it, then the system can be used simply by booting (or rebooting) your computer after inserting the medium in the CD/DVD reader.
It also provides an installation interface for system installation on fixed disk that lets you use openmamba while maintaining the operating system pre-installed in your computer (e.g. Windows).
It can also be installed into an external USB storage device (e.g. a pendrive) by using the system tool openmamba USB installation.
It works on almost any Personal Computer: notebook, desktop and server.

Who it's for

openmamba livecd-gnome is the medium for who wants to have a GNOME desktop based system to be used live or to install into a computer. The installation can be later completed through the network.
It is suitable for most kinds of computer usages at home or office, i.e. accessing Internet, producing documents, listening to music and watching movies.


A Intel x86 compatible Personal Computer (PC) with the following minimum features:

  • processor: Intel Pentium III or higher or AMD K6/Duron/Athlon or higher
  • 384 MB of RAM (1GB is recommended)
  • a CD-ROM drive or USB with boot support
Additional requirements for system installation:
  • a fixed disk with 10 GB of free space or more


  • GNOME based live desktop system for standard Personal Computers (Intel x86 compatibile)
  • top applications: LibreOffice, chromium, evolution, VLC, wine, gimp, audacity
  • 3D graphical desktop support with open and proprietary drivers
  • automatic hardware detection and configuration
  • NTFS read and write support using ntfs-3g
  • fixed disk installation interface


LanguageArchDownload linkSizeDateMD5
italiani586openmamba-livecd-gnome-it-milestone2-2.0.10.i586.iso 678 MB2012-08-068d38436361e5d14eb4973d216650bafa
englishi586openmamba-livecd-gnome-en-milestone2-2.0.10.i586.iso 675 MB2012-08-0661b5ac212a0057d6ee29371bde556271
spanishi586openmamba-livecd-gnome-es-milestone2-2.0.10.i586.iso 678 MB2012-08-060a8c5186c85264a71c757b5f609177b4

Operating system information

  • Name: openmamba
  • Type: GNU/Linux operating system
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3
  • Release branch: milestone2 (stable)
  • Planned maintenance: long term
  • Updates level: bugfix, security, end-user applications
  • Default updates channels: milestone2, milestone2-updates, milestone2-games

Kernel, boot and drivers

Linux kernel3.2.21kernel-mamba kernel-mamba-sound kernel-mamba-wireless
bootloader (grub)1.99grub
boot system (dracut)015dracut
NVIDIA proprietary driver295.53kernel-mamba-nongpl-nvidia libGL-nvidia-X11 xorg-drv-video-nvidia xorg-ext-libglx-nvidia
AMD/ATI proprietary driver8.961.12.4kernel-mamba-nongpl-fglrx libGL-fglrx-X11 xorg-drv-video-fglrx

GNU Toolchain

gcc4.5.3libgcc libgfortran libgomp libssp libstdc++6
glibc2.14.1glibc ldconfig locales timezone
binutils2.22binutils libbinutils

Packages and updates management

RPM5.2.1python-rpm rpm
Smart Package Manager1.4smart smart-gui
PackageKit0.6.21PackageKit PackageKit-glib
Gnome PackageKit GUI3.2.1gnome-packagekit

Graphical and Desktop environment

X.org1.10.4xorg-ext-libglx xorg-server
Mesa8.0.4libEGL libgbm libGL-Mesa-dri libglapi libGLESv1 libGLESv2 libGLU libOpenVG

Graphics packages

gimp2.8.0gimp libgimp

Internet/Networking packages

NetworkManager0.9.4.0libnm NetworkManager
Gnome network management applet0.9.4.1network-manager-applet

Multimedia packages

totem2.32.0libtotem totem-mozilla-plugin

Office/Publishing packages


Recovery and diagnostic tools

Partition editor0.12.1gparted
Data recovery6.13testdisk
MBR boot loader1.1.11mbr
Serial terminal emulator2.5.3487minicom


Announcement automatically generated by makedist-announcement 0.1 and signed off by Silvan Calarco