David Abbott has announced the release of Gentoo Linux 11.2, a live DVD (with several desktop environments) that can be used to install Gentoo Linux to a hard disk using Gentoo “stages”: “Gentoo Linux is proud to announce the availability of a new live DVD to celebrate the continued collaboration between Gentoo users and developers. The live DVD features a superb list of packages, some of which are listed below. System packages include Linux kernel 3.0 (with Gentoo patches), accessibility support with Speakup, Bash 4.2, glibc 2.13, GCC 4.5.2, Binutils 2.21.1, Python 2.7.2 and 3.2, Perl 5.12.4. Desktop environments and window managers include KDE 4.7.0, GNOME 3.0.0, Xfce 4.8, Enlightenment 1.0.8, Openbox 3.5.0, Fluxbox 1.3.1, XBMC 10.1 Awesome 3.4.10 and LXDE-Meta 0.5.5. Office, graphics, and productivity applications include: LibreOffice 3.3.3, Abiword 2.8.6, Scribus 1.3.9….” See the full release announcement for more information. Download (mirrors): livedvd-x86-amd64-32ul-11.2.iso (2,657MB, SHA256, torrent), livedvd-amd64-multilib-11.2.iso (2,840MB, SHA256, torrent).