MEPISLite is a lighter-weight Linux for home users new to Linux. It is similar to SimplyMEPIS, except that some packages have been changed to improve performance. This release was synchronized to the Debian testing pool on August 1, 2005.
Read the entire release document here:
Morgantown, WV, August 5, 2005: MEPISLite 3.3.1-2.test02 is available for public testing via the MEPIS Subscriber's Site and public mirrors. Look in the testing subdirectory. For up to 30 days, please send feedback to email@example.com
Now MEPISLite is pinned to the Debian “testing” pool. “Bleeding edge” users and developers should continue to use SimplyMEPIS. Corporate users should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information about upcoming DCCA compliant versions of MEPIS.
MEPISLite is a lighter-weight Linux for home users new to Linux. It is similar to SimplyMEPIS, except that some packages have been changed to improve performance. Most notably, OpenOffice is replaced with KOffice. The Firefox browser is included but Konqueror is recommended. MEPISLite does not have builtin support for AES encryption. This release was synchronized to the Debian testing pool on August 1, 2005.
This version of MEPISLite includes MEPIS' new Desktop OnTheGo application. Desktop OnTheGo is a completely redesigned successor to the MEPIS Traveller Disc. With Desktop OnTheGo, you can take your desktop everywhere a compatible version of Linux is available, including running from CD. The MEPISLite version of Desktop OnTheGo does not support AES encryption. Desktop OnTheGo is scheduled to be available soon in products from Technalign, SimpleICT, and Forensic Computers.
Technalign offers a modestly priced retail product, they call TAFUSION MEPIS ON THE GO, which is based on MEPISLite with the Traveller Disk feature. They are in the process of updating to a new version of MEPISLite with Desktop OnTheGo.