First there were 5 betas – and now the first Release Candidate for SimplyMEPIS 6.0 has been released.
Read it at mepis.org
RC1 incorporates the latest security updates from the Ubuntu Dapper pool. KDE 3.5.2 has been superceded by KDE 3.5.3. Warren explained “We didn't want to change anything so basic this late in the release cycle, but KDE contains over 600 improvements, including better integration with cups 1.2. Community members tried 3.5.3 and reported it to be rock solid, so we decided it was a safe bet.”