Warren announces the first MEPIS Beta, version 7.9.70. The MEPIS beta offers up to date user applications delivered on top of the new Debian (Lenny) core.
The announcement is here
Some of the important packages included with the beta are: 188.8.131.52 kernel, Xorg 7.3, KDE 3.5.9, OpenOffice 3.0beta2, Firefox 3.0.1, Sun Java 6.0, Amarok 1.4.10, mplayer 1.0.rc2, libglib2.0 2.16.4, libgtk2.0 2.12.11, and QT 4.4.0.
….and the fans are happy