TA-Linux is a distribution that tries to keep things simple, follow upstream as close as possible without any extra changes or modifications. It uses a simple package system that tries to keep out of your way. It uses as rolling release system with stable,unstable and experimental branches.

Latest news

Many userland updates and changes

If you have followed to the changes in git you might hav enoticed that master has now switched to glibc 2.16 and gcc 4.6.3, an experimental branch for gcc 4.7.x and glibc 2.17 is in the works.

Raspberry Pi SD image in the works

We finally have a nice ARM platform to work with, the Raspberry Pi. A TA-Linux based SD image is in the works, optimized from the start for arm6 with Hard Floatingpoint support (armhf). Userland will be based and built on glibc 2.17 from git and gcc 4.7.1.
A cross compiled userland to get the ARM port up and running has been done and rest of the userland is building at the momemnt. A downloadable SD image will be available soon.

Improvments starting to happen

We are not dead yet ! Far from it, new build machines have been sourced, a couple UltraSparcs, a 64-bit PA-RISC and a PowerPC G4 Macintosh. And Gnome 3.4.1 is brewing in branch, KDE has beeing updated to 4.8.2 and we are also moving to glibc 2.15 and gcc 4.6.3. Also package amount is slowly creeping up to 2000.