[altlinux-announce-en] ALT Linux 4.0 OfficeServer released

Alexey Rusakov rusakov at altlinux.ru
Sun Jun 8 07:06:07 MSD 2008

Hello everybody,

We are glad to announce the release of ALT Linux 4.0 OfficeServer, a
Linux distribution for SMBs.
ALT Linux 4.0 OfficeServer is a server OS with the fixed functionality
and web-based setup tools. It inherits its paradigm from ALT Linux 2.3
SOHO Server product that proved to be successful in Russia and other
We're sorry, but our site has no page about OfficeServer in English.
Some more information in Russian and screenshots (the link not far from
the end of the page) can be obtained at

What's new (compared with ALT Linux 2.3 SOHO Server):
* modern package base of ALT Linux 4.0 branch, that includes both
updated and totally new programs;
* Linux kernel 2.6.18 with many security patches and driver updates;
* ALTerator - our innovational framework for installation and setup;
* LDAP-based storage of user data (most network services in OfficeServer
can use data from LDAP to control access and permissions);
* new setup modules (including backup, DHCP- and FTP-servers);
* a modern mailing server (Postfix) with SpamAssassin and ClamAV to keep
your mail clean;
* x86_64 supported in addition to plain x86.

The distribution includes:
Linux kernel based on 2.6, glibc 2.5, libgcc 4.1.1, Python 2.4.4, RPM
based on 4.0.4, OpenLDAP 2.3.35, OpenSSH 4.7p1, Apache 1.3.41 и 2.2.6,
Postfix 2.4.7, SpamAssassin 3.2.1, ClamAV 0.92.1, OpenSSL 0.9.8d,
Samba 3.0.28, MySQL 5.0.51, PostgreSQL 8.2.4.

You can download ALT Linux 4.0 OfficeServer .iso image from our FTP

but better use one of the mirrors mentioned here:

The files available for download are:
altlinux-4.0.0-office_server-i586-install-cd.iso - for 32-bit platforms
(also suitable for 64-bit platforms)
MD5: 4feb294dbe175e50d276dcf33e63da6f

altlinux-4.0.0-office_server-x86_64-install-cd.iso - for 64-bit
MD5: 376af1b356e18dbb2a1bb16becf6e179 

You can discuss ALT Linux OfficeServer products in mailing lists:
https://lists.altlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/office-server (in Russian)
https://lists.altlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/community-en (in English)

  Alexey "Ktirf" Rusakov
  Head of Systems development dept.
  ALT Linux Technology
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