The Fink Project Releases New Binary

The Fink project has released version 0.7.1 of its binary distribution. Fink allows the user to install a wide variety of Open Source software on their OS X Macs. The new version features over 1,650 packages, including KDE 3.1.4 and Gnome 2.4, as well as improved documentation in French, Japanese, and simplified Chinese. From the Fink project:

The Fink project is proud to announce the availability of a new binary distribution, version 0.7.1.

This release contains:

  • Over 1650 pre-compiled packages including:
    • Binaries for KDE 3.1.4
    • Binaries for GNOME 2.4
  • Improved documentation from the Fink website including translations into French, Japanese and simplified Chinese.
  • Various speed and feature improvements to the package manager fink including the addition of a versatile Variants system.

A full list of the differences between 0.7.0 and 0.7.1 can be viewed by visting:

Fink 0.7.1 is available now as a free download. Version 0.7.1 requires OS X 10.3, while versions 0.6.3 and 0.4.1 remain available for users of OS X 10.2 and 10.1, respectively.