philos writes: "The CentOS Development Team has released the latest version of CentOS, hot on the heals of a "prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor". Version 5 brings a lot of new features, including (from the announcement):
These updated software versions: Apache-2.2, php-5.1.6, kernel-2.6.18, Gnome-2.16, KDE-3.5, OpenOffice.org-2.0, Evolution-2.8, Firefox-1.5, Thunderbird-1.5, MySQL-5.0, PostgreSQL-8.1.
Better desktop support with compiz and AIGLX.
Virtualization provided by the Xen hypervisor with Virtual Machine Manager and libvirt.
Sabayon to simplify the construction of user profiles.
Release notes are here and get it here."