Over the past few months, some inquiries have been made as to whether Adélie is still being actively developed. A quick perusal will show Git being very active, but Git isn’t a release. The short answer is that yes, Adélie is still extant and we are very excited for the progress that has been made.
Due to the unpredictable nature of testing a software distribution on a wide variety of hardware, the Adélie Linux team has felt it necessary to delay the public release of 1.0-ALPHA1 for a few more days. This was not an easy decision, but it is the correct decision to ensure you have a solid platform
Due to a few unforeseen kernel configuration issues, the release of 1.0-ALPHA1 for x86_64 and x86_32 has been delayed one day. We are continuing to do integration testing on a wide variety of hardware to ensure that there are no other boot-time issues. Additionally, the PowerPC port is beginning to progress towards a working toolchain;
The Adélie Linux team is proud to announce that the 1.0-ALPHA1 release will be coming very shortly. Most of the x86_64 port is ready for testing, and the x86-525 (Pentium III/Pentium-M) port is progressing nicely. The PowerPC port has unfortunately been delayed again, as our build server is having issues with display hardware preventing it