ZevenOS has announced the release of ZevenOS 1.9 that is a beta release for version 2.0. The new release has been updated to Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04) which according to the release notes brings speed improvements and new hardware support. The release version is a not meant for production use, as it is recommned for developers and techgeeks. Newbies should rather install version 1.1
In addition, Puppy Linux 4.2.1 has been released. According to the release notes, this is a bug fix release with few changes in the applications.