Also note that this is the first recent release to contain prebuilt binaries. Currently these are linux only, both i686 and x86_64 based platforms.
I have tried to include enough libraries to make these reasonably robust with respect to running on different distributions, but this is non-trivial to do and even trickier to fully test. If you have problems running the binaries, then please let me know via a forum post. Also feel free to try compiling from source which should be getting easier with each release too.