Latest news 2020-09-10

NuTyX 11.6 available with cards 2.4.122

I'm very pleased to announce the new NuTyX 11.6 release.

The 64-bit version contains more than 1000 packages upgraded.

The 32-bit version of NuTyX, still actively supported.

In the newest release, base NuTyX comes with the Long-Term Support (LTS) kernel 4.19.143 and the latest stable 5.8.7.

Changelogs for the kernels are available here:

kernel 4.19.143 changlog

kernel 5.8.7 changelog

The gnu c library, glibc, is now glibc 2.31

The graphical server is xorg-server 1.20.9.

The mesa lib is 20.1.7, gtk3 is 3.24.22, and qt has been updated to 5.15.0.

Python interpreters 3.8.3 and 2.7.18 have been included in this release.

The MATE Desktop Environment comes in 1.24.1, the latest version.

The XFCE Desktop Environment comes in 4.14.1, the latest version.

The KDE Plasma Desktop is now 5.19.5, the Framework is now 5.73.0 and applications are now 20.08.1

Available browsers are: firefox 80.0.1, falkon 3.1.0, epiphany 3.36.4, etc

Many desktop applications have been updated as well like thunderbird 78.2.1, Scribus 1.5.5, libreoffice, gimp 2.10.20, etc.

8 news ISOs are available.

ISOs are available on the download page.

What's new ?

Flatpak available

A lot of effort has been concentrated to make possible the installation of universal flatpak packages. This opens the door to a lot of new packages.

New Telegram channel

You are welcome on the new Telegram channel to discuss with us about the project or ask for support.

New contributor

Spiky has joined us to contribute on NuTyX. His big knowledge about Linux From Scratch project is highly appreciate.

News kernels

The 'kernel-419' package replaces the 'kernel-lts' package.

There are now 4 versions of LTS kernel in addition to the last stable kernel to date:


NVIDIA graphics card drivers and utilities are now available for all 5 kernel versions available.


The virtualbox drivers are available for the 5 kernels of NuTyX.

Upgrade process

Since this is a minor release, an upgrade is possible and as simple as:

sudo cards upgrade

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