Sat Dec 22 00:08:15 2018 UTC

Latest news 2018-12-21

NuTyX 10.5 available with cards 2.4.84

I'm very please to annonce the new NuTyX 10.5 release.

NuTyX 10.5 comes with kernel lts 4.14.89, glibc 2.28, gcc 8.2.0, binutils 2.30, python 3.7.1, xorg-server 1.20.3, qt 5.11.3, gtk 3.24.1, gimp 2.10.8, plasma 5.12.6 LTS, kf5 5.53.0, mate 1.20.3, xfce4 4.12.3, firefox 64.0, etc....

A second kernel is proposed for people who want to use the very last version of the kernel 4.19.11

NuTyX 10.4 user's are invited to upgrade.

4 news ISOs are available in 64 bits and 32 bits. Sizes are from 315 MB up to 1.29G. They are available on the download page.

The 64 bits is available in "Fixed" and "Rolling" releases as a base and a MATE ISO.

The installer has been spit in two installation modes: Simple and Advanced installation mode.

Available graphical interfaces are: kde5, mate, xfce4, lxde, flwm, gnome, jwm, ratpoison, blackbox, fluxbox, openbox, bspwm, icewm, twm, etc.

Gnome applications (which do not depend on systemd) are moved to the gui-extra collection.

A new virtualbox-guest package is now available to give the possibility to easily test NuTyX in a virtual environment under virtualbox.

The GIT projects

A new adress is now available

The Bug tracker

The bug tracker is now available at https://bugs.nutyx.org/

You can report any bug on the distribution, request for new package or new features on the CARDS package manager.

You can now follow the roadmap of the coming NuTyX 11.

Main Updated Packages List of NuTyX 10.5 compared to the 10.4

  • kernel lts 4.14.78 -> 4.14.89
  • kernel 4.18.16 -> 4.19.11
  • firefox 62.0.3 -> 64.0
  • chromium 70.0.3538.67 (compiled by the ArchLinux Team)
  • libreoffice 6.1.2.1
  • kde Applications 18.08.2 -> 18.12.0
  • kde framework 5.50.0 -> 5.53.0
  • kde plasma 5.12.6 LTS

Upgrade process

It's no need to reinstall your NuTyX.

This upgrade can be done after doing a small manipulation (see below).

To initiate the upgrade process, just type:

check

You stop the graphical server:

init 3

You just need to do:

del mesa
sudo cards upgrade

You can reboot when upgrade is done

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