Manjaro KDE 17.0 Beta 1 Installation and Overview


New version of Manjaro KDE 17.0 Beta 1. Installation and Overview.
*Desktop Auschwitz for Memorial Day.*
Description:
“Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux. Key features include intuitive installation process, automatic hardware detection, stable rolling-release model, ability to install multiple kernels, special Bash scripts for managing graphics drivers and extensive desktop configurability. Manjaro Linux offers Xfce as the core desktop options, as well as a minimalist Net edition for more advanced users. Users also benefit from the supportive and vibrant Manjaro community forum.”

Release details: (Forum Manjaro)
“We updated the stock kernel to linux49 4.9 LTS – Done with Alpha1
We will update the Xorg-Stack to v1.19 series – Done with Beta1
We will enhance and improve Luks and LVM support in CAL – Partly done with CAL v3.0
We will enhance and improve our Manjaro Tools & Profiles – Ongoing within v0.14 branch
We will enhance and improve our MHWD and MSM – Almost completed for Xorg 1.19
We will update our themes – Still in progress

Changes since Alpha releases:
fixes for EFI installation
gcc updated to v6.3.1
xorg-stack v1.19
KDE Apps v16.12.1
KDE Framework v5.30
Calamares 3.0 includes countless fixes and improvements to the core application and to the modules, as well as an all new PythonQt-based module interface. The PythonQt interface is optional, and allows module developers to create view modules in Python with Qt.”

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Manjaro XFCE 17.0 Beta 1. Installation and Overview


New release of Manjaro XFCE 17.0 Beta 1. Installation and Overview.

Description:
“Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux. Key features include intuitive installation process, automatic hardware detection, stable rolling-release model, ability to install multiple kernels, special Bash scripts for managing graphics drivers and extensive desktop configurability. Manjaro Linux offers Xfce as the core desktop options, as well as a minimalist Net edition for more advanced users. Users also benefit from the supportive and vibrant Manjaro community forum.”

Release details: (Forum Manjaro)
“We updated the stock kernel to linux49 4.9 LTS – Done with Alpha1
We will update the Xorg-Stack to v1.19 series – Done with Beta1
We will enhance and improve Luks and LVM support in CAL – Partly done with CAL v3.0
We will enhance and improve our Manjaro Tools & Profiles – Ongoing within v0.14 branch
We will enhance and improve our MHWD and MSM – Almost completed for Xorg 1.19
We will update our themes – Still in progress

Changes since Alpha releases:
fixes for EFI installation
gcc updated to v6.3.1
xorg-stack v1.19
Calamares 3.0 includes countless fixes and improvements to the core application and to the modules, as well as an all new PythonQt-based module interface. The PythonQt interface is optional, and allows module developers to create view modules in Python with Qt.”

Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Daniele_Buda

Mabox Linux 17.01 RC. Installation and Overview


Latest version of Mabox Linux 17.01 RC. Installation and Overview.
Mabox Linux is Manjaro re-spin with OpenBox Window Manager. Inspired by CrunchBang/BunsenLabs.

Robolinux MATE 3D 8.7.1 Installation and Overview


Latest version of Robolinux MATE 3D 8.7.1. Installation and Overview.
Announcement:
“Robolinux is pleased to announce its new upgraded Robolinux 8.7.1 Cinnamon, Mate 3D, Xfce 3D & LXDE 32 & 64 bit Raptor versions. All 16 Robolinux 7 & 8 Live versions come with a FREE OS Installer and can be downloaded for free on SourceForge.
This is another major Robolinux upgrade entailing several months of hard work finding every way possible to improve the speed and functionality of our 8 Raptor versions. You will immediately notice that we have changed the grub boot splash and login images as the previous versions showed a ball earth which is 100% fake NASA CGI.
All Robolinux Raptor 8.7.1 versions including our newly released Mate 3D and Xfce 3D are based on 100% rock solid current Debian 8 stable source code running the newest Debian 3.16 Linux kernel plus over 350 important upstream security and Application updates, the newest Tor
Browser, Firefox 50.0 and Thunderbird 45.6.0 As usual all four of the upgraded 32 & 64 bit Robolinux Raptor Version 8.7.1 Operating Systems come with over 120 custom built wifi, video & Printer drivers and can run Windows XP, 7 & 10 virus free inside. Every version is loaded with many popular one click installer applications such as the Tor browser, i2P, several very popular multimedia apps, Google Chrome, Google Earth, Skype & VirtualBox plus 12 incredibly powerful Security and Privacy apps to keep our Users safe!
Linux Beginners and Advanced Users will be very pleased indeed!”

Description:
“Robolinux is a user-friendly and intuitive operating system based on the latest stable release of Debian GNU/Linux. One of the project’s more interesting features is the availability of a pre-configured virtual machine support pack with Windows XP or Windows 7 – a VirtualBox setup which allows the user to install and run the Windows operating system seamlessly alongside Robolinux. This is an optional add-on that must be purchased from the project’s online store.”