Sat Jul 28 18:49:11 2018 UTC

Latest news 2018-07-28

NuTyX 10.3 available with cards 2.4.81

I'm very please to annonce the new NuTyX 10.3 release.

NuTyX 10.3 comes with kernel lts 4.14.59 (4.9.114 in 32bits), glibc 2.27, gcc 7.3.0, binutils 2.30, python 3.7.0, xorg-server 1.20.0, qt 5.11.1, plasma 5.12.6 LTS (in 64bits) , kf5 5.48.0 (in 64bits), gnome 3.28.1 (in 64bits), mate 1.20.1, xfce4 4.12.3, firefox 61.0.1, etc....

A second kernel is proposed for people who want to use the very last version of the kernel 4.17.11

NuTyX 10.2 user's are invited to upgrade.

With the model release of NuTyX (fixed and rolling release, see below), five news ISOs are available in 64 bits and 32 bits. Sizes are from 296 MB up to 1.7G. They are available on the reorganised download page.

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

The 32 bits is now only available in "Rolling" release and as a base ISO.

The LXDM session manager select automatically the session in case only one session is installed.

The EFI installation have been improved, but it's still experimental and limited.

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

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

It's no need to reinstall your NuTyX.

Automatic upgrade is deactivated

The possibility to activate the automatic upgrade is now deactivated.

The GIT projects

All the NuTyX projects (collections, cards and web site) are not available anymore on the github platform.

A new adress is now available

Model Release rename

To beter reflect the model of each branch, the name of them has been modified:

NuTyX is now in 2 releases models

"Fixed" Release and "Rolling" Release

  • The "stable" branch becomes "fixed"
  • The "development" branch becomes "rolling"
  • The "current" branch is removed

Main Updated Packages List of NuTyX 10.3 compared to the 10.2

  • kernel lts 4.14.40 -> 4.14.59
  • kernel 4.16.8 -> 4.17.11
  • python 3.6.5 -> 3.7.0
  • firefox 59.0.3 -> 61.0.1
  • chromium 64.0.3282.186 -> 68.0.3440.75 (compiled by the ArchLinux Team)
  • libreoffice 6.0.3.2 -> 6.1.0.2
  • kde Applications 18.4.1 -> 18.4.3
  • kde framework 5.45.0 -> 5.48.0
  • kde plasma 5.12.5 -> 5.12.6 LTS

Number of officials collections is now 18:

  • base
  • cli, cli-extra
  • gui, gui-extra
  • xfce4, xfce4-extra
  • mate, mate-extra
  • gnome, gnome-extra
  • lxde, lxde-extra
  • lxqt, lxqt-extra
  • kde5, kde5-extra
  • nos

Upgrade process

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

Old news

Old news are now available here.