Mon Jul 1 20:27:49 2019 UTC

Latest news 2019-07-01

NuTyX 11.1 available with cards 2.4.98

I'm very please to announce the new NuTyX 11.1 release.

This new version contains more then 1000 packages upgrade.

A 32 bits version of NuTyX 11.1 is now available as well.

The base of NuTyX comes with the new kernel LTS 4.19.56 (4.9.183 for the 32 bits version) and the very new kernel 5.1.15 (in 64 bits only).

The gnu compiler is now the gcc 9.1.0.

The graphical server is now in xorg-server 1.20.5, the mesa lib in 18.3.6, gtk3 3.24.9, qt 5.12.4.

The python 3.7.3 and 2.7.16 are updated as well

The MATE Desktop Environment comes in 1.22.1 the very last version as well.

The KDE Desktop plasma in 5.16.2, Framework in 5.59.0 and applications in 19.04.2

Browsers firefox in 67.0.4 and chromium in 74.0.3729.169 (build by the archlinux team and only in 64 bits)

Many desktop applications have been updated as well like thunderbird 60.7.2, Scribus 1.5.5, libreoffice 6.2.4.2, gimp 2.10.12, etc.

4 news ISOs are available.

  • in 64 bits:

    The first ISO is a base NuTyX "rolling" version with a size of 384 Mbytes.

    A 5.3 GBytes ISO base NuTyX "fixed" version which contains a completed binaries repository of the 11.1 NuTyX. You can install a complete NuTyX 11.1 without having to use internet. To install packages from this ISO, onces your base system is installed, configured and booting, it's just a question of mounting the media on the /mnt mounting point.

    Suppose you media is found under /dev/sdc1, uses following command to mount it:

    sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt
    Adapt in consequence.

    A 1.7 GByte MATE desktop in "rolling" version.

  • in 32 bits:

    A 310 Mbytes ISO base NuTyX "rolling" version.

ISOs are available on the download page.

CARDS

CARDS is now able to track obsolets packages. A package is obsolet when it's not available anymore on the remote server. Such a package is delete automaticaly from your local installation if installed.

Upgrade process

Since this is a minor release, an upgrade is possible.

For a successfull upgrade, the 'cards' package need to be update first.

Please use following commands to proceed:

check
We then update cards first:
up cards
We can now finish the upgrade process:
sudo cards upgrade

Old news

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