Fri Oct 23 14:20:15 2020 UTC
Latest news 2020-10-16
NuTyX 12-beta4 available
I'm very please to annonce the new NuTyX 12-beta4 testing release. The 64-bit version is a complete new project. They are no plan to release a version 12 of NuTyX in 32 bits.
ISOs for download
We make a couple of ISO:
What's new ?
RuNyX, SysV or systemD as init system
NuTyX now comes with 3 init systems rolled into 1. So what that means is, the user can choose which init they wish to use, SysV, SystemD, or RuNyX (runit fork).
This makes for a wider User choice. The main base init will always be SysV. This means that RuNyX and SystemD packages can always be removed. This also means that the Sysinit package must remain install in all cases, as it is used by all 3 inits modes.
you have a choice at boot time on the conventional GRUB menu.
In the newest release, base NuTyX comes with the Long-Term Support (LTS) kernel 4.19.151 and the latest stable 5.9. Changelogs for the kernels are available here:
Software Core change
NuTyX propose now it's own init system call RuNyX. RuNyX is a fork of the Gerrit Pape runit project. We mainly added the missing components to make this init system working properly in all situations.
We also decide to use our own directory schema to be more consistant with the other init system. You should consult the documentation for more info.
sudo cards install runyx.man man runit
At first we want to take profit of systemd init and use systemd for the logind daemon, this was not working. After several tests, we could successfully make elogind working and replace completly the obsolet consolekit2 package.
Systemd comes by default with many modules. To make NuTyX still working and compatible as much as possible with todays rolling NuTyX version, some main modules have been disable:
Manual update procedure process
Since this is a major release, an upgrade is possible but need to be done manualy. At this stage of development, be aware that this manual manipulation might break your NuTyX installation. Do it at your own risk
You are welcome on the new Telegram channel to ask for support on this procedure.
Adjust the /etc/cards.conf
Add following line:
version testingin /etc/cards.conf file
Upgrade your NuTyX
Start the upgrade process:
sudo cards upgrade
Remove dhcpcd if you are running networkmanager
To make systemd and runyx init system working properly, dhcpcd cannot be installed together with networkmanager. If your network is setup by networkmanager, do
sudo cards remove -a dhcpcd
Install systemd and runyx packages
Install the systemd and/or runyx packages depending what you like to test:
sudo cards install systemd runyx
Adjust your grub entries
To adjust a grub entries for example your 'NuTyX LTS Quiet' entry: Replace:
ro quiet verbose=noWith:
init=/sbin/runit-init ro quiet verbose=nofor RuNyX OR
init=/sbin/systemd-init ro quiet verbose=nofor Systemd init.
Reboot your computer
Old news is now available here.