Thu Mar 12 18:46:54 2020 UTC

Latest news 2020-03-12

NuTyX 11.4 available with cards 2.4.114

I'm very pleased to announce the new NuTyX 11.4 release.

The 64-bit version contains about 1150 packages upgraded.

The 32-bit version of NuTyX, still actively supported.

In the newest release, base NuTyX comes with the Long-Term Support (LTS) kernel 4.19.108 (4.9.206 for the 32-bit version).

For 64-bit systems,the kernel release 5.5.8 is also available.

Changelogs for the kernels are available here: kernel 4.19.108 changlog kernel 5.5.8 changelog

The gnu c library, glibc, is now glibc 2.30

The graphical server is xorg-server 1.20.7.

The mesa lib is 19.3.4, gtk3 is 3.24.14, and qt has been updated to 5.14.1.

Python interpreters 3.8.2 and 2.7.17 have been included in this release.

The MATE Desktop Environment comes in 1.24.0, the latest version.

The XFCE Desktop Environment comes in 4.14.1, the latest version.

The KDE Plasma Desktop is now 5.18.2, the Framework is now 5.67.0 and applications are now 19.12.3

Available browsers are: firefox 73.0.1, falkon 3.1.0, epiphany 3.34.4, etc

Many desktop applications have been updated as well like thunderbird 68.5.0, Scribus 1.5.5, libreoffice 6.4.1.2, gimp 2.10.18, etc.

5 news ISOs are available.

  • for 64-bit:

    The first ISO is a base NuTyX "rolling" version with a size of 402 Mbytes.

    A 4.9 GByte ISO base NuTyX "fixed" version is available which contains a complete repository of the binaries for the NuTyX 11.4 release. You can install NuTyX 11.4 completely without having to use the internet. To install packages from this ISO, once 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, use the following command to mount it:

    sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt
    Change this command to reflect your system.

    A 804 Mbyte ISO Miyo Linux JWM desktop in "rolling" version. This ISO is the result of the expertise of Miyo, our new ISOs maintainer.

    A 1.7 GByte MATE desktop in "rolling" version.

  • for 32-bit:

    A 327 Mbytes ISO base NuTyX "rolling" version.

ISOs are available on the download page.

What's new ?

Sourceforge.net

All the ISOs are now at sourceforge.net website available.

ISO

The installer sets the right keyboard in graphical mode for many countries.

The ISO is using the minimal in RAM when booting up. This speeds up the BOOT process. In case of, a new entry is added to give the possibility to load the ISO in RAM if necessary. h2>Upgrade process

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

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If you have a Miyo NuTyX Linux install, remove the xfce4-conf package:
del xfce4-conf
You can now finish the upgrade process:
sudo cards upgrade

Old news

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