The KaOS mission introduced the discharge and normal availability of KaOS 2019.09, a brand new steady ISO snapshot for September 2019.
KaOS 2019.09 comes two months after the discharge of KaOS 2019.07 earlier this summer time and brings with it the entire newest KDE applied sciences which have been launched throughout this era, together with the KDE Plasma 5.16.5 desktop setting, KDE Applications 19.08.1 and KDE Frameworks 5.61 software program suites, in addition to the Qt 5.13.1 software framework.
"With almost 60 % percent of the packages updated since the last ISO and the last release being over two months old, a new ISO is more than due," reads the discharge announcement. "As always with this rolling distribution, you will find the very latest packages for the Plasma Desktop, this includes Frameworks 5.61.0, Plasma 5.16.5 and KDE Applications 19.08.1. All built on Qt 5.13.1."
Now powered by Linux kernel 5.2
Another main change within the KaOS 2019.09 launch is the up to date kernel caught, which is now based mostly on the newest Linux 5.2 kernel collection. In truth, KaOS 2019.09 is powered by the newest Linux kernel 5.2.13 launch, and it additionally ships with an up to date graphical installer based mostly on the newest Calamares 3.2.13 launch, patched towards two main vulnerabilities.
Other up to date elements obtainable within the KaOS 2019.09 launch embody LibreOffice 6.2, NetworkManager 1.20.0, Poppler 0.80.0, GNU nano 4.4, Go 1.13, Git 2.23.0, GStreamer 1.16.0, Python 3.7.4, Nettle 3.5.1, Kbd 2.2.0, and Libevent 2.1.11. Ldns, the quick DNS library, was added as nicely on this launch for an additional OpenSSH possibility.
You can obtain KaOS 2019.09 proper now by means of our free software program portal if you wish to check out this KDE oriented GNU/Linux distribution impressed by Arch Linux. Please notice that KaOS is a rolling launch the place you put in as soon as and obtain updates without end. Therefore, present KaOS customers don't must obtain the brand new ISO snapshot, however solely replace their set up.