GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton launched a brand new model of his Ubuntu-based Exton|OS distribution that's now based mostly on the newest Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) working system and Linux 5.4 kernel collection.
As we reported final week, Arne Exton began upgrading a few of his GNU/Linux distributions on the newest Linux 5.4 kernel collection, however Exton|OS is the primary to ship with the steady model of Linux kernel 5.4, which was introduced by Linus Torvalds on November 24th, a significant launch that options exFAT assist, AMD enhancements, and a brand new lockdown function.
This new Exton|OS launch is constructed for UEFI PCs and ships with the newest Budgie 10.5 desktop atmosphere by default with the Papirus icon theme, the Calamares graphical installer as a substitute of Ubuntu's Ubiquity installer, and up-to-date packages synced with upstream as of November 28, 2019, together with GIMP, Gparted, Mozilla Firefox, SMPlayer, and SMTube.
"This Exton|OS version is for EFI computers. You can nevertheless use the Calamares Installer in VirtualBox/VMware and thus install Exton|OS in any language. You can even use Calamares for installation to a USB stick and that way get persistence," explains Arne Exton. "Calamares Installer replaces Ubiquity (Ubuntu’s installer)."
Build your individual Ubuntu 19.10 dwell ISO with Refracta Snapshot
Like a lot of Arne Exton's distributions, this Exton|OS launch additionally comes with Refracta Snapshot pre-installed, which permits customers to construct their very own dwell and installable ISO pictures based mostly on the Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) working system and, in fact, Exton|OS with the Budgie 10.5 and Linux kernel 5.4, after putting in the distro on their PCs.
Furthermore, Arne Exton provides customers the likelihood to put in his construct of the Linux 5.4 kernel on any Ubuntu or Debian-based working system by obtain it from right here. If you wish to give Exton|OS a strive, you’ll be able to obtain Build 191128 proper now by way of our free Linux software program portal, and don't overlook to try the screenshot gallery beneath to see it in motion.