The creating crew engaged on Sparky Linux has simply introduced that new ISO pictures for model 2020.03.1 of the (semi-)rolling line at the moment are out there for obtain.

And in fact, there aren’t any breaking adjustments on this launch, however solely a minor replace for the reside and set up media for Sparky Linux.

There are technically three necessary enhancements which can be a part of this new launch, because it follows.

First and foremost, all packages at the moment are up to date from the Debian testing repos dated March 27, 2020, so that you’re additionally getting tons of fixes as a part of this launch.

Then, the replace fixes a difficulty that blocked booting Sparky 2020.03 that was beforehand copied on an USB flash drive. This was a very inconvenient bug affecting those that used USB media besides Sparky Linux, so after updating to this model, every little thing needs to be working simply as anticipated.

Renamed repos

And final however not least, the dev crew says they renamed the Sparky repository to “potolo”, with “testing” working similar to earlier than for everybody. This is a change that was initially introduced earlier this week, with oldstable additionally turning into “tyche” and secure rename to “nibiru”.

“Developing and offering packages to Sparky primarily based on Debian testing solely was fairly simple, it was only one department, developed as a rolling launch. No adjustments in repos required then. Everything modified after releasing Sparky on Debian secure and conserving the oldstable line as effectively,” the Sparky Linux crew stated.

“Every massive improve, means from testing to a brand new secure, and secure to a brand new oldstable required handbook adjustments within the repo lists.To keep away from that, the named repos will allow you to easily improve your Sparky set up with none handbook change. It will probably be accomplished through an everyday improve utilizing the bundle supervisor/improve instrument solely.”

There’s no have to reinstall the working system if you happen to’re already operating Sparky, as a full system improve takes care of every little thing with out another adjustments being required.