Alan Baghumian announced a few hours ago, January 1, the immediate availability for download of the Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0r1 operating system.
Dubbed Gloria, the first maintenance release of the Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0 distribution is powered by Linux kernel 3.2.35 and X.Org 7.7, GNOME 3.4.2 desktop environment.
The distro also incorporates popular applications, such as Chromium 22.0, GNU Iceweasel 17.0.1, LibreOffice 3.5.4, VirtualBox 4.1.18, GParted 0.12.1, Empathy 220.127.116.11 and GIMP 2.8.2.
“Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0 (code name Gloria) brings tons of updated packages, faster live boot, improved installer system and quality new features. The updated 4.0r1 version has been synchronized with Debian testing repositories as of December 29, 2012 and brings lot of updated packages compared to Parsix 3.7 aka Raul.”
“Parsix Gloria is project's first release with GNOME 3 series and ships with LibreOffice productivity suit by default. Gloria has a brand new software manager package,” Alan Baghumian, developer of Parsix, said in the official release announcement
Highlights of Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0r1:
· Based on Debian testing repositories (as of December 29, 2012);
· Linux kernel 3.2.35 (with BFS, TuxOnIce and other patches);
· GNOME 3.4.2;
· GRUB 2 boot loader;
· X.Org 7.7;
· X.Org Server 1.12.4;
· GNU Iceweasel 17.0.1 web browser;
· Chromium 22.0 web browser;
· LibreOffice 3.5.4 office suite;
· GParted 0.12.1;
· Empathy 18.104.22.168;
· GIMP 2.8.2;
· Grisbi 0.8.9;
· VirtualBox 4.1.18;
· xFarDic 0.11.7;
· VLC Media Player 2.0.5;
· Adobe flash player to 11.2 (for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures);
· Glibc 2.13.
Moreover, Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0r1 features new artwork, based on the Foresight GTK2 theme engine by Og Maciel, the Faenza icon theme by tiheum and the Metal X Shell theme by justviper.
Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0r1 is distributed as Live DVD ISO images, compressed using XZ and SquashFS, supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
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