Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition Officially Released

The distro is powered by Linux kernel 3.7.1 and Openbox 3.5.0

Dimitris Tzemos proudly announced earlier today, January 13, the immediate availability for download of the stable release of the Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition Linux operating system.

Being powered by Linux kernel 3.7.1 and built on top of the current tree of Slackware Linux, this first edition of Slackel Openbox features the lightweight Openbox 3.5.0 window manager and a large collection of useful applications.

“A collection of two Openbox iso images are immediately available, including 32-bit and 64-bit installation images that can be burned to a CD,” said Dimitris Tzemos in the official release announcement.

&Highlights of Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition:

• Based on the current tree of Slackware Linux;

• Linux kernel 3.7.1;

• Openbox 3.5.0 window manager;

• Midori 0.4.7 web browser;

bull; Claws-Mail 3.8.1 email client;

• Transmission torrent/magnet downloader;

• SpaceFm file manager;

• Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 Update 9;

• Rhino open source JavaScript engine;

• IcedTea-Web browser plugin;

• Pidgin multi-protocol Instant Messaging client;

• gFTP multithreaded FTP/SFTP client;

• Wicd (Wireless Interface Connection Daemon);

• Whaawmp movie player;

• Exaile 3.3.0 music player;

• Salix multimedia codecs installer;

• Abiword word processor;

• Gnumeric spreadsheet viewer and editor;

• ePDFviewer PDF viewer;

• Asunder CD ripper and encoder;

• Brasero CD/DVD burning app;

• Viewnior image viewer;

• GIMP 2.8.2 image editor;

• Scrot snapshot utility;

• LibreOffice 3.6.4 office suite (available from the repositories);

• Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0.2 email client (available from the repositories);

• Mozilla Firefox 18.0 web browser (available from the repositories);

• Inkscape SVG graphics editor (available from the repositories);

• Μumble communication app (available from the repositories);

• Postfix email server (available from the repositories);

• Dovecot secure IMAP and POP3 server (available from the repositories);

• Μurmur and many more other apps, all available from the default software repos.

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Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition - Image courtesy of Dimitris Tzemos

Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition is distributed as installable ISO images, supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.

Download Slackel 1.0 Openbox Edition right now from Softpedia.

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