SolusOS 2 Alpha 6 Distro Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.3.6

The distro includes Firefox 18.0, Thunderbird 17.0.2, and LibreOffice 3.6.4

By on January 17th, 2013 15:55 GMT

Ikey Doherty has just announced that the sixth Alpha version of the upcoming SolusOS 2 Linux operating system is now available for download and testing.

SolusOS 2 Alpha 6
comes with updated software, internal improvements to the desktop interface, and lots of small bugfixes.

It also includes non-free audio/video codecs for an out-of-the-box multimedia experience, and firmware for common WLAN chipsets.

Highlights of SolusOS 2 Alpha 6:

• Mozilla Firefox has been updated to version 18.0;
• Mozilla Thunderbird has been updated to version 17.0.2;
• LibreOffice has been updated to version 3.6.4;
• Linux Kernel has been updated to version 3.3.6 (with BFS/preempt/no dyn ticks/1000Hz);
• SolusOS Desktop Environment, based on Gnome 3.4, has been implemented.

Download SolusOS 2 Alpha 6 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is an alpha version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.