SparkyLinux 3.0 Beta 1 Is Based on Debian "Jessie"

This release includes the E17, MATE and LXDE editions

By Silviu Stahie on May 21st, 2013 23:01 GMT

SparkyLinux, a lightweight, fast and simple Linux distribution designed for both old and new computers featuring customized Enlightenment and LXDE desktops, is now at version 3.0 Beta 1.

SparkyLinux 3.0 Beta 1 “Annagerman system is built on Debian GNU/Linux “Jessie.” According to the developers, Annagerman is a main-belt asteroid named after the Polish singer Anna German.

Highlights of SparkyLinux 3.0 Beta 1:

• Over 20 preconfigured locales are now available at system’s startup;
• The Sparky Installer can now run in text mode, with no X Server;
• Sparky Live can use an existing SWAP partition;
• All packages have been synchronized with Debian testing repos of 20/05/2013.

A complete list of changes and new features can be found in the official announcement.

Download SparkyLinux 3.0 Beta 1 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.
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