Absolute Linux a lightweight distro based on Slackware

absolutely linux

Absolute Linux is a fairly light distribution based on Slackware, this distribution being based is compatible with Slackware versions so almost any package can be used of the same version.

absolutely linux includes various utilities that simplify configuration and maintenance. Includes apps for common desktop and internet and is configured with tight integration of menus, applications, and MIME types.

This 64-bit Linux distributionAlthough previously it also handled 32 bits, it only handles this architecture. Absolute Linux uses IceWM and Rox for your window and file management, respectively.

Stable version of the distro

At the moment the last stable version is 14.2.2 which is based on 64-bit Slackware, where update Xorg version, in addition to taking care of safety and functional repairs such as pulse audio adjustments, network manager, battery management.

The installer was also updated to fix the error of not finding drives for automatic installation.

All Slackware updates to the current program included and various recompiled programs to keep up with dependency changes.

New Beta version to the Public

Meanwhile the creator of this distribution has released a new beta version to the public which is 15.0, where you update the Linux kernel, as well as the inclusion of the solution de current fusion and safety issues of scpecter, of which it handles 2 out of 3 vulnerabilities.

specter-meltdown-checker

At the moment it is the only thing that has been received in this release, so if you want to contribute to the detection of bugs or in their development you can download the ISO of the system from this link.

The only recommendation I can give is that for now we must stay in its stable version and constantly update the Kernel and its newest stable version due to the security issues that have caused a stir in these last weeks.


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