EndeavorOS Keeps Moving Forward, October Release Arrives with Linux 5.3.6

EndeavorOS October 2019Time usually puts everything in its place. That's what happened with Antergos, one of the most popular Arch Linux-based distributions this summer. announced the end of his project. It didn't take long for a new team of developers to take over the code, but since they weren't the same, they decided to change the name to Endeavor, a distribution that today has launched a new version.

When we talk about new versions of an operating system like EndeavorOS, we have to be clear that we are referring only to its ISO images. The update model it uses is the same as that of Arch Linux, that is, what is known as a "Rolling Release" that we install once and can update forever. With this explained, the October version of EndeavorOS is nothing more than a new image that includes all the new features that have already been released in the operating system.

EndeavorOS October release includes Firefox 69.0.3

Among the novelties included in the new image, its core or the latest version of Firefox stands out:

  • Linux 5.3.6.
  • Table 19.2.1-1.
  • Systemd 243.51-1.
  • Firefox 69.0.3-1.
  • New welcome launcher. Now he invites us to install UFW, LibreOffice, Chromium and the Bluetooth manager for Xfce.
  • They have removed the xf86-video-nouveau package to use the mod-setting driver from the Linux kernel.
  • Calamares no longer checks for updates because it slowed down the installation process for many users. The possibility is now offered in the welcome menu after installation.
  • General cleaning.

The new ISO image is available from this link. As the EndeavorOS developer team explains, the new images are for fresh installs only; Existing users can get everything mentioned in this article by updating from within the operating system, which in fact allows for updates as soon as they are ready.


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