Exton | OS switches to Linux 5.4 and is based on Ubuntu 19.10

Exton OS with Linux 5.4

Today Linux 5.4.1 has been released. The Linux kernel developer team is expected to release a first maintenance release to recommend a new series for mass adoption, but Arne Exton is not a developer who is known to take it easy. Yesterday, the developer famous for being the first to adopt many new features He launched a new version of Exton | OS and the version that has been available for about 24 hours already uses Linux 5.4 as the kernel of the operating system.

In addition to the new kernel, the other most outstanding novelty of the latest version of Exton | OS is that it has become based on the version of the operating system developed by Canonical that was released last October: Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine. We remember that Linux 5.4 was released last sunday, which is why Exton's latest installment is one of the first operating systems to adopt it.

Exton | OS is one of the first systems to use Linux 5.4

Among the most outstanding novelties of this version of Exton | OS we have:

  • Linux 5.4.
  • Based on Ubuntu 19.10, supported until July 2020.
  • Budgie 10.5 graphical environment (with Papirus icon theme).
  • Calamares has become the default installer. Before it was Ubiquity.
  • Updated packages, among which we have the latest versions of GIMP, Firefox, SMPlayer and SMTube.
  • Latest version of Refracta, allowing us to create our own installation ISO image based on Ubuntu 19.10.

This version of Exton | OS is for efi computers. However, you can use Calamares in VirtualBox / VMware and thus install Exton | OS in any language. You can even use Calamares for USB stick installation for persistence. Please read my instructions before doing such installation. Calamares replaces Ubiquity (the Ubuntu installer). The Calamares is also very easy to use. No "expert knowledge" is required.

Interested users can download the latest version of Exton | OS from this link.

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