Many distributions that are based on Debian, are gradually updating to Debian Stretch, taking the new version of the mother distro as a base to continue with their projects. The distribution that has recently been updated is not well known to many, but it is an already veteran distribution. This new version is called Pardus Linux 17. A version of the Pardus Linux distribution and which is still tied to Turkey.
Pardus Linux 17 is a new version that is based on Debian Stretch, the new version of Debian. But also, the new version comes with a lot of updated programs.Pardus Linux is a distribution that was born based on Gentoo but that quickly became independent to be a single distribution. But after leaving TUBITAK / UEKAE as part of the developer team, the distribution ended up relying on Debian to continue updating. The new version of Pardus Linux is based on Debian Stretch, Linux kernel is 4.9 and it has the following programs: LibreOffice 5.2.7, Mozilla Firefox 52.2, Mozilla Thunderbird 45.8, VLC 2.2.6 or OpenJDK 8, among others.
Pardus Linux 17 follows using XFCE as default desktop, a lightweight desktop that makes, among other things, that the distribution requires few resources to work. But XFCE is not its most striking feature. Pardus Linux 17 comes with PXE enabled in your installer, this function means that we can perform a remote installation simultaneously on several computers. An ideal feature for computer networks or simply for small businesses that need to have multiple computers.
Pardus Linux 17 is a free distribution that we can get through its official website . If we already have this distribution with the simple command of «dist-upgrade» or with your software management tools we will get the new version of this distribution. While it is true that Pardus Linux is no longer the distribution it used to be; if it is true that it is a stable project and a good option if we want to have an operating system that consumes few resources.
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