Pop OS: the new distribution of System76

Pop OS

We have already talked on numerous occasions about the assembler of computers with Linux preinstalled System76, of their laptops, etc. But now we warn of another good news that does not have to do directly with the hardware world but with System76. And the company has dared to make its first steps in software development with the creation of its own Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and with GNOME as the default desktop environment.

The distribution in question it's called Pop OS, and you can have it both on System76 firm computers as well as on others if you want to install it. The distribution is basically a Canonical Ubuntu with a GNOME desktop environment as I have said, and to which some specific visual themes, icons, etc. have been added, designed by System76. In addition there have been some improvements to the GNOME environment developed by the System 76 team. Developers dedicated to profiling more sophisticated and distinctive 3D models that make their products more exclusive.

Of course System76 has not "skimped" on advertising its brand, with logos during boot, on the login screen, etc., and it seems that they have also added specific drivers for the hardware with which they work. But it is understandable, also it is not the first hardware manufacturer nor will it be the last to create its own Linux distribution. For those interested, Pop OS Stable Release will appear in October 2017, specifically the 19. Therefore we still have to wait to test it, and it will be based on Ubuntu 17.10. For the moment you can settle for reading the news about its development or have access to the Alpha versions and subsequent releases prior to the final ...

If you want to know more or review the work done by System76 devs, you can consult the page of GitHub for the project that I leave you in this link.


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