In early June, Zorin Community He launched an update to your operating system to add new features such as Zorin Connect. Zorin's Connect is a system to connect our Android phone to our PC and is based on KDE Connect and GSConnect. Today, Zorin is in the news again, in this case for Zorin OS 15.1, a new version that among its novelties has an improved Connect as you can see in the GIF published in the release note of the operating system.
Another novelty of the new version is that has become based on Ubuntu 18.04.3. We remember that Zorin OS v15 was based on Ubuntu 18.04.2. Moreover, they have also updated the kernel, which is now Linux 5.0. Below you have a summary of the most outstanding news that the Zorin team has published on its official website.
Zorin OS 15.1 Highlights
- Based on Ubuntu 18.04.3.
- Linux 5.0.
- Zorin Connect improvements. Now, the slide function includes a pointer that responds to the movements of the phone, of course, if the terminal has the necessary sensor (accelerometer and / or gyroscope?). It also allows you to control the playback of some programs.
- Improved the compatibility and performance in LibreOffice, which in fact is that they have included LibreOffice 6.3.
- Improved performance for video games thanks to GameMode, which makes them run faster than before.
- More customization options: The option that changes the theme automatically can now be programmed manually.
- New font: Sans Forgetica.
- Performance, security, and compatibility improvements have been added.
Zorin OS 15.1 It is now available from this link. It is one of the best options for users who want to use an operating system that is not very different from Windows and the new version has arrived just in time before Microsoft abandons support for Windows 7. If you are a Windows user: will you finally go to Linux due to the death of Windows 7 and the arrival of Zorin OS 15.1?