Snowlinux 4 XFCE & E17 released!


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The team is proud to announce the release of Snowlinux 4 XFCE & E17.



Snowlinux 4 XFCE                                 Snowlinux 4 E17


Snowlinux 4 XFCE is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 "Wheezy" and uses Linux 3.5. Snowlinux 4 XFCE & E17 is available in two ISOs. Two ISO images are available. The XFCE edition contains XFCE 4.10 and the E17 edition contains E17. While the XFCE edition fits on CD, the E17 edition doesn't. Both are using Firefox, Thunderbird, Abiword, Shotwell and Pidgin by default.


New features:

  • Debian GNU/Linux Wheezy 7.0
  • Linux 3.5
  • XFCE 4.10
  • E17
  • LightDM
  • Snowlinux LightDM greeter
  • Snowlinux Plymouth theme
  • Improved Snowlinux-Metal-Theme
  • Improved Snowlinux-Metal-Icons
  • SnowMount
  • Firefox 17
  • Thunderbird 17
  • Snowlinux HD backgrounds
  • Updated software
  • Improved speed and response
  • System improvements


For a complete overview of the new features, visit: “What's new in Snowlinux 4 XFCE" / “What's new in Snowlinux 4 E17"

Make sure to read the “Release Notes (XFCE) / Release Notes (E17)” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.


Upstream information:

Snowlinux 4 XFCE & E17 is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 "Wheezy" Stable. It comes along with the Linux kernel 3.5 and XFCE & E17. It has installed Firefox 17, Thunderbird 17, Abiword, Shotwell and Pidgin by default.


Life cycle:

Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" is supported until February 2016.


Compatibility with Debian:

Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" is 100 % compatible with Debian's Repository.


System requirements:

  • x86-CPU
  • 256 MB memory
  • 2 GB free disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive or USB port




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We are looking forward to your comment on this release. Thank you for using Snowlinux and enjoy this new release.