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- Published on Tuesday, 07 August 2012 20:36
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The team is proud to announce the release of Snowlinux 3 "Crystal" RC.
Snowlinux 3 Crystal
Due drastic changes with Gnome 3 and Unity, Snowlinux is keeping Gnome 2. The new LTS (long term support) Linux kernel was integrated. Snowlinux uses DuckDuckgo as default search engine. The Snowlinux-Metal-Theme was made GTK 3 compatible. Dropbox integration for nautilus and the possibility for sharing files with nautilus was done. Also Firefox, Thunderbird and LibreOffice are available in this release. Also firmware-linux-nonfree was integrated to support more hardware out-of-the-box.
- Snowlinux-Metal-Theme (GTK 3 support)
- Snowlinux Full HD backgrounds
- Black terminal background
- Linux kernel 3.2
- Firefox 14.1
- Thunderbird 14
- LibreOffice 3.4.6
- Updated software
- Improved speed and response
- System improvements
For a complete overview of the new features, visit: “What's new in Snowlinux 3“.
Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.
Snowlinux 3 "Crystal" is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 "Squeeze" Stable. It comes with the long-term-support (LTS) Linux kernel 3.2.0 and Gnome 2.32 which were made available upstream. It has installed Firefox 14.1, Thunderbird 14, Libreoffice 4.3.4, Rhythmbox and Shotwell by default.
Snowlinux 3 "Crystal" is supported until Februar 2014.
Compatibility with Debian:
Snowlinux 3 "Crystal" is 100 % compatible with Debian's Repository.
- 256 MB memory
- 2 GB free disk space
- Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
- CD-ROM drive or USB port
We are looking forward to your comment on this RC. Thank you for using Snowlinux and enjoy this new RC.