The team is proud to announce the release of Snowlinux 4 "Glacier".
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier"
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 "Wheezy" and uses Linux 3.5. MATE 1.4 is the default desktop environment and LightDM as new default login manager to replace GDM 3. It was built an own greeter for LightDM. There were introduced much new features like snowMenu, the Snowlinux menu and snowMount, the Snowlinux mount tool for drives. The Snowlinux-Metal-Theme was colored blue and the icon set was updated with the latest Faience icons. Snowlinux uses Pidgin now as default IM client. This release comes along Firefox 17 and Thunderbird 17, LibreOffice, Rhythmbox and Shotwell.
- Debian GNU/Linux Wheezy 7.0
- Linux 3.5
- MATE 1.4
- Snowlinux LightDM greeter
- Snowlinux Plymouth theme
- Improved Snowlinux-Metal-Theme
- Improved Snowlinux-Metal-Icons
- 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 "Glacier"“.
Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 "Wheezy" Stable. It comes along with the Linux kernel 3.5 and MATE 1.4. It has installed Firefox 17, Thunderbird 17, Libreoffice, Rhythmbox and Shotwell by default.
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" is supported until February 2016.
Compatibility with Debian:
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" 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.
Snowlinux 4 is called "Glacier". The name's origin is Frensh and Latin and it means a large persistent body of ice that forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation over centuries.
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" will be based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7 "Wheezy" and will have the following desktop environments:
MATE 1.4.2 (main)
Snowlinux 4 "Glacier" will be released in January 2013.