[Trisquel-announce] Trisquel 7.0 LTS Belenos released
Rubén Rodríguez Pérez
ruben at trisquel.info
Mon Nov 3 22:41:38 CET 2014
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Version 7 of the Trisquel GNU/Linux distribution, codenamed Belenos
after a Celtic sun god, has been released. Belenos is a Long Term
Support release that will be maintained until 2019. Relevant new
packages and features include:
* Kernel Linux-libre 3.13 with lowlatency and bfq scheduling by
* Custom desktop based on GNOME 3.12 fallback.
* Abrowser 33 (a free Firefox derivative) as default browser.
* GNU IceCat 31 available as single-click optional install
from Abrowser's homepage. Complete with many extra
* Electrum Bitcoin Wallet preinstalled.
* Moved to DVD format, now with 50+ languages and extra
* Improved accessibility by default.
Trisquel on a Sugar TOAST
Editions published today include the GNOME based standard edition, the
LXDE mini edition, and the now officially supported Trisquel on a Sugar
TOAST edition, designed for kids 0 to 12. It features the Sugar
Learning environment and a preselection of educational activities.
The improvements don't stop at the software. We are also unveiling a new
website theme, cleaner and more modern, to match the streamlined style
of the release. This is just the first change in a series of
improvements that will focus on giving the users a better community
New development process
We are also making big changes to the development process, to make it
easier for the community to contribute. The new code management
website allows users to clone the code, hack and request their
changes to be reviewed and merged. This is connected to a whole new
continuous integration build system that will keep the distro up to date
with less manual intervention.
Help sustain this effort
Trisquel is a non-profit community project. You can help keep this
project going by becoming a member, donating or buying in our
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