Sun. Jun 7th, 2020

antiX 19.2 releases, Linux distributions

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antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install Linux live CD distribution based on Debian Testing for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems. It provides antiX magic with a set of environments suitable for older computers. Its goal is to Linux to the novice and veteran to provide a lightweight but full-featured, flexible free operating system. It should be able to run on the vast majority of computers – from the 64 MB memory but with 128 MB swap partition of the old PII system to the latest high-end machines. The minimum memory configuration recommended for antiX is 128 MB RAM, and the installer requires at least 2.2 GB of hard disk space. AntiX can also be used as a quick start emergency disc to use.

antiX

So, why should I use antiX?

* systemd-free!
* fast
* stable
* Flexible
* light on system resources
* Install to hard drive,
* Set up and run live from an encrypted stick with persistence and remaster
* Frugal install on a partition.
* Option to run bleeding edge Debian Testing (buster) or sid.

Antix 19.2 released.

Changelog 

* We believe we have fixed the issue when running (g)ufw firewall
* apt-notifier included and enabled on full versions for those who prefer update notifications
* Tray icon manager for IceWM
* Improved and updated localisation
* Improved cli-installer – more ‘safety’ checks added
* nosystemd repo added to antix.list sources
* Debian buster-backports repository enabled
* mps-youtube includes fix for apt_key bug
* A newer 4.9.212 kernel
* firefox-esr (68.6.0esr)
* libreoffice 6.4.1
* IceWM upgraded to latest upstream version (1.6.5)
* fluxbox upgraded to 1.3.7
* mtpaint upgraded to version 3.49
* runit backported from Debian sid
* links(2) cli browser to latest upstream version (2.20.2)
* eudev (3.2.9) instead of systemd-udev
* elogind upgrade to 243.7
* consolekit2 available
* ceni network manager included, but connman is default on full and base
* latest cherrytree (0.3.9) hierarchical note taking application
* various upstream Debian security upgrades

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