Mon. Nov 18th, 2019

Kwort Linux 4.3.4 release: a modern and fast Linux distribution

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Kwort is a modern and fast Linux distribution that combines powerful and useful applications in order to create a simple system for advanced users who finds a strong and effective desktop. Kwort is based on CRUX, so it’s robust, clean and easy to extend. 

Kwort Linux

The project recently released version 4.3.4 of Kwort Linux, a substantial increase in volume.
  • Linux kernel 4.19.46 (sorry folks, there’s no longterm release of 5.x branch yet).
  • New toolchain including glibc 2.28, gcc 8.3.0 and binutils 2.32.
  • kpkg 130.
  • Latest browsers including Google Chrome: 75.0.3770.90 and Mozilla Firefox 67.0.2. Brave 0.68.50 is available in the mirror.
  • Kwort-choosers package has been replaced with kwort-tools including the old browser and custom xdg-open and the new kwort-mixer to support both sound backends (alsa and pulseaudio). There’s documentation on how to configure these tools here.
  • New UI shortcuts are now fully documented here.
  • We found a good graphical music player called Museeks which is now included in the system.