SolydXK 9 Beta released, based on Debian


SolydX and SolydK are Debian-based distributions that use Xfce and KDE desktops, respectively. SolydXK’s goal is easy to use and provide a stable and safe environment. SolydXK is an open-source option for small businesses, nonprofit organizations, home users. The project began with an informal variant of the Debian version of Linux Mint, which was then used as the default desktop, but then it owned its own name SolydK. When Linux Mint dropped its Debian-based and Xfce desktop version, SolydX came out.

Debian 9 has been released for some time, based on Debian’s Solydxk also announced the launch of the Debian 9-based SolydXK 9, currently released SolydXK 9 Beta version. Specifically, the following changes are made:

System changes

  • SolydX and SolydK’s new theme, you can choose a light or dark theme.
  • The Solydxk system now has a GUI in which you can encrypt partitions, localize your system, choose the fastest repository, block packages and clean up the system. This application currently requires a lot of testing.
  • The backend repository has been deleted but can be enabled in the new SolydXK system application.
  • The solydx / k-info package is integrated into the solydx / k-system-packing package and is now out of date.

Stop maintenance of the application

  • Update manager is replaced by applications from Debian’s repository with the same functionalities and the new SolydXK System GUI.
  • SolydXK Software manager has been replaced with an application from Debian’s repository.
  • Device Driver Manager (DDM).
  • SolydXK Conky.
  • XKSudo.
  • Kcm-ufw

Suggested alternatives

  • Lightdm Manager> lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings
  • (SolydX) User Manager> gnome-system-tools
  • (SolydX) Sambashare> gadmin-samba

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