Development Release: Elive 3.8.12



  • The Elive project has published a new development snapshot based on Debian 10 “Buster” and featuring the Enlightenment desktop environment. The new version reportedly offers the ability to create usernames with non-ASCII characters at install time, improved support for Broadcom wireless cards, and better disk accessing performance. “The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 3.8.12. This new version includes: Elive-Upgrader can upgrade your bios and other firmwares (only on UEFI installs). Startup-Applications launcher correctly closes processes when exiting the desktop. Installer: You can use non-ASCII usernames now like åtgärd, first boot after install improved with post-configurations added. Fine-tune options are much improved, lighter resulting installed system and extra optimizations added, specially for low resources machines which can end up using only 175 MB of RAM. Fixed issue with blanking screen during install, PulseAudio possibility to be removed. Boot partition now uses less space, allowing upgrades from the stable version that has small boot partitions without issues. Improved installation speed.” Further details can be found in the project’s release announcement. Download (MD5): elive_3.8.12_beta_hybrid_i386.iso (2,563MB, pkglist).

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