Distribution Release: Neptune 6.5
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Neptune is a Linux distribution for desktops. It is based on Debian’s Stable branch, except for a newer kernel, some drivers and newer versions of popular applications. The project has published an update to its current version, Neptune 6. The new 6.5 release offers security updates, a newer kernel, and and updated systemd package. Some other desktop packages have been brought up to date too: “It is the first maintenance release of Neptune 6 which is also available as update for all Neptune 6 users. This version features more modern hardware support by providing Linux kernel 5.6 together with updates to proprietary firmware blobs as well as updated systemd 245.6. Neptune is now bootable on UEFI Secure Boot machines. With the newly activated buster-backports repositories you can enjoy newer software updates for LibreOffice in version 6.4.5 and Inkscape in version 1.0. Updated are also the browser Chromium to version 83 and Thunderbird to version 68.10. When it comes to multimedia VLC got an update to version 3.0.11, FFmpeg to version 4.1.4 and PulseAudio to version 13.” Further details and screenshots can be found in the distribution’s release announcement. Download (SHA256): Neptune65-Plasma5-20200707.iso (2,491MB, signature, pkglist).
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