Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2101
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Ghiunhan Mamut has announced the release of Redcore Linux 2101, the latest stable release of the project’s Gentoo-based distribution whose goal is to “bring the power of Gentoo Linux to the masses”: “More than a year after our previous stable release, I’m happy to announce that Redcore Linux Hardened 2101 (‘Orion’) has reached the stable milestone. Changelog: rsync with Gentoo’s testing tree as of 2021-05-31; built using Gentoo’s new profiles, for details read here; Linux kernel 5.11.22 as the default, 5.10.40 LTS and 5.4.122 LTS Legacy in repositories; glibc 2.32, GCC 10.2.0, Binutils 2.35 and&& LLVM 12.0.0 toolchain; Mesa 21.1.1, libdrm 2.4.106, X.Org Server 1.20.11 graphics stack; ALSA 1.2.5, PulseAudio 13.0, GStreamer 1.16.3 audio stack (no pipewire, as per our testing it breaks audio or bluetooth or both); KDE Plasma 5.21.5, KDE Frameworks 5.82, KDE Applications 21.04.1 desktop stack; rich web browser selection with Firefox 89.0, Chromium 91.0.4472.77, Google Chrome 91.0.4472.77, Opera 76.0.4017.154, Vivaldi 3.8.2259.42, Microsoft Edge 91.0.864.37, Falkon-3.1.0; Flatpak is supported out of the box, just enable Flathub in Discover (do not follow any ‘flatpak on Gentoo’ guides you find online, Flatpak support is built-in in Redcore); no more passwords for the live environment, the ISO image will boot straight into Plasma…” Continue to the release announcement for a full changelog and errata. Download: Redcore.Linux.Hardened.2101.KDE.amd64.BETA.iso (3,656MB, SHA256, pkglist).
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