Redcore Linux 2102 has already been released and these are its news

Few days ago the release of the new version of Redcore Linux 2102 was announced which arrives with the pertinent updates on the basis of Gentoo until October 1st along with the new versions of the Linux Kernel and other updates.

For those who are unfamiliar with Redcore Linux 2102, you should know that this is a Linux distribution that attempts to combine Gentoo functionality with general user convenience.

This system is intended to be a very quick way to install a Gentoo system Pure Linux, without spending hours or days compiling the source code and reading the documentation. To achieve this goal, Redcore provides a repository with precompiled binary packages that receive continuous updates, following a rolling release model.

About Redcore Linux

The distribution provides a simple installer that allows the user to quickly deploy a system up and running without rebuilding components from source.

The sisyphus own package manager is used for package management. As such Sisyphus is little more than a wrapper for the "Portage" package manager and a bit of Gentoolkit and Portage-utils. That combination provides an interface similar to the apt-get or yum-alike command structure.

Sisyphus is functional, but it is still a work in progress. At the very least, it does the job of helping newcomers transitioning from Debian and Red Hat-based systems to Gentoo.

Regarding the environment Redcore Linux desktop, in the distribution two integrations KDE and Qt are offered, both of which offer modern and reliable desktop performance without bogging users down with configurations that are too complicated to configure.

The LXQt r desktop environmentIt is the result of the merger of the old lightweight LXDE and Razor-Qt projects and as such the resulting LXQt desktop environment is designed for simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface.

While on the part of KDE Plasma, as many will know this ofrece a design that allows users to run a large library of widgets screen to add functionality, along with numerous user interface benefits enabled by hot corners and special menus.

Redcore Linux 2102 Key New Features

This new version released arrives with base synced to Gentoo test tree starting October 1 and that also includes the kernel versions of Linux 5.14.10 (by default), 5.10.71 and 5.4.151 offered for installation.

Regarding the updated versions of the system package, in this new version, about 1300 packages were received, among which, in addition to the Kernel, the update of the user environment also stands out. KDE Plasma 5.22.5 and KDE Gear 08.21.1.

We can also find that the component Xwayland DDX, which is used to run X11 applications in environments based on the Wayland protocol, it has been moved to a separate package.

Also Chromium is now used as the default browseras Firefox was provided earlier and Mailspring was used as a mail client instead of Thunderbird.

Moreover enhanced support for proprietary NVIDIA drivers highlighted, using nvidia-prime to support PRIME technology to offload rendering operations to other GPUs (PRIME Display Offload).

And it also highlights the improved stability when booting in live mode, plus the installer has been updated and made sure that the Steam runtime works correctly.

Finally if you are interested in knowing more about it About this new version, you can check the details in the following link

Download and install Redcore Linux 2102

For those who are interested in being able to obtain this new version or want to test the distribution under a virtual machine or on their computer. You should know that an ISO image with the KDE desktop is offered from its official website, which is 3.9 GB in size and only available for the x86_64 architecture.

The link is this.


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