Netrunner 17 'Horizon' Released

The Netrunner team announced release of Netrunner 17 'Horizon', latest stable release of Kubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution featuring a well tweaked plasma as default desktop environment. This release is applicable only for 64 Bit distributions, while 32 bit release continue as Netrunner 16, till release of Netrunner 18 LTS.



Netrunner 17 ‘s codename is chosen as an indication of a mature Plasma finally emerging at the horizon with another update of KDE Plasma, Frameworks and Applications. The desktop is now at Plasma 5.4.3 together with KDE Applications 15.08.2 and many more programs and libraries updated to their latest versions. Firefox with built-in Plasma support ships as 42.0.3.

The “Desktop Configuration” settings now features two Look’n’Feel Themes called BlackX and BlueX, which makes switching between completely different styles much easier now, while still allowing for customization in full detail.

Read complete release announcement in Netrunner's portal.

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