Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5r1 and 8.10-TEST-1 are available now

Parsix GNU/Linux team has declared availability of Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5r1 and 8.10-TEST-1 which are latest stable and testing images respectively. Parsix is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian stable with the aim of providing a laptop optimized operating system featuring latest stable release of GNOME Desktop.


Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5 (code name Atticus) ships with stable GNOME 3.18 desktop environment and an updated kernel. This version has been synchronized with Debian Jessie repositories as of February 13 2016. Parsix Atticus ships with LibreOffice 4.3.3 productivity suit. Highlights: GNOME Shell 3.18.3, Firefox 45.0.2, GParted 0.19.0, Empathy 3.12.11, LibreOffice 4.3.3, VirtualBox 4.3.36 and a kernel based on Linux 4.1.22 with TuxOnIce 3.3, BFS and other extra patches. Live DVD has been compressed using SquashFS and XZ.

Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 (code name Erik) ships with stable GNOME 3.20 desktop environment and a brand new kernel. This version has been synchronized with Debian Jessie repositories as of April 27 2016. Parsix Erik ships with LibreOffice 4.3.3 productivity suit by default. Highlights: GNOME Shell 3.20.1, GRUB 2, Firefox 45.0.2, GParted 0.19.0, Empathy 3.12.11, LibreOffice 4.3.3, VirtualBox 4.3.36 and a brand new kernel based on Linux 4.4.8 with TuxOnIce 3.3, BFS and other extra patches. Live DVD has been compressed using SquashFS and XZ.
For more information, see detailed release notes for Parsix 8.5r1 and Parsix 8.10-TEST-1, published by Parsix team.

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