KaOS 2016.03 Released

The KaOS team announced release of KaOS 2016.03, latest stable build of independently evolved, rolling GNU/Linux distribution that features KDE plasma as default desktop environment.

This release of KaOS comes with Plasma Frameworks 5.20.0, Plasma 5.5.5 and KDE Applications 15.12.2. In addition to these, KaOS has made some enhancement on Plasma 5 to improve user experience.

According to official release announcement, following are major highlights of this release.
  • Thoroughly rewritten partitioning feature, now based on KPMcore (the same library used by KDE Partition Manager)
  • The choice page in the partitioning module now shows disk changes in real life, with much improved preview widgets, which are now not just preview but also selection widgets for the Replace feature
  • Tooltips in partition views.
  • All new non-blocking asynchronous device rescans with spinner UI throughout the partitioning module
  • Added support for setting partition flags (including the EFI system partition flag) while creating or editing a partition in the manual partitioning page.
  • Overhauled modules system, allowing for much more flexibility in configuring and arranging views and jobs.
  • Added a check and warning when installing in EFI mode with manual partitioning without setting up a mount point and/or flag for the EFI system partition.
Read complete release announcement in KaOS portal.

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