Devuan 2.0 ASCII released with multiple desktop choices while installation

The Devuan project has announced the release of Devuan 2.0 ASCII, latest stable release of Universal Operating System without SystemD. Devuan GNU+Linux is fork of Debian without the systemd init program. The ultimate aim of Devuan is to provide a base operating system for other distributions to evolve from.

Devuan 2.0 ASCII provides option to choose from Xfce, KDE, MATE, Cinnamon and LXQt. The other desktop environments can be installed after installation. As a universal operating system, Devuan is available for a wide range of architectures and devices ranging from ARM processors to chromebooks. In expert mode installation, Devuan provides option to choose SysVinit or OpenRC as default init system.
Devuan 2.0 ASCII runs on several architectures. Installer CD and DVD ISOs, as well as desktop-live and minimal-live ISOs, are available for i386 and amd64. Ready-to-use images can be downloaded for a number of ARM platforms and SOCs, including Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, OrangePi, BananaPi, OLinuXino, Cubieboard, Nokia and Motorola mobile phones, and several Chromebooks, as well as for Virtualbox/QEMU/Vagrant.

The Devuan 2.0 ASCII installer ISOs offer a variety of Desktop Environments including Xfce, KDE, MATE, Cinnamon, LXQt, with others available post-install. The expert install mode now offers a choice of either SysVinit or OpenRC as init system. In addition, there are options for “Console productivity” with hundreds of CLI and TUI utils, as well as a minimal base system ideal for servers. The minimal-live image provides a full-featured console-based system with a particular focus on accessibility.
Please find more information on Devuan 2.0 ASCII release announcement published in Devuan portal.

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