Descent|OS 4.0.1 Linux Distro Is Based on Debian 7.0

The distribution also makes use of Mate 1.6 desktop environment

By on May 14th, 2013 07:17 GMT

Brian Manderville has announced that a new version has been released and the branch of Descent|OS has been updated to version 4.0.1.

The distribution is based on Debian Wheezy (7.0) and the focus of the build is stability, rather than development.

Highlights of Descent|OS 4.0.1:

• Mate 1.6 has been included in the distribution;
• Mozilla Firefox has been updated to version 20;
• Thunderbird has replaced Claws-mail;
• Libreoffice has replaced Apache OpenOffice;
• Mint’s software center has been added as an alternative to Synaptic;
• Openshot has replaced Pitivi;
• For the first time, GIMP has been included in the distribution;
• Gwibber has been included as the default Twitter client

Descent|OS 4.0.1 con be considered as a Long Term Service release. A complete list of fixes and improvements can be found in the official announcement.

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