Parsix GNU/Linux 6.0 Test 1 Has a GNOME 3 Respin You'll Hardly Recognize

The developers have also updated the Linux kernel and the GNOME environment

Parsix GNU/Linux, a live and installation DVD based on Debian, aiming to provide a ready-to-use, easy-to-install desktop and laptop-optimized operating system, is now at version 6.0 Test 1.

The developers' ultimate goal is to provide an easy-to-install desktop and laptop-optimized operating system based on Debian's testing branch and the latest stable release of GNOME desktop environment.

“Parsix GNU/Linux 6.0 (code name Trev) brings the latest stable GNOME desktop environment, a brand new kernel, updated installer and systemd based, live boot system. This version has been synchronized with Debian Wheezy repositories as of December 21, 2013,” reads the official announcement.

Other updated packages include GNOME 3.10.2, X.Org 7.7, GRUB 2, GNU Iceweasel (Firefox) 24.2.0, GParted 0.12.1, Empathy 3.10.1, LibreOffice 3.5.4, VirtualBox 4.2.16, and a brand new kernel based on Linux 3.12.5 with TuxOnIce 3.3.

Check out the official announcement for a complete list of new features and updates. Download 6.0 Test 1 right now from Softpedia.

Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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