Porteus 2.1 Portable Distribution Arrives in KDE4, RazorQT, Mate, Xfce, and LXDE Flavors

All the desktop environments implemented have been updated

By on August 9th, 2013 07:32 GMT

Porteus 2.1, a portable Linux operating system that can be installed on a USB device, CDROM, SD card or hard drive, and based on the Linux Live Scripts, has been released by the Porteus Community.

Porteus 2.1 has been released for the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it's based on Slackware 14.0.

“Major additions since our 2.0 release include restructuring our layout to have standalone iso's for five desktop environments (KDE4, RazorQT, Mate, Xfce and LXDE) and adding optional prepackaged modules for Google-Chrome, Opera, Libreoffice, Abiword, print/scan support and development software,” reads the official announcement.

The developers have also implemented AMD and Nvidia video drivers and they can be found inside the “modules” and “drivers” folders.

A complete list of changes can be found in the official announcement. Download Porteus 2.1 right now from Softpedia.

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