Snowlinux Cinnamon 5 Beta Is Based on Debian 7.0 "Wheezy"

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia

By on January 15th, 2014 14:10 GMT

Snowlinux, a Debian-based Linux distribution for beginners, implementing the Cinnamon desktop, is now at version 5 Beta.

Snowlinux Cinnamon 5 Beta has been codenamed "Flurry" and is based on Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 "Wheezy" and Linux kernel 3.10.

"This new release mainly improves the system itself. We're now using GPG signed repositories and the ISOs are built by a build server. Snowlinux 5 'Flurry' is based upon Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 'Wheezy' and uses Linux 3.10. It comes along the Cinnamon 1.8 desktop."

Highlights of Snowlinux Cinnamon 5 Beta:

• SnowMount has been implemented;
• Firefox 24 and Thunderbird 24 have been added;
• Snowlinux HD backgrounds are now available;
• A lot of packages have been updated;
• The speed and response of the system have been improved.

Check the official announcement for more details about this release. Download Snowlinux Cinnamon 5 Beta "Flurry" 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.