ExTiX Changelog

New in version 15.1 Build 150105 (Razor-Qt)

January 6th, 2015
  • My lighter version of ExTiX is also based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn.
  • It uses Razor-qt as Desktop Environment, Slim as Login Manager and kernel 3.16.0-21-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s stable kernel 3.16.4, released 141005. (Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies.
  • It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface).
  • All packages in ExTiX Light 15.1 have been updated to the latest available stable versions as of January 5, 2015.
  • Google Chrome is included, which makes it possible to watch Netflix movies. It is not possible in Firefox (in Linux).

New in version 15.1 Build 150104 (GNOME) (January 4th, 2015)

  • ExTiX Gnome is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. Gnome has been upgraded to version 3.14. (Not in Ubuntu's repositories). All packages have been updated to the latest version by 150104. Kernel 3.16.0-21-exton is used. (Kernel.org's kernel 3.16.4).
  • Google Chrome is included, which makes it possible to watch Netflix movies. It is not possible in Firefox (in Linux).
  • I have also installed BlueGriffon Web Editor. "BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it's a modern and robust solution to edit Web pages in conformance to the latest Web Standards". Only to be compared with Dreamweaver. (In my opinion).

New in version 14.2 Build 141024 (GNOME) (October 24th, 2014)

  • All packages have been updated to the latest version by 141024. ExTiX Gnome is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn". Gnome has been upgraded to version 3.14. (Not in Ubuntu's repositories). Kernel 3.16.0-5-exton has been replaced by kernel 3.16.0-21-exton. (Kernel.org's kernel 3.16.4).

New in version 14.2 Build 141019 (October 20th, 2014)

  • My new lighter version of ExTiX is now based on Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn". It uses Razor-qt as Desktop Environment, Slim as Login Manager and kernel 3.16.0-21-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s stable kernel 3.16.4. ("Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface"). My info/instructions below also apply to ExTiX Light. I.e. just log in as root (with password root) or extix (with no password) from Slim's login screen to Razor-qt.

New in version 14.1.2 (August 4th, 2014)

  • All packages have been updated to the latest version by 140804.
  • Vlc (installed from source to make it possible to run it when logged in as root) is in version 2.1.5.
  • Kernel 3.15.0-6-exton has been replaced by kernel 3.16.0-5-exton. (Kernel.org's kernel 3.16.0-rc6, released 140718).

New in version 14.1.1 (June 29th, 2014)

  • ExTiX 14.1.1 64 bit is based on Debian/Ubuntu 14.04. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.10 and Gnome Classic 3.10 (in ExTiX 14.1.1, build 140629) respectively Razor-qt 0.5.2 (in ExTiX Light, build 140515). The system language is English in both versions of ExTiX.
  • All packages have been updated to the latest version by 140629. Vlc (installed from source to make it possible to run it when logged in as root) is in version 2.1.4. Kernel 3.13.0-24-exton has been replaced by kernel 3.15.0-6-exton. (Kernel.org‘s stable kernel 3.15.0, released 140610.

New in version 14.1 Build 140515 (May 18th, 2014)

  • It uses Razor-qt as Desktop Environment, Slim as Login Manager and kernel 3.15.0-0-exton.

New in version 14.1 (April 24th, 2014)

  • ExTiX is now based on Debian Jessie and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (alias Trusty Tahr).
  • I have upgraded all packages to the latest version as of 140423.

New in version Build 140219 (February 19th, 2014)

  • The installation program Ubiquity (live installer) is now working as intended in ExTiX version 140219. I.e. a new user (your user) will be created during the installation process.