Parsix GNU/Linux Changelog

New in version 7.0r0

November 9th, 2014
  • Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 (code name Nestor) brings the latest stable GNOME desktop environment, a brand new kernel built using or modernized kernel build system, updated installer and support for UEFI based systems. This version has been synchronized with Debian Wheezy repositories as of November 6, 2014. Parsix Nestor ships with GNOME 3.12 and LibreOffice productivity suit by default. Highlights: GNOME Shell 3.12.2, X.Org 7.7, GRUB 2, GNU Iceweasel (Firefox) 33.0, GParted 0.12.1, Empathy 3.12.7, LibreOffice 3.5.4, VirtualBox 4.3.10 and a brand new kernel based on Linux 3.14.23 with TuxOnIce 3.3, BFS and other extra patches. Live DVD has been compressed using SquashFS and XZ.
  • Updated Packages:
  • Linux 3.14.23
  • GNOME Shell 3.12.2
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 33.0
  • Chromium Browser 37.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.12.7
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 1.0.0
  • VirtualBox 4.3.10
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 7.0 Test 3 (October 19th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.14.21
  • GNOME Shell 3.12.2
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 32.0.3
  • Chromium Browser 37.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.12.6
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 1.0.0
  • VirtualBox 4.3.10
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 7.0 Test 2 (September 26th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.14.19
  • GNOME Shell 3.12.2
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 32.0
  • Chromium Browser 35.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.12.6
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 1.0.0
  • VirtualBox 4.3.10
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 7.0 Test 1 (August 19th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.14.17
  • GNOME Shell 3.12.2
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 31.0
  • Chromium Browser 35.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.12.4
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 1.0.0
  • VirtualBox 4.3.10
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 6.0r0 (April 27th, 2014)

  • 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 April 17, 2014. Parsix Trev ships with GNOME 3.10 and LibreOffice productivity suit by default. Highlights: GNOME Shell 3.10.3, X.Org 7.7, GRUB 2, GNU Iceweasel (Firefox) 28.0, GParted 0.12.1, Empathy 3.10.1, LibreOffice 3.5.4, VirtualBox 4.3.10 and a brand new kernel based on Linux 3.12.17 with TuxOnIce 3.3, BFS and other extra patches. Live DVD has been compressed using SquashFS and XZ.
  • Updated Packages:
  • Linux 3.12.17
  • GNOME Shell 3.10.3
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 28.0
  • Chromium Browser 34.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.10.1
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 0.8.9
  • VirtualBox 4.3.10
  • VLC 2.0.6
  • Other Notable Changes:
  • New artwork, based on ​Metal X Shell Theme by justviper, ​Red Sky wallpaper by vally5, ​Foresight GTK-2 theme engine by Og Maciel and, ​Faience icon theme by tiheum. Artwork is a work in progress and not final yet.
  • Updated Adobe flash player to 11.2.202.350 (for 32 and 6b bit).

New in version 6.0 Test 3 (April 7th, 2014)

  • This version ships with GNOME Shell 3.10.3, and Linux 3.12.15 kernel built on top of rock solid Debian Wheezy (7.0) platform.
  • A lot of updates have been made and all reported issues have been resolved. All base packages have been synchronized with Debian Wheezy repositories as of March 15, 2014. Stay tuned! Our goal is to release the final version within a week or two.

New in version 6.0 Test 2 (February 24th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.12.9
  • GNOME Shell 3.10.3
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 27.0
  • Chromium Browser 32.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.10.1
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 0.8.9
  • VirtualBox 4.2.16
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 6.0 Test 1 (January 20th, 2014)

  • Linux 3.12.5
  • GNOME 3.10.2
  • Xserver-xorg 1.14.5
  • GNU Iceweasel 24.2.0
  • Chromium Browser 31.0
  • LibreOffice 3.5.4
  • Glibc 2.13
  • GParted 0.12.1
  • Empathy 3.10.1
  • GIMP 2.8.2
  • Grisbi 0.8.9
  • VirtualBox 4.2.16
  • VLC 2.0.6

New in version 5.0r1 (December 26th, 2013)

  • Parsix GNU/Linux 5.0 ships with GNOME 3.8.3 desktop environment and Linux 3.8.13 kernel built on top of rock solid Debian Wheezy (7.0) platform.
  • This version has been synchronized with Debian repositories as of December 21, 2013 and contains additional bug fixes and updates released on Parsix repositories.