Knoppix 8.6.0 Released, Which is Based on Debian “Buster”

Knoppix team had announced the release of KNOPPIX 8.6, a new stable version which is based on Debian “buster”.

It allow users to run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB flash drive (Live USB).

Added few of the packages from Debian/testing and unstable (sid) for newer graphics drivers or desktop software packages.

It uses Linux kernel 5.2.5 and Xorg 7.7 (core 1.20.4) for supporting current computer hardware.

Both 32bit and 64bit kernel supporting both old and new computers.

The bootloader will start the 64bit kernel automatically if a 64bit-capable CPU is detected (if not manually specified otherwise).

It’s offering a live CD with a choice of LXDE (default desktop), KDE Plasma 5.14 and GNOME 3.30.

KNOPPIX 8.6 Package update:

  • Desktop environments – LXDE, Gnome 3.30 and KDE 5.14
  • File manager pcmanfm 1.3.1
  • Qemu-kvm 3.1
  • Wine 4.0
  • Chromium 76.0.3809.87 and Firefox 68.0.1
  • Libre Office 6.3.0-rc2
  • Gimp 2.10.8
  • Maxima 5.42.1
  • 3D Softwares – Blender 2.79.b, Freecad 0.18, Meshlab 1.3.2, Open Scad 2015.03
  • Video editing Softwares – kdenlive 18.12.3, openshot 2.4.3, photofilmstrip 3.7.1, obs-studio 22.0.3
  • Mediathekview 13.2.1
  • OwnCloud 2.5.1 and NextCloud 2.5.1 Clients
  • E-Book Manager calibre 3.39.1
  • Game Engine godot3 3.0.6
  • Audio/Video transcoder: RipperX 2.8.0, Handbrake 1.2.2,
  • UpnP-Streaming: gerbera 1.1.0

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