ALT Linux Russian company introduced another – this time the spring – release so-called “starter kits» (starter kits) for the latest stable version of its Platform (p7 «Trientalis»).
Starter Kits for distribution ALT Linux – are special images with the base system, and a small set of software (one of the desktop environment or a window manager, or a set of server software). They are intended for users of GNU / Linux, who want to determine the list of installed software packages and configure the system.
Of technical innovations in the bag supplied starter kit ALT Linux p7, marked with the kernel Linux 3.14.35 Backports function SECCOMP_FILTER_FLAG_TSYNC (required for new versions of web browsers Chrome and Chromium), to solve stop booting from ISO, the automatic creation of a section for recording when booting from USB-flash mode UEFI, updated graphical environments, as well as the content and design options and Icewm LXQt, increasing the number of packages for GNOME 3, SysV-TDE, TDE, Xfce, the emergence of an experimental mode network boot via iPXE.
The graphical environments and window managers available in the spring sets for ALT Linux p7: GNOME 3.8.0, KDE 4.12.4, Xfce 4.10.1, LXDE 0.5.5, LXQt 0.8.0, Cinnamon 2.0.14, MATE 1.6.0 , Enlightenment 0.17.3, IceWM 1.3.8, TDE 188.8.131.52, WindowMaker 0.95.6.
Previous edition starter kit for ALT Linux p7 took place in winter, and the next is scheduled for June this year.