OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta released
Posted on: 02/11/2019 09:22 AM

OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta has been released

OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta released

Our first release in 2019 is OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta, a close preview of the upcoming final release.

Since Alpha1, OMLx 4.0 got a huge number of fixes and improvements.
You may already be aware of some of them having read OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Alpha1 follow-up, some more came afterwards.

Live mode:
ISO menu new entries for language and keyboard preference
Upon user’s request, KPatience card games have been included in ISO (live mode only)

Calamares new features:
Easy swap partition option
Calamares log copied to successfully installed system
Automagically removing all unused languages at the end of installation
Calamares now checks whether system is installed in VirtualBox or in real hardware. If in real hardware it removes virtualbox unuseful packages.

Core packages updated:
Kernel 4.20.4
KDE Plasma: 5.14.90
KDE Frameworks: 5.54.0
KDE Applications: 18.12.1
Qt Framework 5.12
Systemd 240
LLVM/clang 7.0.0

Main packages updated:
LibreOffice 6.2
Firefox Quantum 65.0
DigiKam 6.0
Xorg 1.20.3, Mesa 18.3.3

New applications entered the ISO packages list:
Dnfdragora - graphical frontend for package manager, replacement for old rpmdrake
Kuser - users and groups manager tool, replacement for old userdrake
KBackup - tool for the backup of directories or files, replacement for old draksnapshot
Plasma software updates - Plasma applet for software updates using PackageKit

We will never forget to thank QA testers and all users for constant report of bugs at Issue Tracker System or at Forum and all our devoted high skilled developers.
Whithout them this magic would not have been possible.

As always, please read the Release Notes and the Errata.

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