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New ISO images (LXQt, MATE, Xfce, KDE, MinimalGUI, and MinimalCLI) of SparkyLinux rolling edition based on Debian GNU/Linux 13 Trixie (testing) are now available.



Sparky 2023.10

This is the October update of Sparky rolling iso images which works on the Linux kernel 6.5 as default, and provides updated packages from Debian ‘trixie’ and Sparky ‘sisters’ testing repos.

What’s new:
– all packages upgraded from Debian and Sparky testing repos as of October 10, 2023
– Linux kernel 6.5.3 (6.5.7 & 6.1.57-ESR & 5.15.135-ESR in sparky repos)
– removed sparky unstable repo
– added to all images: rpi-imager
– Openbox: added gnote and parcellite
– MATE: added gnote
– LXQt: added noblenote
– GCC 13.2.0 as default now; GCC 12 removed
– Firefox 115.3.0 ESR (firefox-sparky 118.0.2 & firefox-esr 115.3.1esr in repos)
– Thunderbird 115.3.1
– Openbox 3.6.1-11
– LXQt 1.3.0
– Xfce 4.18
– MATE 1.26.0
– KDE Plasma 5.27.8
– LibreOffice 7.5.6
– Python 3.11.4

The live user password: live
If you have Sparky rolling installed – simply keep it up to date. No need to reinstall your OS.

Sparky 2023.10 amd64 is available in the following versions: LXQt, KDE Plasma, MATE, Xfce, MinimalGUI (Openbox) and MinimalCLI (text mode)
Get new semi-rolling iso images from: /download/rolling/ page.

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