Point Linux 2.3 Release Notes
These release notes for Point Linux 2.3 (taya) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Point Linux 2.3.
Point Linux 2.3 overview
|The purpose:||Desktop PC distro|
|Target audience:||Experienced users and business/IT sector|
|Based on:||Debian 7.4 (Wheezy)|
|Compiz:||Can be installed during installation or manually later.|
|Distro format:||LiveCD/USB, LiveDVD/USB|
|Supported architectures:||i386 (i686-pae), amd64|
|Distro language:||English in Live Session, Localized during the HD installation.|
|Installer:||GUI Point Linux Installer 0.18.1|
What's new in Point Linux 2.3
Point Linux is a desktop Linux distribution based on Debian's "stable" branch and featuring the MATE desktop environment. This is a minor update to Point Linux 2.2 released in October. Point Linux 2.3 features the new 'debian-backports' package that allows you to easily enable updates from the debian-backports repository. Changes in distribution: New debian-backports package, Firefox 27.0.1, Thunderbird 24.3.0, LibreOffice 18.104.22.168, up-to-date Debian packages. Changes in Point Linux installer: Three checkboxes to install Compiz, enable debian-backports updates and non-free repos during installation. US layout is not installed by default for latin-based layouts.
Changes in distribution
- Firefox 27.0.1
- Thunderbird 24.3.0
- LibreOffice 22.214.171.124
- New debian-backports package
- Up to date Debian packages
Changes in Point Linux Installer
- Three checkboxes to install Compiz, enable debian-backports updates and non-free repos during installation.
- US layout is not installed by default for latin-based layouts