NuTyX is a GNU/Linux distribution inspired by the Linux from scratch (LFS) project that gives you full control of your operating system; the latest release NuTyX 11.5 continues on the highly flexible OS philosophy.
The latest release, NuTyX 11.5 brings some improvements and package updates, with NVIDIA graphics card drivers and utilities now available for all 5 kernel versions, which are the 4 versions of LTS kernel in addition to the last stable kernel.
While NuTyX is built around the unique concepts of Collections and Groups which in turn provides high flexibility, along with its custom package manager called ‘Cards’ that made debut in NuTyX 11.5; the latest version of Cards is v2.4.115.
Now, let’s take a further look at the major new features and enhancements in NuTyX 11.5.
What's new in NuTyX 11.5 Release?
The latest release, NuTyX 11.5 ships with the Long-term support (LTS) Linux kernel 4.19.123 for the 64-bit base system and also continues the development of its 32-bit version which features Kernel 4.9.224.
And the ‘kernel-419’ package replaces the ‘kernel-lts’ package, with the four versions of LTS kernel along with the last stable kernel making 5 in total, namely: kernel 4.9, 4.14, 4.19, 5.4, and 5.6.
Additionally, NVIDIA graphics card drivers and utilities, along with VirtualBox support are now available for all five kernel versions.
How to Get Started with NuTyX 11.5
NuTyx offers 64-bit ISO images for installing a ‘rolling’ base system that requires no internet connection. For existing users of NuTyX, simply run the single command below to upgrade your system to the latest version, NuTyX 11.5:
sudo cards upgrade
And if you are coming new to NuTyX, then you'll need a fresh installation, by downloading the ISO image of NuTyX 11.5 from the official website. The complete installation guide from creating a bootable USB to booting NuTyX, is available on the official docs.