While NuTyX has announced a new version, NuTyX 11.6 release that follows the previous version NuTyX 11.5 released in May 2020, with upgraded ‘Cards’ - which is the custom package manager.
Also, the package manager allows you to install individual binary packages or group of related binary packages, which NuTyX has made possible with the availability of Flatpak.
What's New in NuTyX 11.6 Release?
Besides the upgraded custom package manager, ‘Cards’ from version 2.4.115 to 2.4.122, users can now install more packages, like Flatpak packages, using the universal Flatpak package management utility.
NuTyX has also updated its supported desktop environments, including KDE Plasma 5.19.5, MATE 1.24.1, and Xfce 4.14.1, with its own framework 5.73.0 and application bundle 20.08.1. While on the core component, NuTyX 11.6 comes with the Long-Term Support (LTS) kernel 4.19.143 and latest stable kernel 5.8.7.
And the ‘kernel-419’ package in NuTyX has replaced the ‘kernel-lts’ package, it now includes four versions of the LTS kernel along with the last stable kernel, like kernel 4.9, 4.14, 4.19, 5.4, and 5.8, with VirtualBox and NVIDIA graphics card drivers also available for all five kernel versions.
How to Upgrade to NuTyX 11.6 Release?
For existing users of NuTyX Linux distro, you can simply run the following single command to upgrade your system to the latest version NuTyX 11.6:
sudo cards upgrade
But if you are a new user, and want to install NuTyx from scratch, you can download the ISO images which are available in “Fixed” and “Rolling” releases for both 64-bit and 32-bit versions.