NuTyX 20.12.0 is a completely new 64-bit project, and this latest version 12 offers SysV, SystemD, and home-baked RuNyX init system.
While NuTyX is built around the concepts of Collections and Groups to provide high flexibility, along with its custom package manager called ‘Cards’ that made debut in NuTyX 11.5; the latest version of Cards is v2.4.123.
What's New in NuTyX 20.12.0 Release?
NuTyX 20.12.0 offers LTS (Long-Term Support) kernels 4.9.248, 4.14.212, 4.19.163, 5.4.83, and 5.10.0, along with the latest stable version 5.9.14. Also, it offers three Initialization Systems, namely: SysV, SystemD, and the home-baked RuNyX init system, which is forked out of runit init project.
Other core utilities and desktop software that ships with NuTyX 20.12.0 Release, includes:
- Epiphany 3.38.2
- LibreOffice 18.104.22.168
- Mesa 3D Library 20.3.0
- Graphical server Xorg-server 1.20.10
- Python 3.9.0 and 2.7.18
- Scribus 1.5.6
- Thunderbird 78.5.1
- Falkon 3.1.0
Additionally, NuTyX 20.12.0 has rebuilt its compilation chain, and such components upgraded as Glibc 2.32, GCC 10.2.0 and Binutils 2.34. And NuTyX has also updated desktop environments to the latest versions, including KDE Plasma 5.20.4, MATE 1.24.1, and Xfce 4.14.3, with KDE framework 5.76.0 and application bundle 20.12.0.
How to Download or Upgrade to NuTyX 20.12.0 Release
For an already exisiting user of NuTyX, you can easily upgrade your current system to NuTyX 20.12.0 by running the following command:
sudo cards upgrade
And if you're a new user and want to try out NuTyX 20.12.0, you can grab the ISO image which is available in various editions such as KDE, XFCE, LXDE, and MATE desktop.