Now, the GeckoLinux team has announced a new version, GeckoLinux 999.210221, update for its openSUSE Tumbleweed-based ROLLING editions.
GeckoLinux offers out-of-the-box support for many proprietary media formats, firmware, hardware drivers, and user-installed multimedia applications, which work automatically with restricted media codecs thanks to the prioritized inclusion of the Packman repository.
What's New in GeckoLinux 999.210221 Update
GeckoLinux has continued its focus on eliminating pain points and polishing its unique out-of-the-box configuration on top of the stable and flexible openSUSE base.
While the GeckoLinux ROLLING editions use the Calamares system installer version 3.2.27, which provides easy but powerful options for reliable installation of the live system. The Linux kernel included in this current set of GeckoLinux ROLLING ISOs is version 5.10.16. Also included are the following desktop environments with additional polish in some editions:
- Gnome 3.38
- Cinnamon 4.8.6
- Plasma 5.21 / Framework 5.79.0 / KDE applications 20.12
- Pantheon (various component versions)
- XFCE 4.16
- LXQt 0.16
- Mate 1.24.1
Furthermore, several components of the Pantheon desktop has been updated, along with Budgie and the Budgie desktop has been upgraded to its latest version 10.5.2 with improved behavior for Nemo desktop icons and eliminates transparency for better visibility and contrast.
How to Download or Upgrade to GeckoLinux 999.210221 Update
If you're a new user and want to give the latest version a spin, you can download the latest GeckoLinux 999.210221 update through the ROLLING edition ISO image here.
But note that GeckoLinux Rolling editions are based on openSUSE Tumbleweed and comes with offline installation live DVD / USB image.