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ExTiX Linux 64 bit – now in version 14

Posted 12-23-2013 at 11:25 AM by exton

I’ve made a major update of ExTiX Linux Live DVD today (131223). Therefore I’ve changed the version number from 13 to 14. (For 2014).

ExTiX version 14 is the “best” version ever. Here’s why:

NEWS ABOUT ExTiX 14 131223
1. The ExTiX ISO is now a ISO-hybrid, which means that it can very easily be transferred (copied) to a USB pen drive. You can then even run ExTiX from the USB stick and save all your system changes on the stick. I.e. you will enjoy persistence! I’ve found two scripts which make the installation to USB very simple. The scripts are quite ingenious. Unfortunately, it is not me who have created them. I found the scripts on Kanotix website. There was no direct indication of how good the scripts were, but my tests show that they work flawlessly on USB installations of all normal Ubuntu systems. Read my INSTRUCTION how to use the scripts.
2. Another big improvement is that ExTiX 14 can run from RAM. Use Boot alternative 2 (Copy to RAM). When the system has booted up you can remove the disc (DVD) or USB stick. You’ll need at least 2 GB RAM to run ExTiX that way.
3. ExTiX is now more stable than ever. All packages have been upgraded to the latest version by 131223.

ExTiX 14 64 bit is based on Ubuntu 13.10 released on October 17, 2013. The original system includes the Desktop Environment Unity (Ubuntu). After removing Unity I have installed Gnome 3.10 and Gnome Classic 3.10 (a perfect replacement for Cinnamon). The system language is English.

Used KERNEL
My special kernel 3.12.0-7-exton corresponding Kernel.org’s kernel 3.12.4 stable. The original Ubuntu kernel is 3.11.0-4-generic.

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