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    Posted 03-21-2017 at 02:17 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Posted 03-21-2017 at 02:06 AM by exton exton is offline
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    ArchEX (Arch Linux) 64 bit with LXQt and kernel 4.10.3-1-ARCH – Build 170318

    Softpedia 170319: Arch Linux-Based ArchEX Distro Is Powered by LXQt Desktop, Linux Kernel 4.10.3

    "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is known for all sort of distributions, most of which are derivatives of some of the most popular Linux-based operating systems, and he informs us this weekend about the availability of a new build of his ArchEX distro.

    ArchEX is an Arch Linux-based distribution built around the lightweight LXQt desktop environment. The new things implemented in ArchEX Build 170318 is the recently released Linux 4.10.3 kernel, as well as all the latest package versions that have been released on the official Arch Linux repositories."

    Posted 03-20-2017 at 09:38 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Posted 03-15-2017 at 04:55 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Posted 03-15-2017 at 04:47 AM by exton exton is offline
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    News 170309: Yet another version of exGENT (Gentoo) is out. The best version ever…

    Softpedia 170309: "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced today, March 9, 2017, the immediate availability of a new build of his Gentoo-based exGENT Linux distribution, which the developer dubbed as the best version ever." -
    Posted 03-10-2017 at 10:14 AM by exton exton is offline
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    exGENT (Gentoo) 64 bit Linux Live DVD with Xfce4, Grub2 and kernel 4.10.1-gentoo-exton – Build 170303

    Softpedia 170303: Gentoo-Based exGENT Linux OS Launches with Xfce 4.12.1 and Linux Kernel 4.10.1

    “GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton shares with us the availability of a new build of his Gentoo-based exGENT Linux-based operating system, which now includes all the recently released technologies and open source applications.

    exGENT Build 170303 has been released today, March 3, 2017, and includes the first point release of the Linux 4.10 kernel, as well as the lightweight Xfce 4.12.1 desktop environment and the GRUB2 bootloader, which replaces the GRUB Legacy bootloader used in previous versions in an attempt to implement the Calamares installer.”

    Posted 03-04-2017 at 12:33 PM by exton exton is offline
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    RaspEX for Raspberry Pi 3/2 – Build 170221 – based on Ubuntu 16.10 with LXDE, kernel 4.4.49-exton-v7+

    Softpedia 170224: RaspEX Linux Brings Ubuntu 16.10 with LXDE Desktop to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

    "RaspEX Build 170221 is is based on the software repositories of the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) and Debian GNU/Linux 8.7 "Jessie" operating systems, as well as Linaro open source software for ARM SoCs. It uses the lightweight and fast LXDE desktop environment by default, along with the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel.

    The Linux kernel version included in RaspEX Build 170221 is kernel 4.4.49-exton-v7+, which Arne Exton injected with various extra patches for better hardware support. The new release also adds the Wicd network manager and replaces Chromium with the Mozilla Firefox web browser because it offers uses better YouTube support."

    Posted 02-24-2017 at 12:16 PM by exton exton is offline
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    Exton|Defender fc25 (Fedora 25) Super Rescue System with Cinnamon 3.2.8 and kernel 4.9.9

    Softpedia 170219: Exton|Defender Super Rescue System Is Now Based on Fedora 25 and Cinnamon 3.2.8. Includes numerous tools for system administration tasks

    "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is announcing the availability of a new build of his Exton|Defender SRS (Super Rescue System) Live DVD/USB designed for those who want to do various administrative tasks on their PCs.

    Based on the 64-bit version of the Fedora 25 operating system, Exton|Defender SRS Build 170218 comes with up-to-date tools that let you administrate and repair your operating system after a disaster. It's now powered by the Linux 4.9.9 kernel and uses the gorgeous Cinnamon 3.2.8 desktop environment by default."

    Posted 02-20-2017 at 09:27 AM by exton exton is offline
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    CruxEX 3.3 (CRUX 3.3) live USB with LXDE and kernel 4.9.9-exton – Build 170216

    Softpedia 170217: CruxEX 3.3 Live USB Is Based on CRUX 3.3, Ships with Linux Kernel 4.9.9 and LXDE

    "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton was happy to announce the immediate availability for download of a new build of his CruxEX 64-bit Linux Live operating system for personal computers.

    Tagged as with the build number 170216, CruxEX 3.3 is based on the recently released CRUX 3.3 operating system and it's powered by a custom compiled Linux 4.9.9 kernel that Arne Exton injected with some extra drivers to support more of the latest and newest hardware components."

    Posted 02-17-2017 at 06:52 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Chromium OS – Exton Build 170212 – with YouTube and Spotify working fast and responsive

    Softpedia 170213: "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton informs us about the availability of the second build of his custom compiled Chromium OS distribution, ChromX, an open-source alternative to Google's Chrome OS for Chromebooks" -
    Posted 02-14-2017 at 01:31 PM by exton exton is offline
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    exGENT (Gentoo) 64 bit Linux Live DVD with kernel 4.9.8-gentoo-exton – Build 170206

    Softpedia 170208: "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton, who is known for many Linux-based operating systems, informs us about the general availability of a new version of his Gentoo-based exGENT Linux distribution.

    Designed only for 64-bit platforms, exGENT 2017 Xfce4 Live DVD Build 170206 is now using the latest Xfce 4.12.1 desktop environment, and it's powered by the recently released Linux 4.9.8 kernel. It's using all the latest security patches and software releases from the official Gentoo Linux repositories." -
    Posted 02-08-2017 at 01:26 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Android-x86_64 Nougat 7.1.1 – Build 170201 – with GAPPS and kernel 4.4.40-exton-android-x86_64

    Softpedia 170202: AndEX Project Now Lets You Run Android 7.1.1 Nougat Live on Your PC or Laptop

    "If you've been waiting to install the latest Android 7 Nougat mobile operating system on your PC, we'd like to give you the good news that developer Arne Exton just updated its AndEX project to the latest Android 7.1.1 stable release".

    Posted 02-02-2017 at 02:03 AM by exton exton is offline
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    RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.1 for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2 – Build 170127 – with GAPPS and Kodi 17.0-RC2

    Softpedia 170130: RaspAnd Now Lets You Run Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Kodi 17 RC4 on Raspberry Pi 3

    "RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.1 Build 170127 is an operating system that you can run on your Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi 2 device, shipping with many attractive applications and tools, including the recently released Kodi 17.0 RC4 media center, which features YouTube support working out of the box" -
    Posted 01-30-2017 at 02:35 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Posted 01-23-2017 at 01:00 AM by exton exton is offline
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    ExLight 64 bit Linux with Enlightenment 0.20, kernel 4.9.0-11-exton and Refracta Tools (create your own Ubuntu system)

    Softpedia 170111: Arne Exton informs us about a new release of his Ubuntu/Debian-based ExLight 64-bit Live Linux operating system, bringing us some of the latest technologies and open-source software projects.

    These days, almost all of Arne Exton's GNU/Linux distributions come pre-installed with the Refracta tools, an open-source utility that lets users create their own live system with few mouse clicks, and ExLight Build 170105 is no different. It allows you to build your own Ubuntu live system in minutes.

    "I’ve added Refracta Snapshot, which makes it possible for you to create your own live installable Ubuntu system. I mean to change everything to your liking, fire up Refracta Snapshot and wait 3 to 5 minutes until your new ISO is ready," said Arne Exton in the release announcement.

    Posted 01-11-2017 at 09:02 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Exton|OS Build 161231 with Mate 1.6.0, Refracta Tools (build your own live Ubuntu system) and kernel 4.9.0-11-exton

    Softpedia 170103: "Our dearest Arne Exton ended 2016 in big style with the release of a new build of his Ubuntu-based Exton|OS computer operating system running the latest MATE desktop environment and Linux 4.9 kernel. It includes Refracta tools to build your own live OS":
    Posted 01-04-2017 at 04:21 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Run Raspberry Pi PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 161223 with Refracta Tools

    Softpedia 161228: You Can Now Create Your Own Remix of Raspberry Pi Foundation's Raspbian PIXEL OS -
    Posted 12-29-2016 at 01:53 AM by exton exton is offline
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    Posted 12-22-2016 at 02:34 AM by exton exton is offline
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    ExTiX 17.0, Build 161221, with KDE 4.16 together with KDE Frameworks 5.26.0, Refracta Tools and kernel 4.9 (latest)

    ExTiX KDE 17.0 Build 161221 is now on's front page. I guess it will dramatically increase the download rate (as usual):
    Posted 12-21-2016 at 11:45 AM by exton exton is offline


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