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    RaspAnd Oreo 8.1 for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (not B+) – Build 180707 – with Google Play Store, Aptoide TV and TeamViewer

    Softpedia 180712: RaspAnd Project Now Lets You Run Android 8.1 Oreo on Raspberry Pi 3

    "Arne Exton informs Softpedia today about the availability of the first version of its RaspAnd operating system for Raspberry Pi computers based on Google's latest Android 8.1 Oreo mobile OS.

    While an experimental version, RaspAnd Build 180707 now lets you run the Android 8.1 Oreo mobile operating system on your tiny Raspberry Pi 3 Model B single-board computer. It includes Google Play Services, Google Play store, and Google Play Game via GAPPS, YouTube, Spotify 4.6, Jelly Browser, TeamViewer, Aptoide TV, ES File Explorer 4.1.7.2, 8) AIDA64, Termux 0.60, and Quick Reboot Pro 1.8.4."

    READ MORE: https://news.softpedia.com/news/rasp...3-521945.shtml
    Posted 07-14-2018 at 11:03 AM by exton exton is offline
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    RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (not B+) – Build 180529 – with Google Play Store, Kodi 18.0-ALPHA2 and Aptoide TV

    Softpedia 180529: Android-Based RaspAnd OS for Raspberry Pi 3 Gets Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Improvements

    "Coming almost half a year after the last release, which brought support for the official Raspberry Pi 7-inch touchscreen and smart TVs, RaspAnd Build 180529 remains based on the Android 7.1.2 Nougat mobile operating system but updates various components to their latest versions at the moment of writing.

    Among these, we can mention Google Play Services 12.6.85 and Google Play store 10.1.08-all included in the GAPPS (Google Apps) package, Kodi 18.0 Alpha 2 media center, TeamViewer 13.1.8817, Jelly Browser 7.1.2, Aptoide TV 4.0.2, ES File Explorer 4.1.7.2, Chess 2.4.0, AIDA64 1.51, Termux 0.60, and Quick Reboot Pro 1.8.4.

    RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 Build 180529 is an Android 7.1.2 Nougat system which can run on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B," said Arne Exton in the announcement. "All installed apps (including Google Play Services and Google Play Store) have been updated to the latest available version by 180529."

    READ MORE: https://news.softpedia.com/news/andr...s-521323.shtml
    Posted 05-30-2018 at 08:35 AM by exton exton is offline
  3. Old Comment

    MeX 64 bit Linux based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Cinnamon 3.6.7 – Build 180426

    Softpedia 180430: MeX Linux OS Drops Linux Mint Base, It's Now Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The distro uses the Cinnamon desktop environment by default

    "If previous versions of the MeX Linux distribution were based on Linux Mint, starting with build 180426, the operating system is now only based on packages from the Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux software repositories. The latest release is derived from the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series.

    "Mex Linux is no longer based on Linux Mint," said Arne Exton. "MeX Build 180426 is based only on Debian and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Long Term Support). I have replaced the original kernel with “my” special kernel 4.15.0-19-exton. All packages in MeX Linux have been upgraded to the latest version by 180426."

    There are several new features included in MeX Linux Build 180426 besides the new Ubuntu rebasing. Among these, we can mention that the live ISO image is now an ISO-hybrid one that you can write on either DVD discs or USB flash drives, as well as the ability to run MeX Linux directly from RAM thanks to a new boot option."

    READ MORE: https://news.softpedia.com/news/mex-...s-520910.shtml
    Posted 05-02-2018 at 05:22 AM by exton exton is offline
  4. Old Comment

    ExTiX 18.4-2 with Deepin 15.5 Desktop, Refracta snapshot, Calamares 3.1.12 Installer and kernel 4.16.2-exton – Build 180421

    Softpedia 180424: Ubuntu-Based ExTiX Distro, the Ultimate Linux System, Updates Its Deepin Edition

    "Based on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, the ExTiX 18.4 Deepin Edition is now available and it ships updated components, including the latest Deepin 15.5 Desktop, the Calamares 3.1.12 universal installer framework, and a custom Linux 4.16.2 kernel with extra hardware support.

    "I’ve made a new extra version of ExTiX with Deepin 15.5 Desktop (made in China!)," said Arne Exton in the release announcement. "Only a minimum of packages is installed in ExTiX Deepin. You can, of course, install all the packages you want, even while running ExTiX Deepin live, i.e. from a DVD or USB stick."

    Refracta Tools lets you create your own ExTiX Deepin Live ISO.

    While most of the components included in the ExTiX Deepin 18.4-2 release are the same as the ones available in the ExTiX 18.4 LXQt edition, you can study the full list of installed packages for details, users will be able to easily create their own ExTiX Deepin Live ISOs with the Refracta Tools, which is pre-installed. The developer assures us that even a ten-year child can do it."

    READ MORE: https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubun...n-520824.shtml
    Posted 04-25-2018 at 09:03 AM by exton exton is offline
  5. Old Comment

    ExTiX 18.4 – “The Ultimate Linux System” – with LXQt 0.12.0, Refracta Tools, Calamares Installer and kernel 4.16.2-exton – Build 180419

    Softpedia 180419: ExTiX, the Ultimate Linux Operating System, Is Now Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    "If you can't wait for the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system to come out and you want to try something different, we recommend taking the latest ExTiX release for a test drive.

    ExTiX is dubbed the "Ultimate Linux System," and it's been updated earlier today by developer Arne Exton to version 18.4, based on Canonical's upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS operating system. However, ExTiX is using the lightweight and modern LXQt 0.12.0 as default desktop environment instead of GNOME, and it's powered by the latest Linux 4.16.2 kernel.

    After removing GNOME I have installed LXQt 0.12.0 said Arne Exton in today's announcement. Programs won’t crash or anything like that. And I haven’t discovered any bugs to report. While running ExTiX LXQt 18.4 live or from the hard drive you can use Refracta tools (pre-installed) to create your own live installable Ubuntu system. A ten-year child can do it."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/extix...s-520774.shtml
    Posted 04-20-2018 at 04:47 AM by exton exton is offline
  6. Old Comment

    RaspArch Build 180402 :: Run Arch Linux on your new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer :: Install using Win32 Disk Imager in Windows!

    Softpedia 180402: You Can Now Run Arch Linux on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Computer with RaspArch

    "RaspArch developer Arne Exton released today a new build of his Arch Linux-based operating system designed for Raspberry Pi single-board computers (SBCs), adding support for the recently launched Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer.

    Powered by the Linux 4.14.31 kernel and using the latest packages from the software repositories of the acclaimed Arch Linux operating system, RaspArch Build 180402 was especially created for Raspberry Pi Foundation's new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ single-board computer, but it can also be used on the older Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi 2 Model B SBCs.

    RaspArch is a derivative of the Arch Linux ARM operating system, and it uses the lightweight LXDE desktop environment by default, along with popular Open Source applications like the Mozilla Firefox web browser, GIMP image editor, Yaourt graphical package management tool, and PulseAudio sound server. According to the developers, RaspArch is a ready-to-go ARM system."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/you-c...h-520511.shtml
    Posted 04-03-2018 at 08:47 AM by exton exton is offline
  7. Old Comment

    RaspEX based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with LXDE and kernel 4.14.30 especially made for the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ ::: Build 180328

    Softpedia 180328: You Can Now Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with RaspEX

    "If you want to install Canonical's upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system on your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer, now you can with the latest RaspEX distro.

    RaspEX developer Arne Exton released today a new version of its Linux distro for Raspberry Pi SBCs (single-board computers) with support for Raspberry Pi Foundation's recently announced Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, which features a faster 1.4GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, dual-band 802.11ac wireless, and Gigabit Ethernet.

    Under the hood, the developer rebased the kernel on Linux 4.14.30 LTS with support for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+'s hardware, as well as the base system on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS operating system, though some packages are borrowed from Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" and Linaro software for ARM SoCs."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/you-c...x-520450.shtml
    Posted 03-29-2018 at 02:34 AM by exton exton is offline
  8. Old Comment

    Run Raspberry Pi’s PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 180315 with Refracta Tools

    Softpedia 180315: Developer Arne Exton announced today the release of the third iteration of its Raspbian PIXEL remix rebased on the Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” operating system and synced with the upstream changes.

    “Raspbian PIXEL for PC and Mac is a Debian-based operating system created by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for those who want to run the de facto standard Raspberry Pi OS on their personal computers too. Arne Exton did a remix of Raspbian PIXEL a few years ago to include the Refracta tools.

    With the Refracta tools installed by default, users were able to easily install the operating system on their PCs or Macs, as well as to make their own remix of Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Raspbian PIXEL OS. Today’s update brings the latest software versions and rebases the OS on the latest Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” series.”

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/raspb...c-520257.shtml
    Posted 03-16-2018 at 11:36 AM by exton exton is offline
  9. Old Comment

    Exton|OS 64 bit – based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – with Budgie Desktop, Refracta tools, Calamares Installer and kernel 4.16.0-rc3-exton

    Softpedia 180305: Exton|OS Claims to Be First Distribution Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Linux 4.16

    "Arne Exton announced a new edition of his Exton|OS GNU/Linux distribution that's apparently already based on Canonical's upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system.

    Tagged as Build 180301, the new Exton|OS release is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features the lightweight and modern Budgie desktop environment created by the Solus devs. Budgie 10.4 is on-board this release, which comes with the renowned Calamares universal installer framework by default.

    According to the developer, Exton|OS is now fully compatible with the software repositories of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, which means that users can install any upstream package they need. Also, Arne Exton claims Exton|OS would be the first GNU/Linux distro to be based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), due for release on April 26, 2018."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/exton...6-520052.shtml
    Posted 03-05-2018 at 01:06 AM by exton exton is offline
  10. Old Comment

    AndEX Oreo 8.1 (Android-x86_64) – Build 180202 – with Google Play Store working very well!

    Softpedia 180212: A new update of the AndEX Oreo 8.1 computer operating system, a clone of the Android-x86 project, has been released, promising to let users install Android apps from the Google Play Store.

    Previous releases of AndEX Oreo 8.1, which lets you install Google's latest Android 8.1 Oreo mobile operating system on your personal computer, didn't actually let users install Android apps from Google Play Store, but using a third-party package manager called Aptoide App Manager.

    Developer Arne Exton has recently informed us about the availability of a new AndEX Oreo 8.1, build 180202, which apparently makes the Google Play store works as intended, allowing users to install their favorite Android apps without relying on a third-party application management tool.

    In addition, the latest AndEX Oreo 8.1 release comes with not one but three window launchers pre-installed. These are the Windows 10 Launcher, Microsoft Launcher, and OO Launcher, an enhanced Android Oreo style launcher that offers numerous useful features and enhancements over other launchers.

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/you-c...ampaign=buffer
    Posted 02-13-2018 at 01:29 AM by exton exton is offline
  11. Old Comment

    RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2 – Build 170516 – with Kodi 17.1, Aptoide TV, SnapTube and Termux

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by willieaames View Comment
    Some of the kodi addons have been shut down,
    Read this kodi addons guide.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Posted 02-08-2018 at 11:32 AM by markhascole markhascole is offline
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    AndEX Oreo 8.1 (Android-x86_64) – Build 180103 – with GAPPS, Aptoide App Manager and Win 10 Launcher

    Softpedia 180105: AndEX OS Now Lets You Run Android 8.1 Oreo with Windows 10 Launcher on Your PC

    "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton is kicking off 2018 in style, and he just informed us about the availability of a new AndEX version based on Google's latest Android 8.1 "Oreo" mobile operating system.

    Dubbed AndEX Oreo 8.1, the new build of Arne Exton's Android x86_64 fork is the first to be based on Google's Linux-powered Android 8.1 "Oreo" mobile operating system, allowing anyone to install and run Android Oreo on their personal computers.

    For those switching from Microsoft Windows 10 to this Linux-based alternative, AndEX Oreo 8.1 comes bundled with a Windows 10 Launcher that looks just like the real thing, but probably even slicker thanks to the improvements put by Google in Android Oreo."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/andex...c-519252.shtml
    Posted 01-05-2018 at 12:00 PM by exton exton is offline
  13. Old Comment

    SlackEX Build 171223 (Slackware 14.2) live dvd/usb with KDE 4.14.38, kernel 4.14.8-x86_64-efi-exton, Nvidia 384.98 and VirtualBox 5.2.4

    Softpedia 171223:
    Slackware-Based SlackEX Distro Released with Linux Kernel 4.14.8 and KDE 4.14.38

    "GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton released today a new build of his Slackware-based SlackEX distro, bringing various updated applications and core components.

    The sole purpose of SlackEX is to make Slackware Linux more accessible to those who want to install a GNU/Linux distribution on their personal computers. SlackEX promises to be as easy to install and use like popular Linux Mint and Ubuntu distros.

    Based on Slackware 14.2, SlackEX Build 171223 is here with both the Slackpkg and GSlapt package management systems pre-installed to make installation of additional programs a breeze. It also includes developer's 4.14.8-x86_64-efi-exton kernel with extra hardware support."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/slack...8-519114.shtml
    Posted 12-23-2017 at 01:22 PM by exton exton is offline
  14. Old Comment

    RaspAnd 7.1.2 Build 171220 can be used with the official Raspberry Pi 7 inch touchscreen and Big TV Screens

    Softpedia 171221: Raspberry Pi 3 OS RaspAnd Now Supports Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen, Smart TVs

    "Coming less than a week after the previous version, which introduced the latest Kodi 17.6 "Krypton" media center and TeamViewer 13 software to allow users to control other computers from their Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, RaspAnd 7.1.2 Build 171220 is here with support for the official Raspberry Pi 7" touchscreen.

    "Thanks to a member on this site who asked for support for the Raspberry Pi official 7-inch touchscreen, I started to experiment with different configurations. Success! The changes are so good that I’ve decided to upload a new version of RaspAnd today," writes Arne Exton in the release announcement."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/raspb...s-519093.shtml
    Posted 12-23-2017 at 06:56 AM by exton exton is offline
  15. Old Comment

    RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 for Raspberry Pi 3 – Build 171215 – with Google Play Store, Kodi 17.6, Aptoide TV, Bluetooth and TeamViewer

    Softpedia 171218: Raspberry Pi 3 OS RaspAnd Now Ships with TeamViewer 13, Based on Android Nougat. The new build includes the latest Kodi 17.6 media center

    "Still based on Google's Android 7.1.2 Nougat mobile operating system, RaspAnd Build 171215 comes with the GAPPS (Google Apps) package pre-installed offering users a working Google Play Store to install Android apps, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi improvements, and the latest TeamViewer 13 for controlling other PCs from a Raspberry Pi 3 SBC."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/raspb...t-519028.shtml
    Posted 12-19-2017 at 02:14 AM by exton exton is offline
  16. Old Comment

    ExTiX 18.0 with Deepin 15.5 Desktop, Refracta snapshot and Calamares 3.1.9 Installer – Build 171208

    Softpedia 171210: Ubuntu-Based ExTiX "The Ultimate Linux System" Now Includes Calamares Installer

    "Arne Exton released a new build of his Ubuntu-based ExTiX 18.0 "The Ultimate Linux System" Deepin Edition GNU/Linux distribution with the latest Deepin 15.5 Desktop environment and Calamares graphical installer.

    ExTiX 18.0 Deepin 171208 is the latest build of the distro, and it includes the recently released Deepin 15.5 Desktop, the Calamares 3.1.9 universal installer framework, which replaces the old Refracta Installer, as well as Refracta Tools, which lets users create their own live ISO images based on ExTiX or Ubuntu."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/extix...ampaign=buffer
    Posted 12-11-2017 at 09:10 AM by exton exton is offline
  17. Old Comment

    DebEX KDE (Debian Buster/Sid) Build 171203 with Plasma 5.37 and Calamares Installer (so you can install DebEX in any language!)

    Softpedia 171208: Debian 10-Based Distro DebEX KDE Plasma Now Uses Latest Calamares Installer

    "Coming one and a half months after the previous build, DebEX KDE Build 171203 incorporates all the latest package updates from the upstream Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" (Debian Testing) and Debian Sid (Debian Unstable) repositories, and updates the KDE components to KDE Development Platform 4.16.0 LTS and KDE Plasma 5:37 as default desktop environment.

    It also ships with the Linux 4.13.4 kernel compiled by the developer with extra hardware support, but the biggest change, however, is the replacement of the Refracta Installer with the recently released Calamares 3.1.9 universal installer framework for GNU/Linux distributions, which lets users choose their preferred language when the installation starts."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/debia...r-518898.shtml
    Posted 12-08-2017 at 03:20 PM by exton exton is offline
  18. Old Comment

    ArchEX (Arch Linux) with Deepin 15.5, LXQt, kernel 4.13.12-1-ARCH, Firefox 57.0, Yaourt and Calamares installer – Build 171129

    Softpedia 171130: Arch Linux-Based ArchEX Distro Now Shipping with Deepin 15.5 Desktop, LXQt 0.12

    "Powered by the Linux 4.13.12 kernel, ArchEX 2018 Linux distro is the first of its kind to offer users the recently released Deepin 15.5 Desktop, which we have to admit that it's a gorgeous user interface. The developer previously shipped Deepin 15.5 Desktop in his ExTiX 18.0 GNU/Linux distribution.

    "In this new version, which I call ArchEX 2018, I have added the Deepin 15.5 (latest) Desktop environment," said Arne Exton in the release announcement. "I came to like Deepin very much when I installed it in ExTiX 18.0. So I thought why not install Deepin also in ArchEX?"

    In addition to Deepin 15.5 Desktop, ArchEX 2018 also comes with the more lightweight LXQt 0.12 desktop environment for those seeking an alternative that's more friendly with their older hardware. On top of that, the new version includes the Calamares 3.1.8 graphical installer to install ArchEX on your personal computer."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/arch-...2-518793.shtml
    Posted 11-30-2017 at 11:05 AM by exton exton is offline
  19. Old Comment

    ExTiX 18.0, 64bit, with Deepin Desktop 15.5 (made in China!) and Refracta Tools – Create your own ExTiX/Ubuntu/Deepin system in minutes!

    Softpedia 171123: ExTiX, the Ultimate Linux System, Now Has a Deepin Edition Based on Ubuntu 17.10

    "Believe it or not, GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton released today a new edition of his ExTiX Linux distro with the Deepin desktop environment.

    For those not familiar with Arne Exton's work, he regularly creates live ISO images based on the latest Ubuntu or Debian operating systems and shipping with the most recent GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software. ExTiX is an Ubuntu-based distro that has no less than five editions, including the new Deepin one."

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/extix...0-518696.shtml
    Posted 11-24-2017 at 01:18 PM by exton exton is offline
  20. Old Comment

    ExTiX 18.0, 64bit, with Deepin Desktop 15.5 (made in China!) and Refracta Tools – Create your own ExTiX/Ubuntu/Deepin system in minutes!

    ExTiX 18.0 with Deepin 15.5 Desktop environment is on the front page at DistroWatch.com!

    That will most certainly increase the download numbers!

    READ MORE: http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dataspan=1
    Posted 11-23-2017 at 03:55 PM by exton exton is offline

  



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