The Neptune team is proud to announce the release of Neptune 3.1 (Codename “Brotkasten”).
We worked hard and spend a lot of effort in creating this service release for Neptune 3.0. So if you like it please consider donating to us a small amount of money so we can further develop and strenghtens our efforts.
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This release features the linux kernel 3.9.2 and is exclusively meant to run on 64bit CPUs. The Debian base system was updated to the released version 7.0 wheezy to provide a stable user experience. The KDE Plasma Desktop ships with version 4.10.3. Chromium was updated to version 26, Kdenlive 0.9.6, Amarok 2.7.1 and LibreOffice to version 4.0.3. We ship with the latest and greatest multimedia codecs preinstalled aswell as the flashplayer. For wireless diagnosis we ship Wireshark, Aircrack-ng and kismon.
We a lot effort in adding some new applications and fixing of bugs.
We now include the brandnew Ardour 3.1 audio editing suite including the jackd audio daemon. We added the disk-manager as an graphical application to manage your /etc/fstab mount options. We also added the easy to use knetworkmounter which uses fuse and mount to directly mount remote folders. You can call run the program with the hotkey Super+K (Win+K). We added apper as the new default software center. For the first time we also support the usage of zram in the kernel which creates a compressed swap file in memory for low memory computers. It can be activated by installing the neptune-zram-config package.
To upgrade Neptune 3.0 to 3.1 just perform an normal system update. This will upgrade the system except for LibreOffice which must be updated manually by performing the instructions in the forum. To Upgrade KDE please enable the Neptune KDE Repository.
Adding new applications like disk-manager, knetworkmounter, apper needs to be done manually.
The Neptune team is proud to announce the release of Neptune 3.0 “Brotkasten”.
We worked very hard and spend a lot of effort in creating this release. So if you like it please consider donating to us a small amount of money so we can further develop and strenghtens our efforts.
You can donate via paypal:
This release features the linux kernel 3.8.4 and is exclusively meant to run on 64bit CPUs. We switched the Debian base from testing to wheezy to provide a more stable and better experience. The KDE Plasma Desktop ships with version 4.10.1. Chromium was updated to version 25, Icedove to version 10.0.12ESR, Gimp 2.8.2, Kdenlive 0.9.4, Amarok 2.7, VLC 2.0.5. We ship with the latest and greates multimedia codecs preinstalled aswell as the flashplayer. For wireless diagnosis we ship Wireshark, Aircrack-ng and kismon.
We put a lot of effort in adding new features and fixing lots of bugs.
The Neptune Installer now comes with a summary page allowing you to see a summary of the installation options aswell as allowing you to change the language and localization of your system right from within the installer (the new language-selector tool can be called after installation aswell). We also added a new advanced installation mode the Nested Installation.
Thanks to our competition in creating Kdenlive title templates we were able to put lots of cool and new title templates into this release.
The ZevenOS-Hardwaremanager was updated to be more polished and to allow even the installation of experimental proprietary graphicsdrivers (from the debian experimental repository).
The artwork of Neptune 3.0 was modified aswell and for the first time also uses a custom sound theme aswell as a customized mouse cursor theme. We optimized the font rendering and turned font hinting on by default.
Lancelot new default launchermenu
The new default launchermenu to open up applications has been switched to lancelot which allows you to use all the great krunner plugins in the integrated search aswell as offering a better overview of installed applications and a clickless navigation.