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Paying developers
Paying for web maintenance
replace aging equipment
Paying for mirrors and other bills

How much should you donate? Any amount is welcome.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Black Lab Linux 5.0 Released

Today the Black Lab Linux team is pleased to announce the release of Black Lab Linux 5.0, our most exciting and innovative release yet. Black Lab Linux 5.0 reiterates our commitment to a functional, stable and intuitive desktop Linux distribution.

We focused on stability and ease of use for this release : so what are some of the new features included in Black Lab 5.0?

1). A GUI that rivals Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows in out-of-the-box usability, no tweaking or addons required.
2). Linux kernel 3.5.0-49
3). GTK 3.6
4). QT 5.2.1
5). Gstreamer 1.2
6). OpenSSH 6.2
7). Revelation Password Manager
8). Google Chrome 34
9). Thunderbird 24.5
10). Google Maps, Voice and Drive Web Apps
11). Dropbox 1.6
12). Audacious
13). VLC
14). Openshot Video Editor Audacity
15). Updated LibreOffice
16). Maya Calendar
17). Dates (32 bit)
18). GNOME Disk Utility

These are just a few of the many system and application updates we have applied.

Black Lab Linux 5.0 is available right now for 32 bit and 64 bit that uses XFCE as well as a version that is 64 bit that uses the KDE desktop.

If you are a member of the Black Lab Network or purchased the pre-order your package has been shipped already.

Starting today you can purchase a Live DVD, LiveUSB or digital delivery.

The community edition will be available May 31, 2014.

Black Lab Linux 5.0
Install Media