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When you donate to the Black Lab Linux Project it helps us with many things:

Domain renewals
Aging equipment replacement

How much should you donate? Any amount you wish. No matter how large or small it goes to the project. We also take hardware donations as well. Contact for details. We thank you for your support.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Black Lab Linux 7.0.1 Released

Being as t'is the season to be jolly, in the spirit of giving, PC/Opensystems LLC will be releasing Black Lab Linux 7.0.1 early for our devoted users.  Our free release comes about a week earlier than anticipated : download and unwrap your copy right now!

So what's new?  This release is basically an enhanced recap of Black Lab Linux 7.0 - released a month ago to acclaim and frequent downloads. The December version adds a few extras for your productivity and multimedia pleasure. Here is what's new with Black Lab Linux 7.0.1:

    Kernel 3.19.0-33
    Full XFS Filesystem support
    Full exFAT support
    XFCE 4.12
    New Deskbar layout
     LibreOffice 5
    Iceweasel as the new default browser
    IceDove with IceOwl as the new e-mail and calendar suite
    Smuxi IRC client
    Audacious MP3 Player
    VLC Player
    Steam Client for gaming
    TimeShift system restore utility
    Webmin Remote Administration tool
    GCC 5.2
    Mono 4.0 Service Release 5
    Wine 1.7.55 for running some Microsoft Windows applications

All security and application updates until December 9, 2015 have been applied to the release as well.

You can download this release and redistribute this release free of charge from the following download sites:

Black Lab Linux 7.0.1 x86_64    md5

Black Lab Linux 7.0.1 x86_64     md5

As a Yultide bonus, PC/OpenSystems LLC has also released a Christmas wallpaper pack which you can download here

We want to thank our users and supporters for making 2015 one of our best years yet.  We have seen tremendous growth – due to you, reading this blog, using our software, purchasing our Black Lab Briq systems.  Thank you very much.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season - from our Black Lab Linux Team to your family, a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, a prosperous New Year 2016. Stay tuned to Black Lab for further developments!