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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.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Black Lab Linux 8.0 RC1 Released

Today the Black Lab development team has released Black Lab Linux  8.0 RC1 bringing us closer to our November 1st release of Black Lab Linux 8.0.  We have worked on a number of bug fixes and have now made it to RC1.  Some changes to the package lineup include:

16.04 LTS Base
kernel 4.4.0-42
Chromium Web Browser
Thunderbird E-Mail client
LibreOffice 5.2
Full UEFI support
Full SNAP support

Among those changes numerous bugs have been fixed:

Resolved:  GNOME 3 crashes when installing Steam
Resolved:  Prolonged disk selection
Resolved:  HPE Proliant DL20 Grub installation

Although we have fixed many bugs we have a few left to fix before the November 1st release date.

You can download Black Lab Linux 8.0 RC1 from