Sunday, May 9, 2021

Freespire 7.5 released


 

Hey guys, 

Today we’re releasing Freespire 7.5. While incremental, it does incorporate some important OS fixes to version 7.0 which we will detail. Freespire, for those not in the know, is the open source equivalent of Linspire and Xandros, but with strictly libre / open source components. There are no proprietary code or codecs included with Freespire; the team tries to adhere as closely as possible the definition of free software. 

Some of the patches implemented : 

FIXED: XFCE has been upgraded to the latest release with all patches implemented 

FIXED: Kernel 5.4 has been upgraded to the latest version 

FIXED Air Pod support has been improved 

The distribution includes : 

XFCE Desktop 

Kernel 5.4 

Synaptic 

Firefox 

Thunderbird 

Kpatience 

Dreamchess 

Abiword 

Gnumeric 

Gdebi 

Kolourpaint 

Parole 

Rhythmbox 

Plus several other security updates. You can download the ISO from here. 

 https://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/freespire/7/release-750F.iso

https://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/freespire/7/release-750F.iso.md5

https://distro.ibiblio.org/blacklab/freespire/7/release-750F.iso.sha256