In between new releases of the distribution and MauiKit apps, we also do small utilities like this.

shop is a simplistic package manager for UNIX shells (bash, mksh, etc.)

nxos.org/news/shop-package-man

Today is the day! — Nitrux 1.6.1 is available to download

We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 1.6.1.

Check the changelog of the most recent version of Nitrux at our blog, link below.

nxos.org/changelog/release-ann

Today starts the countdown to a new release! We're preparing the latest details, and we'll be uploading a new ISO; stay tuned.

PSA: Firefox will be added as an AppImage to use with the Firejail sandbox. nx-desktop-settings-legacy was just updated to add the launcher for this purpose. However, users should uninstall the Firefox Debian package to avoid a file conflict.

PSA: We've updated a couple of our packages. To upgrade them, run the following commands.

- sudo apt update
- sudo apt-mark unhold cgroupfs-mount
- sudo apt install --only-upgrade nitrux-repositories-config
- sudo apt upgrade

PSA: We've just updated our package openrc-config to version 0.0.9 *finally* enabling other TTYs by default.

This update enables TTY 2 to 6.

PSA: We've also updated the package nvidia-x11-config to install the Nvidia proprietary driver version 470 instead of 460 to better support kernel 5.14+.

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To update it, run the following command.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install nvidia-x11-config=0.0.4

We have updated all the kernels available from our repository to their latest versions. These include the following.

- Linux mainline LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.4.144. 5.10.62 and 5.14.1, respectively.
- Linux Libre LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.10.62 and 5.14.1, respectively.
- Linux Liquorix ver. 5.13.0-14.1.
- Linux Xanmod ver. 5.14.1. and 5.14.1-cacule.

To update run:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

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PSA: We've update our package nitrux-repositories-config. To install this upgrade, run the following command.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install --only-upgrade nitrux-repositories-config

PSA: If you've upgraded the NX Software Center to version 0.0.8+1.0.0+git and it doesn't launch, please downgrade to version 0.0.7+1.0.0+git.

To do this, run the following command.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install nx-software-center=0.0.7+1.0.0+git

Today is the day! — Nitrux 1.6.0 is available to download

We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 1.6.0.

Check the changelog of the most recent version of Nitrux at our blog, link below.

nxos.org/changelog/release-ann

Today starts the countdown to a new release! We're preparing the latest details, and we'll be uploading a new ISO; stay tuned.

We have updated all the kernels available from our repository to their latest versions. These include the following.

Linux mainline LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.4.143. 5.10.61 and 5.14.0, respectively.
Linux Libre LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.10.61 and 5.13.13, respectively.
Linux Liquorix ver. 5.13.0-13.1.
Linux Xanmod ver. 5.13.13. and 5.13.13-cacule.

To update run:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

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A few days ago, we released version 2.0.0 of MauiKit and the Maui Applications. These updates will be present in the next distribution release (end of August); however, continue reading if you'd like to try them before then.

Read more: nxos.org/tutorial/upgrade-maui

We have updated all the kernels available from our repository to their latest versions. These include the following.

- Linux mainline LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.4.142. 5.10.60 and 5.13.12, respectively.
- Linux Libre LTS and non-LTS ver. 5.10.60 and 5.13.12, respectively.
- Linux Liquorix ver. 5.13.0-12.1.
- Linux Xanmod ver. 5.13.12. and 5.13.12-cacule.

To update run:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

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PSA: We have identified a problem with the package 'debianutils' version 5.0.1-1 that causes the Plasma X11 session not to start and, on the released OVA files, also preventing window resizing.

We have added the previous version, 4.11.2, to our repository.

To downgrade, do the following:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install --only-upgrade -y nitrux-repositories-config
sudo apt install -y --allow-downgrades debiantutils=4.11.2

PSA: We have updated two of our packages to address some problems that occurred when updating.

To update, do the following:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install --only-upgrade -y nitrux-repositories-config nx-desktop-legacy

PSA: We're in the process of updating all packages related to MauiKit and the Maui Apps. Stay tuned for instructions on how to update to these new versions.

We have increased our bounties for the following two issues at Bountysource to $125 and $100. You can either resolve the issue and claim the reward or help increase the value.

[1] bountysource.com/issues/920267

[2] bountysource.com/issues/957509

This is a short video of touchpad gestures working on a (modern) laptop with Nitrux. The gestures work only on X11, however. KWin Wayland may have better support for these features in the future.

We will include these gestures in the next release of Nitrux.

youtu.be/S6yZQGjCWOw

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