Debian-Based Netrunner Linux OS Gets New Stable Release with KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS
The developers of the Debian-based Netrunner GNU/Linux operating system announced over the weekend the release of the first update in 2018 for Netrunner Stable series.
Netrunner currently offers to branches, Stable and Rolling, the latter being based on Arch Linux and allowing users to install once and receive updates forever, which means that’s designed more for bleeding-edge users than those who prefer to use a very stable and reliable operating system on their personal computers.
Dubbed “Idolon,” Netrunner 18.03 comes as an upgrade to last year’s Netrunner 17.10 “Voyager” release and brings up-to-date components, including the latest Linux 4.14 LTS kernel, KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS desktop environment, LibreOffice 6.0.2 office suite, Firefox 58.0.1 “Quantum” web browser, and Thunderbird 52.6.0 email client.
“Netrunner 18.03 ships the latest packages from Debian’s Testing Snapshot repository. From 18.03 onwards, we also decided to include even more packages directly f… (read more)