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Introducing Salix Xfce 14.2 Beta – The Future of GNU/Linux

The highly anticipated Salix Xfce 14.2 operating system is finally starting to take shape. A public Beta version has just been released, giving the community a glimpse of what is to come in this powerful Slackware-based OS.

Experience Salix in Your Own Language

With the latest enhancements and new features, Salix Xfce 14.2 Beta 1, released on June 15, 2016, allows you to install the operating system in your preferred language. Say goodbye to the language barrier, and hello to a personalized computing experience.

Elevate Your Boot Menu

The boot menu has also received some upgrades, making it easier for users to choose their installation preferences. The ISO image no longer includes a boot prompt, making the installation process smoother and more efficient.

Bootloader Options for Modern Machines

Syslinux has been integrated for computers with Legacy BIOS, while ELILO has replaced GRUB as the default bootloader for 64-bit ISO images. This makes it easier to install Salix on modern machines without any complications.

The Latest Xfce 4.12 Desktop Environment

The first Beta release of Salix Xfce 14.2 showcases the updated and feature-rich Xfce 4.12 desktop environment. Adorned with a beautiful new default background and updated artwork, it brings a new level of aesthetics and functionality to the operating system.

Pre-installed with Must-Have Applications

Salix Xfce 14.2 Beta comes with a range of popular open-source applications and technologies, including Mozilla Firefox, NetworkManager, PulseAudio, LibreOffice, GIMP, Claws-Mail, Parole, Viewnior, Transmission, and Zim. All these apps have been updated to their latest versions, ensuring a smooth and up-to-date computing experience.

Give Salix Your Feedback

As we work towards the final, production-ready release of Salix Xfce 14.2, we welcome your feedback. Please download the Beta version from our website, and keep in mind that it is still a pre-release version with some known issues. Your input will help us refine and improve the final product.

Don’t Miss the Official Release

The highly anticipated Salix Xfce 14.2 is set to hit the market in the coming months, complete with a revamped installer. Stay tuned for the official release, and get ready to experience GNU/Linux like never before.

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