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ROSA R7 “Desktop Fresh”

28 Gennaio 2016



ROSA Desktop è una distribuzione Linux basata su Mandriva che utilizza una versione altamente personalizzata di KDE per offrire una migliore esperienza di utilizzo all’utente. Viene sviluppata anche una versione enterprise per Server (“Enterprise Desktop”) basata però su Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Versione R7 “Desktop Fresh”

Questa versione contiene (in Inglese):

Adjustment of Default Applications and Settings

  • The default set of applications in KDE4 images has been adjusted. New programs include Kup for backups and Kamoso to work with web cameras, while KWallet has been removed from default installation.
  • Default installation now contains even more media codecs including h.265.

Updates of Major Components

  • LTS kernel 4.1.15 is used by default. Separate repositories are avaialble with kernel 4.2.x (x86_64, i586) and 4.3.x (x86_64, i586).
  • X11 server has been updated to version 1.17.4, X11 drivers and libraries have been updated, as well.
  • Mesa has been updated to 11.0.6.
  • PulseAudio has been updated to 7.1.
  • Chromium has been updated to 47.0.
  • Firefox has been updated to 43.0.4.
  • Thunderbird has been updated to 38.3.
  • LibreOffice has been updated to 4.4.7.
  • Qt5 framework has been updated to version 5.5.1. KF5 – to version 5.18.0. GTK3 – to version 3.16.7.
  • FFmpeg has been updated to 2.8.5.
  • GStreamer and its plugins have been updated to version 1.6.2.
  • Graphical drivers for NVidia video cards have been updated:
    • nvidia352 — up to 352.63;
    • nvidia340 — up to 340.96;
    • nvidia304 — up to 304.131;
    • nvidia-current — up to 358.16.
  • Drivers for AMD video cards (fglrx) have been updated to version 15.201.1151 (corresponding to AMD Catalyst 15.9).

Changes in DE and System Components

  • Fixed issues with installing ROSA Linux from USB3 drives.
  • Significantly imrpoved support for machines with AMD and Intel video.
  • Improved support for ThinkPad USB keyboards.
  • Kernel update policy has been changed. Now updates will be provided automatically only within the scope of the same kernel branch. If you ant to switch to a new branch, you should do this explicitly.
  • Fixed issues with creating Wi-Fi access points by means of NetworkManager.
  • Fixed issue with switching to virtual console in case when graphical subsystem fails to start.
  • Fixed displaying of a splash image during system start and shutdown.
  • KLook now supports video encoded with h.265.
  • Improved Clementine integration with Dolphin to support playback of the whole folders from context menu.


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ROSA R6 "Desktop Fresh"

ROSA R6 “Desktop Fresh”


Questa versione è supportata fino ad autunno 2016.



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