Black Lab Software’s CEO Robert J. Dohnert informed about the release of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported Black Lab Linux 7 computer operating system series.
Shipping with all the security and software updates that have been released upstream in the Ubuntu Linux repositories as of September 16, 2016, Black Lab Linux 7.7 is here to offer users full support for multimedia codecs, Linux kernel 3.19.0-68, Chromium 51 web browser, as well as Mozilla Thunderbird 45.2 email and news client.
The distro also ships with various other popular open-source applications, among which we can mention the GIMP image editor, Audacious audio player, VLC Media Player video playback tool, Abiword word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet editor, and the ICE SSB (Site Specific Browsers) tool from Peppermint OS.
Another interesting feature introduced in the Black Lab Linux 7.7 release is the integration of various of Google’s online services as web apps. Among these, we can notice the popular YouTube, Google Drive, Google Maps, and Google Calendar, as well as Google Contacts and Google Hangouts.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht