Black Lab Software’s CEO Robert J. Dohnert informed about the availability of the third Beta development snapshot of the upcoming Black Lab Linux 8 GNU/Linux operating system.
Black Lab Linux 8 “Onyx” Beta 3 is here approximately three weeks after the second Beta pre-release and it comes with a major change. It is no longer based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr), as the development team decided to switch base and move to the next Ubuntu LTS version, namely Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).
Backed by three popular desktop environments, namely GNOME 3, MATE, and LXDE, Black Lab Linux 8 Beta 3 is powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel packages of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and comes with up-to-date components and applications, including the LibreOffice 5.2 office suite and Mozilla Firefox 49.0 web browser.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht