Linux users, developers and enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 operating system is now available to download and is free for everyone to use and share. Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 is suitable for people who are new to Linux or for people who want a lightweight environment that is also fully functional. The minimum system requirements for Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 are listed as :
– 1Ghz processor
– 768mb ram
– 8GB HDD/SD
– VGA screen capable of 1024×768 resolution
– DVD drive or USB port for the ISO image
Linux Lite is based on the Ubuntu LTS series giving you 5 years of support per major release and includes the following software LibreOffice Suite, VLC Media Player, Firefox Web Browser, Thunderbird Email, Gimp Image Editor, Lite Themes, Lite User Manager, Lite Software, Lite Sounds, Lite Tweaks, Lite Welcome, Lite Manual, Lite Sources, Lite Updates Notify, Lite Upgrade, Whiskermenu and more.
“Linux Lite is fully functional out of the box, this means that you won’t have to install extra software when you boot your computer for the first time. We believe that a computer should be ready to use straight away on the first boot after a new install. You’re going to need this kind of functionality on a daily basis when you are using your computer so we take the hassle out of trying to find the right software from the start.”
The developers have included the following package version :
– Kernel: 4.15.0-55 (custom kernels also available via our Repository for versions 3.13 – 5.2)
– Firefox: 68.0.1 Quantum
– Thunderbird: 60.8.0
– LibreOffice: 6.0.7
– VLC: 3.0.7
– Gimp: 2.10.12
– Base: 18.04.2
By producing an easy to use Linux based Operating System, we hope that people will discover just how simple it can be to use Linux Lite.
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