The famous developer Arné Exton has released a new version of his ExLight distribution, a version that is loaded with many new features and many interesting for the end user.
The new version of ExLight it comes with one of the latest versions of the Enlightenment desktop as well as the latest version of the Linux kernel. This distribution is based on Ubuntu 16.10 and also uses Debian repositories to make possible the installation of many tools and applications that we will find in this distribution.
But the most interesting thing is in the use of the Refracta tool. Refracta is a tool that will replace Ubiquity so the end user you can fully customize your ExLight distribution, allowing you to choose which tools or programs to install as well as change your desktop but we don't like Enlightenment. Refracta replaces Ubiquity, so the system will first be loaded into ram memory and then it will be through Refracta when we proceed to install on our computer.
The Refracta tool will allow us to create our own version of ExLight
Addition famous desktop Enlightenment and Linux Kernel, Exlight also has PCManFM as a file manager, Synaptic as a software manager, Google Chrome as a web browser and LibreOffice as an office suite. But we repeat that such software can be changed during the Exlight installation.
ExLigth is a lightweight distribution that uses Ubuntu as a base, something that equates it to official lightweight flavors like Lubuntu or Xubuntu. However, Exlight is not an official project and it could still have a bug inherited from Ubuntu 16.10 that has not been fixed or a problem from the Debian repositories, something that we have to take into account when using this distribution. In any case, if you are interested in testing this distribution, in this link You can get the installation ISO image as well as more information about this interesting distribution.