New version of WattOS 10 based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Tras WattOS 10 LXDE Edition hides a fast Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution. Using a lightweight window manager such as Openbox, as the default interface, this distribution tries to be as efficient in terms of energy as possible, with the ultimate interest of being able to be used on computers with low resources and few capacities.

A new edition of this operating system has just been released, based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (Xenial Xerus) version and incorporating the latest technologies developed to date in terms of open-source software.

On September 1, 2016, a new version of WattOS 10 LXDE Edition was released, based on the latest Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS edition. As main novelties incorporates the latest Ubuntu kernel released to date, version 4.4.0-36, Mozilla Firefox browser version 48.0, PCManFm 1.2.4 as file manager, Bittorrent Transmission 2 P2.84P client, gThumb 3.4.3 image viewer, Lollypop 0.9.112 music player., Filezilla 3.18.2 as FTP client, Evince 16.04.1 as document viewer, and Gufw XNUMX as system firewall.

In addition, this new version has improved its support in devices wireless by incorporating the latest Broadcom drivers and DKMS (Dynamic Kernel Module Support), with the aim of improving its compatibility with old machines as much as possible.

This edition of WattOS has been optimized to run on any computer less than 10 years old (approximately). By this we mean that it is capable of running in environments with 192-256 MB RAM and that the installation only requires 128 MB to run. One of the philosophy of this system is therefore fulfilled, and is to be able to run on any computer with low resources.

Watts 10 includes a power manager called PowerTOP, which can be used to further optimize the hardware of our PC. It also has various specific adjustment tools for laptops. You can get the latest version of this operating system in 32 and 64 bits from your own Official Site.

Source: Softpedia.

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  1.   debiancito said

    What I don't like about this distro is that it has to be installed in English if or because the installation breaks in Spanish, they have not corrected that bug, I like it better. Q4OS based on Debian is too easy and fast, ideal for older computers and newbies.

    1.    dark metal said

      Thanks for the information, I had already tried 2 times ... I'll see the third in English to see how it works