The developers of the PCLinuxOS distribution announced the release of the latest fixed version 2019.08. PCLinuxOS: This is a systemd-free distribution and very beginner friendly. "Wears" the KDE Plasma 5.16.4 that has just been released and the latest Linux 5.2.8 kernel:
“PCLinuxOS 2019.08 KDE Full Edition has been released and is available for download. It has the Linux Kernel 5.2.8, all KDE Applications in version 19.04.3, the KDE Framework 5.60.0, and the KDE Plasma 5.16.4 ”
The new ISO image comes with a complement of KDE and its applications LibreOffice: Includes Timeshift, a backup and recovery utility, Bitwarden, an open-source password management application, Darktable, a photo management software, GIMP an image editing software, digiKam an image management software; Megasync for storing your files in the cloud, the well-known Teamviewer for remote computer control, Rambox for storing many applications in one place, Simplenotes an application for notes, the well-known Kodi a multimedia center, Kazam a screen capture utility, Caliber - the app for all e-books, Skrooge a banking software.
- pclinuxos64-kde5-2019.08.iso 10-Aug-2019 03: 25 2.3G
- pclinuxos64-kde5-2019.08.md5sum 10-Aug-2019 00:25 63
- pclinuxos64-kde5-darkstar-2019.08.iso 09-Aug-2019 21: 10 1.1G
- pclinuxos64-kde5-darkstar-2019.08.md5sum 09-Aug-2019 19:43 72
- pclinuxos64-tde-mini-retro-2019.08.iso 09-Aug-2019 14: 21 1.0G
- pclinuxos64-tde-mini-retro-2019.08.md5sum 09-Aug-2019 13:08 73
The distribution is ideal for Windows users who want to experiment with Linux, or are thinking about changing operating system.
Those of you who are really thinking about it, it would be good to read the following posts:
- Linux from Windows; where to start from;
- Linux: How and Why to Migrate From Windows
- Linux what you need to know before adopting the operating system