Distribution developers PCLinuxOS announced the release of the latest fixed version and the second for the new year 2020.02 PCLinuxOS: This is a systemd-free (SysV) distribution and very user friendly. "Wears" the KDE Plasma 5.17 just released with the latest Linux kernel 5.5.4:
"The PCLinuxOS 2020.02 KDE Full Edition has been released and is available for download. It has the Linux Kernel 5.5.4, all the latest KDE Applications, the latest KDE Framework, and KDE Plasma 5.18.1"
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, the digiKam Megasync for storing your files in the cloud, the well-known Teamviewer for remote control, Virtualbox, Rambox for storing multiple applications in one place, Simplenotes an application for notes, the well-known Kodi a multimedia center, Kazam a screen capture utility, Caliber - the application for all e-books, the Skrooge application a banking software.
Mini version (Darkstar) Size: 1.3 gig
Mega version (Magnum) Size: 2.4 gig
- pclinuxos64-kde5-2020.02.iso 21-Feb-2020 18:11 2G
- pclinuxos64-kde5-2020.02.md5sum 21-Feb-2020 15:30 63
- pclinuxos64-kde5-darkstar-2020.02.iso 21-Feb-2020 13:48 1G
- pclinuxos64-kde5-darkstar-2020.02.md5sum 21-Feb-2020 11:37 72
- pclinuxos64-kde5-magnum-2020.02.iso 22-Feb-2020 05:10 2G
- pclinuxos64-kde5-magnum-2020.02.md5sum 22-Feb-2020 01:38 70
Distribution is ideal for Windows users who want to experiment with Linux, or are considering switching operating systems. Of course I should mention, that if you want to start now with linux, you better try with MX. 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