The Devuan GNU-Linux is a Linux distribution based on Debian. The primary goal of the project is to provide a variation of it Debian without its complexities and dependencies systemd, an init system and services administrator originally developed by Red Hat and was later adopted by most Linux distributions.
Mark Hindley announced his release today Devuan GNU-Linux 3.0.0, codenamed "Boewulf". As mentioned above the distribution Devuan is based on Debian but uses the alternative init software instead systemd (SysV, OpenRC or runit).
"Its developers Devuan are pleased to announce its release Devuan 'Beowulf' 3.0.0 as the new fixed release of the project. It is the result of many months of hard work by the team and detailed trials by its wider community Devuan.
What's new in Beowulf 3.0.0?
It is based on Debian Buster (10.4) with Linux 4.19 kernel, support for ppc64el in addition to existing i386, amd64, armel, armhf and arm64 architectures. Brings runit as an option instead of / sbin / init, openrc an optional alternative to sysv-rc and runlevel control. It has autonomous daemons of eudev and elogind to replace the monolithic aspects systemd.
Along with all of the above brings a new startup theme, screen management and desktop. ”
The Devuan 3.0.0 is available as live ISO ("Minimal" or "Desktop" with Xfce) or installation ISO ("Desktop", "Server" and "Netinstall"). Here you can find the download links for the x86_64 architecture: