Linux News Today: MakuluLinux Aero Edition Officially Released, Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Today, November 29, Jacque Montague Raymer of MakuluLinux had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the final version of the MakuluLinux Aero Edition computer operating system.
MakuluLinux Aero Edition comes after one year of hard work, during which Jacque Montague Raymer published no less than 40 Beta builds. Designed from the offset to provide ex-Windows users with a new home, the GNU/Linux distribution is now based on the long-term supported Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) operating system and features a highly customized Cinnamon 2.6 desktop environment modified to look like the Aero theme of Windows 7.
“Are you ready for the biggest release this year in the Linux World? Makulu kicks off the 10 series with the release of the Aero Edition, built from the ground up it offers the end users everything they have asked for, a Linux edition that has a similar look and feel to the familiar Windows environment and is ready to use straight out of the box,” reads the announcement.
Highlights of MakuluLinux Aero Edition
Prominent features of MakuluLinux Aero Edition include out-of-the-box desktop experience that provides users with a look and feel similar to that of the Microsoft Windows operating systems, Flash support via the Pipelight plugin, support for over 350 languages, supports for numerous drivers, as well as a great collection of open-source and useful software.
Among the pre-installed applications, we can notice WPS Office, Claws Mail, Steam for Linux, Wine, Pidgin, Skype, Nuvola Player, Popcorn Time, Variety, Rhythmbox, Bomi, Aircrack-NG, Reaver, Wifite, Opera, and many other. Being based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, MakuluLinux Aero Edition is powered by Linux kernel 3.19.
Download MakuluLinux Aero Edition right now from Softpedia, where it is distributed for free as a Live ISO image that supports both 32-bit and 64-bit hardware architectures.