Linux News Today: Arch Linux 2016.07.01 Now Available for Download, Ships with Linux Kernel 4.6.3
It’s the first day of July, and Arch Linux users already know what this means. Yes, that’s right, a new ISO respin, Arch Linux 2016.07.01, has been made available for download.
Arch Linux 2016.07.01 is now the latest and most up-to-date ISO installer of the lightweight and independent operating system loved by many computer users from all over the world. It’s here with the latest GNU/Linux technologies and software versions.
Best of all, Arch Linux 2016.07.01 is the first Arch Linux ISO image to ship with a kernel from the latest and most advanced Linux 4.6 kernel series. To be more precise, Linux kernel 4.6.3 is onboard the new Arch Linux 2016.07.01 ISO.
Of course, all the software components that have been released on the main Arch Linux repositories since June 1, 2016, have been included in today’s Arch Linux 2016.07.01 release so that you’ll install a fresh OS with the latest security patches.
However, Arch Linux 2016.07.01 is here today only for those who have been waiting to give Arch Linux a try on their personal computers, as well as existing users who decided to start over with a fresh copy.
Existing Arch Linux users don’t have to download anything
If you’re using Arch Linux and don’t want to reinstall, then you most probably already have all the goodies incorporated into the Arch Linux 2016.07.01 ISO image if you usually keep your installation updated.
As expected, you can download Arch Linux 2016.07.01 right now via Softpedia or directly from the distribution’s website, where you’ll also find torrent links. The ISO images is a dual-arch one, supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit hardware architectures. Happy ARCHing!