Linux News Today: Ubuntu for Anime and Manga Mangaka Linux Chu Switches to Cinnamon and GNOME

We have received an email from Animesoft International regarding the release and immediate availability for download and testing of the Release Candidate (RC) build of the upcoming major version of the Mangaka GNU/Linux operating system.

Celebrating seven years of activity and in the good tradition of the project to move to a different desktop environment for each new release of the Mangaka Linux distribution, we report today, October 11, 2015, that the Mangaka Linux Chu OS will ship with a beautiful interface that combines elements from the popular Cinnamon and GNOME desktops. It will also include some of the latest and popular Linux apps.

“Now, our new team wanted to celebrate the 7 years of Animesoft International, releasing the Release Candidate of the new CHU that has Cinnamon+Gnome as desktop and filled with most recent Kodi media centre, Skype, Google apps, OpenOffice, Mozilla apps, Wine, codecs and multimedia editors installed out-of-the-box just for you!” said Animesoft International in an email to Softpedia.

Based on the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release

As you might know, Mangaka Linux is an Ubuntu-based computer operating system targeted at anime and manga fans, as it includes several applications for fansubbing and fandubbing. The final release of Mangaka Linux Chu will be available in the coming weeks and it’ll be based on the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) release.

Those of you who wish to take the first Release Candidate build of the Mangaka Linux Chu distribution for a test drive can do it right now by downloading the Mangaka Linux Chu RC Live DVD ISO image for 64-bit systems right now from Softpedia. Just please try to keep in mind that it’s a pre-release version, not suitable for production use. More details about the Mangaka Linux distribution can be found on its official website.

Via Softpedia