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GoblinX 3.0 “G:Noblin” Released

September 9, 2009 4 comments

GoblinX is a Slackware based Linux distribution that consists of a Live CD and provides a simple functional desktop. Since version 3.0 the GoblinX distro comes in several editions. This release, GoblinX 3.0 “G:Noblin” is for GNOME desktop users and features latest packages of GNOME 2.24. While other editions of GoblinX include “G:Standard” features KDE while “G:Mini” features XFCE and “G:Micro” features Fluxbox. While GNOME is the default desktop on this most recent GoblinX 3.0 G:Noblin release it also comes with a specially prepared Netbook interface based on the Ubuntu Netbook Remix model with some ideas provided by the Foresight distribution.

The major changes in GoblinX 3.0 “G:Noblin” include:

  • New bootsplash theme
  • Upgraded Netbook interface
  • Wireless devices updated
  • xorg upgrade
  • Java JRE and Vuze added
  • Added Slackware xz package format extension support
  • Added Flash Player plugin script for easier install
  • Packages and libraries upgraded
  • Bugs and errors corrected

Buy GoblinX on CD in our cart or you can download GoblinX.iso and burn it to a CD and boot from it as a Live CD. This way you can see if its for you or not before installing. Users wanting to install on a USB download the .zip file and unzip it to your USB device. Then run bootinst.sh if you’re on Linux or bootinst.bat if you’re on Windows to make it bootable.

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