Nitrux 1.6.1 with NX Desktop: Debian distribution also appeals to gamers

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Nitrux 1.6.1 is an extremely up-to-date distribution based on GNU / Linux and the new Debian 11 (“Bullseye”), which is considered to be particularly stable, as well as the very modern desktop KDE Plasma 5.22.5. With the latest free graphics API Mesa 21.2.3 and the latest system kernel Linux 5.14, Nitrux also addresses gamers.

Latest software packages (also) for gamers

Nitrux follows differently than a Rolling release a fixed release cycle. As one of the first free operating systems of this kind, version 1.6.1 relies on the new Linux 5.14 – here in version 5.14.8 – as the “default kernel”. Alternatively, the two tried and tested LTS kernels Linux 5.4 and Linux 5.10 are available.

  • Nitrux 1.6.1 with the NX desktop based on KDE Plasma 5.22.5

    Nitrux 1.6.1 with the NX desktop based on KDE Plasma 5.22.5 (Image: Nitrux)

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    In addition to the so-called Next generation desktop shell, the NX desktop based on the latest KDE Plasma 5.22.5, Nitrux 1.6.1 brings all the important software packages (also) for gamers in the latest version. According to the principle “Debian + Plasma + Qt” in particular KDE Plasma and the free GUI toolkit are Qt has been updated to the latest state.

    Nitrux 1.6.1

    • Qt 5.15.3
    • Mesa 2/21/3
    • KDE Plasma 5.22.5
    • KDE Frameworks 5.86
    • KDE Gear 21.08.1
    • Linux 5.14.8

    In addition to the, especially important for playing under Linux Mesa 3D the KDE frameworks as well as the application programs of KDE Gear were brought up to date. Players who prefer a Linux distribution with fixed releases and still want an up-to-date substructure for Steam, Wine and Proton can find the right operating system here. The focus on players is also evident from the fact that the developers are in the official Release Notes give appropriate advice on the correct use of essential packages such as Mesa and current graphics drivers.

    Current application software

    In addition to the packages that are particularly interesting for gamers, Nitrux 1.6.1 only includes the latest version in the area of ​​application software.

    In addition to the free browser Mozilla Firefox 92, which comes in the form of a AppImage and Inkscape 1.1.1, a very powerful vector graphics program, the open source office suite LibreOffice 7.2.1 and the e-mail client Mozilla Thunderbird 91 can be quickly installed via the cross-platform package management system. In addition to AppImage, the Debian repositories always provide new supplies.

    Nitrux 1.6.1

    • Brave
    • Blender
    • OBS Studio
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Mozilla Thunderbird
    • VLC media player
    • LibreOffice
    • Discord
    • Krita

    The approximately 3 GB in size and on AMD64 optimized system image Nitrux 1.6.1 (ISO) can be accommodated on a correspondingly large USB storage medium with the help of a suitable tool such as Rufus or Ventoy and installed on an SSD or hard drive with the graphical installer Calamares.

    The YouTube channel “DistroTube“Demonstrates Nitrux, which will also serve as the basis for the second part of the” Linux Basics “series, and its features in detail and comes to the conclusion” Nitrux takes Desktop Linux to another Lexel “.

    Further information is provided by the official Website as well as the Project page by Nitrux on the GitHub developer platform.

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