The Nitrux team has announced Nitrux 1.1.1, the first minor update in Nitrux 1.1.x series. This release brings various package updates, bug fixes, performance improvements, and better hardware compatibility.

Nitrux 1.1.1 is the successor of Nitrux 1.1.0, which introduced major changes like the znx deployment tool and enhanced MauiKit framework. This release makes the Nitrux better with various bug fixes and other improvements.

Nitrux Preview

The main highlights in Nitrux 1.1.1 are briefed below.

  • The second release of Nitrux 1.1.x series.
  • Update kernel to mainline version 4.19.5.
  • Updated Plasma 5 (5.14.4), KDE Apps (18.11.90), KF5 (5.53.0) and Qt 5 (5.11.2).
  • Added VAAPI driver for Intel G45 & HD Graphics family, Video Acceleration (VA) API for Linux, Intel Thunderbolt userspace components.
  • Added utilities and scripts for power management.
  • Added VDPAU driver with OpenGL/VAAPI backend.
  • Added Bluetooth module for PulseAudio sound server.
  • Added VDPAU-based backend for VA API.
  • Added Open VMware Tools for virtual machines hosted on VMware.
  • Added QXL display driver.
  • Updated znx:
    • Modify the variable value before creating menu entries.
    • Append a newline character after the version number
    • Simplify the _mount function
    • Rename the ‘rollback’ command to ‘revert’
    • Always succeed on cleanups
    • Don’t check if a device is a partition
    • Improved help and version flags.
    • Use bash to avoid variable substitution issues
    • Use a standard name for the active and the backup image. Don’t rely on the file extension for any operation.
    • Invoke bash instead of dash.
    • Show a warning if there are no images available for booting.
    • Don’t prevent the user from deploying images that are already deployed.
    • Reordered arguments for find command.
  • Updated Luv icon theme.
  • Updated Welcome Wizard.
  • Updated NVIDIA binary Xorg driver to 415.18.
  • Added NVIDIA driver support binaries, NVIDIA kernel source, NVIDIA DKMS, NVIDIA OpenGL-based Inband Frame Readback runtime library, NVIDIA OpenGL/GLX/EGL/GLES GLVND libraries and Vulkan ICD, NVIDIA OpenGL-based Framebuffer Capture runtime library, NVENC Video Encoding runtime library, NVIDIA Video Decoding runtime libraries, NVIDIA libcompute, NVIDIA binary OpenGL/GLX configuration library,

You may also read the Nitrux 1.1.1 release announcement in the project’s official website.

Download & Install Nitrux 1.1.1

The Nitrux 1.1.1 installation images can be downloaded from following sources