The OpenMandriva Association has announced the availability of OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 BETA for testing. This BETA release will showcase all the features planned for the final release. However, it will require some more regression and fine-tuning to provide a smoother experience to the end-user.

OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 Preview

OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 brings a set of updated packages, desktop environments, and process improvements. The main highlights in this release are briefed in the official release announcement.

  • Linux Kernel 5.4.7
  • Qt Frameworks 5.14.0
  • Plasma: Frameworks 5.65, Plasma Desktop 5.17.4, Applications 19.12.0
  • More alternative desktops are available for testing
  • OpenMandriva clang compiled kernel, named kernel-release-clang. Users can install the same version of kernel-release and kernel-release-clang for comparison. Clang is the default compiler in OpenMandriva, but only recently the kernel was made compatible with it. For now, this is experimental
  • Introduces Zypper as an alternative package manager

You can read the OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 BETA official release announcement in the OpenMandriva blog.

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