On 5th September 2022, the Salix community announced the release of Salix 15.0. Salix 15.0 is the latest stable release from the Slackware-based GNU/Linux distribution family. It has been almost 6 years since the previous stable release of the Salix. Over these years, the Salix community has spent enormous effort in adding thousands of packages into Salix repositories.

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What’s new in Salix 15.0?

Following are the noteworthy features of the Salix 15.0 release.

  • Xfce 4.16 is the main desktop environment.
  • Most of the applications including graphical system tools use GTK +3 framework.
  • Firefox 102ESR
  • LibreOffice 7.4
  • GIMP 2.10
  • Thousands of packages have been added to Salix repositories and are now available through Gslapt package manager.
  • Flathub is preconfigured and users can directly install applications from flathub.org
  • Salix 15.0 is available in 32bit and 64bit flavors.
  • Fresh icon theme and window theme which comes in light variant. The dark variant is also available.

For further reading, see the Salix 15.0’s official release announcement in projects forums.

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Salix 15.0 screenshots

The following section showcases some screenshots captured in Salix 15.0 running on VirtualBox.