The Slackel team has announced the release of Slackel 7.7 with the MATE Desktop environment. Slackel 7.7 release brings the latest updates from the Slackware repositories and tools updates from the Salix project.

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Key Features:

  • Kernel and Desktop: Powered by Linux kernel 6.6.11 and MATE 1.26.2, blending stability and a familiar interface.
  • System Compatibility: Available for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems, with UEFI/EFI support for the 64-bit ISO image.
  • Essential Software: Up-to-date packages include Mozilla Firefox 121.0.1, LibreOffice 7.6.2, and more. Flatpak integration for expanded app options.

User-Friendly Tools:

  • GUI Tools: In-house tools like instonusb and multibootusb simplify live USB creation and multi-boot setups.
  • SLI (Slackel Live Installer): Effortless installation on internal or external devices for added flexibility.
  • Kernel Management: Dedicated GUI tools for easy kernel installations and upgrades.

Scripts and Windows Compatibility:

  • Scripting Ease: The ‘’ script allows easy USB stick creation on any distribution.
  • Windows Support: Rufus application is included for seamless USB transfers under Windows. Label the USB as “LIVE” for optimal compatibility.

For further information, read the Slackel 7.7 MATE release announcement in the project’s official forums.

Slackel 7.7 MATE maintains its user-friendly approach, combining the latest updates, convenient GUI tools, and enhanced compatibility. Whether you’re a seasoned user or new to Slackel, this release promises an enriched Linux experience.

Elevate your open-source journey with Slackel 7.7 MATE – download now and explore the future of Linux computing!

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