As with previous versions, the development team of Exton US has already brought its distribution to Ubuntu 16.04That is, the new version of Exton OS released this week is based on Ubuntu 16.04. This version has brought a lot of work for its leader, who, once he released the version, had to rebuild another version in a few days to meet the demands of the users.
Now the new version of Exton US will have MAT 1.14 as the default desktop, The latest stable version of the popular desktop that brings us GNOME 2 to the latest versions of the most popular distributions. The big demand that users made on the Exton OS development team was the incorporation of the latest version of MAT, which was not at the base of Ubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04 has MAT version 1.12, An outdated version since MAT 1.14 was released a month ago.
Arné Exton, head of the project, has also included version 4.5-3 of the kernel, which means it has an improvement in Nvidia driver support. Another novelty is the utility «copy to RAM»That allows to use the distribution from the ram memory with the consequent speed of the system.
Exton US has MAT version 1.14 in its repositories
Exton US has some differences from Ubuntu MAT, the official taste that could remind us of this distribution. Among the most notable differences is Wicd as a network manager, a fork of the Debian Live Installer as a distribution installer and LightDM as a login manager, among other differences … Exton US can be achieved or download from their official website. There you can get the installation image as well as the various news and main changes of this new version of Exton OS.
Over the next few days we will see an avalanche of distributions being updated and take as a basis for its new version in Ubuntu 16.04, but there will really be few that include interesting new features such as the inclusion of MATE 1.14 in distributions based on Ubuntu 16.04. Advancing official development for Ubuntu.