Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution based on Xubuntu. It strives to be beginner-friendly and reasonably light on resources so that it can be used on older computers. It also includes many modern features, such as large number of pre-configured programs for everyday use, dockbar for launching applications, easy installation of non-free software and media codecs, and quick setup through automated scripts. The distribution supports English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages.
On March 15, 2017, the Emmabuntüs Community is pleased to announce the release of Emmabuntüs 3 version 1.04 (32 and 64 bit) based on Xubuntu 14.04.1.
This new version supports our efforts even more efficiently, thanks to this four improvement axis:
* the solidarity, with the Lilo search engine, * the reuse, by supporting the new UEFI standard during the installation, * the integration of all the improvements made on Emmabuntüs Debian Edition, since more than one year, * Usage of the 3.13 kernel, which is embeded in the Xubuntu 14.04.1, in order avoid kernel changes not induced by Xubuntu versions newer than the 14.04.1.
This version 1.04 includes the following fixes and enhancements:
* Based Xubuntu 14.04.1, because it is essential to embed the most possible stable kernel * supports the 64bits version of UEFI * includes the Lilo search engine by default, replacing Qwant * adds an utilty to reinstall the default Emmabuntüs Cairo-Dock * adds an utility to enable/disable by default the Emmabuntüs Cairo-Dock * adds the full screen support within VirtualBox * adds the XFCE4-screenshooter configuration file, to avoid the ":" characters in the default file names * adds scratch * adds KeepassX * adds Systemback * adds Baobab and Mint Stick utilities * adds the Arduino IDE, however only in the 32 bits version * disables the LXDE task bar when the Dock if active * updates the Dock launchers to open the default web browser * fixes the Audacious open bug when clicking on the Cairo-Dock wastebasket * fixes KeePassX sending qwerty characters instead of azerty * swaps Warmux by Hedgewars * swaps RecordmyDesktop by Kazam * swaps Catfish by Gnome-search-tool * swaps Pipelight and Pepper by Adobe Flash player 25 * updates of Firefox, Chromium, Thunderbird plugins * updates of TurboPrint, Ancestris, HPLip * updates the Emmabuntüs Wiki * updates the Emmabuntüs Cairo-Dock launcher utility, to enable the lock of modifications in the dock * updates the utility in order to disable the dock activation after installation, and activation of the task manager * updates the installation and presentation tutorials to make them more compact * updates scripts tio bring them at the same level as Emmabuntüs DE * updates the Cairo-Dock and the XFCE menu to add the Caffeine-indicator icon * improves the usage of the XFCE top panel * configures The GIMP with a single window and adds the GIMP skin * enables the one click activation for the dock icons * sets the Thunar path selector in path bar mode * removes Evolution * removes SMB4k, which is non-longer functional
To ensure a correct installation of Emmabuntüs, we strongly suggest to run it without Internet connection, and to connect back the computer to the network during the first system restart, when it is time to install (or not) the optional non-free software. Please have a look at How To Install Emmabuntüs 3 and the others tutoriels on the Developpez.com site.