Emmabuntüs DE 3 is a desktop Linux distribution based on Debian 10 XFCE. 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 6th 2019, the Emmabuntüs Collective is happy to announce the release of the new Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 3 Alpha (32 and 64 bits), based on Debian 10 Alpha 5 Buster distribution and featuring the XFCE desktop environment.
This Debian Edition Alpha version includes the following changes, fixes and enhancements :
- Based on Debian 10 Alpha 5 Buster - Replaced the following Gnome applications: - Evince by Qpdfview - Sound juicer by Asunder - Gnome Calculator by Galculator - Shotwell by Nomacs - Removed some duplicate applications: Totem, Digikam, Brasero, Fotoxx, qBittorrent, Chromium, Evolution - Removed obsolete applications: FreeTuxtv, Shutter - Removed the Arduino application to reduce the distribution size - ISO size further reduced by deleting unnecessary language files, package info, etc. - Replaced obsolete gksu by pkexec - Replaced obsolete OOo4kids by « LibreOffice des écoles » (LO for schools) - Updated French tutorials for the installation and presentation of EmmaDE3
Known issue in this release: In live mode, a process can lengthen the boot time from 1 to 5 minutes, depending on the type of computer.