Birds Linux 8.0, the Distro for Students, Launches with Kernel 4.5, Tor Browser

Birds Linux 8.0 has been in development for the past three months, during which the developer managed to update most of the core components to their latest versions. For example, the distribution is now powered by a kernel from the Linux 4.5 series, and includes the LibreOffice 5.1.2 office suite. It also looks like today’s Birds Linux 8.0 release switches from the Xfce 4.12 desktop environment, which was used in previous version of the OS, to the GNOME 3 desktop, providing users with the GNOME 3.18.4 packages.

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