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Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11 Launches with Flatpak Support, GNOME 3.18 Desktop

Powered by the Linux 4.8 kernel and based on the Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11 is using the GNOME 3 desktop environment with Flatpak support, incorporates the KDE runtime packages to support Qt apps, and offers support for multiple filesystems, including EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, and JFS (the OS can be installed on these filesystems). Support for ChromiumOS-style web containers is also present in Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11, along with various popular open source applications like the LibreOffice 5.3 office suite, Google Chrome 58 web browser, and Microsoft’s Skype VoIP client. The GNOME 3.18.2 desktop is customized with an intuitive single-panel design featuring Applications Menu, Activities, and Date & Time applets.