Black Lab Linux 8.0 “Onyx” Officially Released, It’s Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

After being in development since the very first days of 2016, during which it received four Alpha builds, three Beta releases, and a Release Candidate (RC) version, Black Lab Linux 8.0 “Onyx” is finally available, but only as a commercial product. A free download will be provided to the community on December 15, 2016. The operating system is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial (Xerus). Black Lab Linux 8.0 “Onyx” ships with a large number of new features, including a total of six desktop environment, such as KDE Plasma 5, LXDE, GNOME 3.18, Xfce, GNOME Flashback, and Unity. It’s powered by the same kernel as Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, version 4.4.0-45, and offers full UEFI and exFAT support, systemd and Upstart support, and Google Drive integration.

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