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ExTiX 16.5 Is the First Stable Distro Based on Ubuntu 16.10 and LXQt 0.10.0

Based on the soon-to-be-released Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system, ExTiX 16.5 is built around the lightweight, next-gen LXQt 0.10.0 desktop environment, which completely replaces the Unity 7 interface of Ubuntu Linux, and it’s powered by kernel 4.8.0-21-exton, based on the recently released Linux 4.8 kernel. Best of all, it appears that ExTiX 16.5 also borrows various features from the stable Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 “Jessie” operating system, as well as the Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” development release. Out-of-the-box multimedia support and compilation tools for installing apps from sources are also provided.