First Alpha of Pear OS 8 Is Available for Testing

Pear OS 8 Alpha 1 adds a new panel, new boot splash screen, updates the default theme and icons, and adds Miro as default player for multimedia files. Moreover, the Pear Spotlight app, for search your entire system, and a new version of the Notification Center, are part of this first development release of the upcoming Pear OS 8 Linux distribution. The upcoming Beta version of Pear OS 8 will bring in-house software, such as MyPear or Clean My Pear, as well as the latest version of the LibreOffice open source office suite.