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KaOS Linux Starts the New Year with a Fresh New Look, First ISO for 2017 Arrives

It’s probably a bit later than others, but KaOS Linux just got its first ISO respin for 2017, and what better way to celebrate the new year than with a fresh new look. It’s Midna artwork received a major updated, bringing a brand-new SDDM login manager theme that promises to make it easier to select between the classic and next-gen Wayland KDE Plasma desktop environment sessions. Additionally, KaOS now uses a right vertical panel by default, as you can see from the screenshot gallery attached at the end of the article. To accompany the new look of the distribution, there are also the latest KDE technologies, including KDE Plasma 5.8.5 LTS, KDE Applications 16.12, KDE Frameworks 5.29.0, and, of course, Qt 5.7.1, while still powered by Linux kernel 4.8, which includes some interesting changes.