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Netrunner Rolling Linux OS Gets Its First Release in 2018, Here’s What’s New

Netrunner Rolling 2018.01 is here to replace last year’s 2017.07 version and ships with the Linux 4.14 kernel, Mozilla Firefox 57.0 “Quantum” web browser, Mozilla Thunderbird 52.5.0 email and news client, LibreOffice 5.3 office suite, KDE Plasma 5.11.5 desktop environment, the KDE Applications 17.12.0 and KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 software suites, as well as Qt 5.10. Apart from that, Netrunner Rolling 2018.01 is the first release of the GNU/Linux distribution to feature the YaRock open-source music player that lets users stream worldwide radio channels for free. Furthermore, it introduces the ImageWriter utility from SUSE Linux, and the Firefox Pre-Load feature that makes the web browser to appear “almost in an instant” when it’s started.