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  1. 1. Principle of Operating System Aira DelaCruz IT31A
  2. 2. SolydXK SolydXK is a Dutch semi-rolling release GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. It aims to be simple to use, providing an environment that is both stable and secure. It includes proprietary software such as Adobe FlaSteam and optional closed-source drivers to provide initial multimedia usage and gaming on The origin of SolydXK was in 2012 as an unofficial version of "Linux Mint Debian edition" (LMDE) using the KDE desktop environment.
  3. 3. The origin of SolydXK was in 2012 as an unofficial version of "Linux Mint Debian edition" (LMDE) using the KDE desktop environment. In November 2012 LinuxMint officially decided to discontinue the KDE and Xfce desktop environments of LMDE.SolydXK was started with emphasis on the two desktop environments. History
  4. 4. Company / developer Arjen Balfoort OS family Unix-like, based on Debian Working state Active Source model Free and open-source software and proprietary software Initial release 28 February 2013; 6 months ago Latest stable release Update Pack 2013.08.06 / Aug 6, 2013[1] Available language(s) Multilingual Update method APT Package manager dpkg (custom UpdateManager, Synaptic) Supported platforms i386, AMD64 Kernel type Monolithic (Linux) Default user interface KDE, Xfce Official website solydxk.com
  5. 5. Versions The origin of SolydXK was in 2012 as an unofficial version of "Linux Mint Debian edition" (LMDE) using the KDE desktop environment Linux Mint is a Linux distribution for desktop computers, based on Ubuntu or Debian. Linux Mint is aimed at being a "modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
  6. 6. Versions "The new SolydXK ISO images include the latest updates from the August update pack. Some things are changed, and some are new. Here's a short list: the default start menu has been replaced by the Whisker menu, this menu has a built-in search function, and you can easily change your favorite programs list; the wicd network manager has been replaced by NetworkManager,
  7. 7. Features There are two core editions for SolydXK, both available in 32-bit and 64-bit LiveCDs with installers. One features Xfce as a desktop environment and the other features the KDE desktop, called SolydX and SolydK, respectively. It comes with common software such as Firefox, Abiword/LibreOffice, Xchat/Quassel, Pidgin/Kopete, and GIMP for a variety of common tasks. Both editions also provide Steam and
  8. 8. Feature 201308 Release Date 2013/08/23 Price (US$) Free CDs 1 DVD Free Download ISO Installation Graphical Default Desktop KDE, Xfce Package Management DEB Office Suite LibreOffice Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 Journaled File Systems Multilingual Asian Language Support
  9. 9. 2 Sources Free and open-source software (FOSS) is software that can be classified as both free software and open source software.That is, anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software Proprietary software or closed source software is computer software licensed
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