Calamares 2.0 Distribution-Independent Installer Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 24 February 2016 at 01:11 PM EST. 2 Comments
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Calamares 2.0 was released today as the newest major release of this distribution-independent, open-source installer framework.

Calamares continues to be used by Manjaro, Sabayon, Netrunner, and other Linux distributions while with Calamares 2.0 there is even more features and functionality. Calamares 2.0 has a rewritten partitioning feature, the modules system has been overhauled, there is support for a post-install mode so Calamares can act as a first-run configuration tool, and improvements were made to many of the Calamares modules.

More details on the Calamares 2.0 release can be found via the official release announcement at Calamares.io.
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