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Sabayon 13.08 Brings Systemd By Default, UEFI Fixes

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Published on 12 August 2013 10:50 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux distribution is yet another open-source operating system doing an update in the past few days after openSUSE, Mageia, Elementary, and even OpenIndiana.

The Gentoo-based Sabayon ships with the Linux 3.10 kernel, GNOME 3.8.4, KDE 4.10.5, MATE 1.6.2, Xfce 4.10, and LibreOffice 4.1 among the key packages. Some of the notable changes include the use of systemd as the default init system, faster kernel rollouts using a new sabayon-limbo unstable repository, and there's been some UEFI bug-fixes.

More details on Sabayon 13.08 can be found out at Sabayon.org.

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