Trisquel 7.0 LTS Released, Still Aiming At A More Free Ubuntu
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 3 November 2014 at 08:51 PM EST. 18 Comments
Trisquel, the Free Software Foundation approved free-software-only Linux distribution based off Ubuntu, is out with its version 7.0 "Belenos" long-term support release that they intend to maintain until 2019.

Trisquel 7.0 LTS is using the Linux-Libre 3.13 kernel -- the modified Linux kernel that contains only free code without any binary-only firmware/microcode blobs and also blocks the ability to load binary blob kernel modules. The Linux-libre 3.13 kernel is carried with the low-latency and BFQ scheduler patch-set.

The desktop used by Trisquel 7.0 is based on GNOME 3.12 fallback with customizations. Trisquel installs Abrowser 33 as a free Firefox derivative, the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet is installed by default, and the distribution is now packaged in DVD format to offer support for 50+ languages plus extra applications.

Learn more about the free-software-only Trisquel 7.0 distribution at
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