Nitrux is a Linux desktop distribution directly based on Debian. It uses the Calamares installer and includes NX Desktop and NX Firewall on the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment and KDE Applications. Nitrux emphasizes the use of AppImages to manage end-user software. Nitrux also does not use systemD as its init system; instead, it uses OpenRC.
Nitrux includes a suite of convergent applications called Maui Apps. We use MauiKit, our convergent, cross-platform UI framework, to create these applications. Both MauiKit and the Maui Apps are entirely free and open-source software.
In addition to this, we include a curated selection of free and open-source software by default; we don’t add proprietary software. And for those looking for a 100% free (as in freedom) operating system, the optional Linux Libre kernel is available to install.
Nitrux is always up-to-date, thanks to using the latest Debian base and to the effort of the KDE Neon developers.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 1.1.7. This new version brings together the latest software updates, bug fixes, performance improvements, and ready-to-use hardware support.
Nitrux 1.1.7 is available for immediate download. To update, please check the Compendium for instructions.
- The seventh release of Nitrux 1.1.x series.
- Updated Linux kernel to LTS version 4.19.47.
- Updated Waterfox to version 56.2.10.
- Updated LibreOffice to version 6.2.4.
- Updated KDE Plasma to version 5.15.5, KDE Frameworks to version 5.58.0, and KDE Applications to version 19.04.1.
- Updated znx. New features include restore-esp (Restore the EFI System Partition of a given device); reset (Delete all user data of the specified image); stats (Show statistics about the provided image).
-Updated NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, NVIDIA driver support binaries, NVIDIA kernel source, NVIDIA DKMS, NVIDIA OpenGL-based Inband Frame Readback runtime library, NVIDIA OpenGL/GLX/EGL/GLES GLVND libraries and Vulkan ICD, NVIDIA OpenGL-based Framebuffer Capture runtime library, NVENC Video Encoding runtime library, NVIDIA Video Decoding runtime libraries, NVIDIA libcompute, NVIDIA binary OpenGL/GLX configuration library to 430.14.
- znx will now deploy systems in a different order, and each system will have its data directory within its own structure.
- A future update will restore the Maui apps (Index, Buho, Pix, VVave, Nota, and Station).