Upgrade Script Netrunner 15 -> 16

These instructions upgrade Netrunner 15 to Netrunner 16 Please use at your own risk and make sure to make a backup of your personal data first before attempting the upgrade. On a btrfs partition it is highly recommend to create a snapshot of your current filesystem state. You can do so with the command sudo btrfs subvolume snapshot […]

Netrunner 16 – Ozymandias released

Welcome to Netrunner 16 – Ozymandias. This is the release announcement of Netrunner 16 Main Edition (Ozymandias) 64bit & 32bit. “Why Ozymandias?” you might ask? Here is how it goes: I met a traveler from an antique land… And he told that there once was a mighty king in the land of ancient desktops, called […]

Netrunner 15 – Prometheus (64bit)

We are proud to announce the official release of Netrunner 15 – Prometheus (64bit). Netrunner 15 is revised from the ground up: For the first time, it officially ships the new KDE Plasma Desktop 5.2. Therefore, an upgrade from previous Netrunner series with KDE4.x is neither officially available nor really recommended. This release is 64-bit […]

Plasmazilla: Firefox and Thunderbird “plasma-enabled”

Today both plasma-enabled firefox and thunderbird were updated to their latest versions 35.0.1, respective 31.4.0. The programs now share a common library called “mozilla-kde-support” (replacing the former “firefox-kde-support”). It is recommended to update firefox-plasma first, then (if you wish) installing thunderbird-plasma by executing the following commands: To get the latest versions, add the ppa: sudo […]

Netrunner 14.1 LTS – Frontier

This is the release announcement of Netrunner 14.1 Main Edition (Frontier) 64bit and 32bit. The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from […]