The final release of Virage 3 Beowulf were just been released.
A lot of changes were made to improve the system performance 25%+ over other systems and keep a responsive, smooth desktop experience even in critical runtime applications and to mantain a high accurate compatibility with hardware.
Past 2.0 ASCII releases were dropped and there are no more available for download as Virage 3 Beowulf is the final, latest and recommended release for daily use.
LIBRE and RPI versions were dropped out too due to some stability problems that affects the system performance and development. So, all the efforts will be only on the active development of Virage 3 Beowulf.
1 – New Kernel: XanMod 4.19 Real Time kernel, with better performance and hardware compatibility
2 – Ardour 5 replaced by a trial shareware of REAPER
3 – All multimedia bundle updated to current versions (Hydrogen, Guitarix, LMMS, etc…)
4 – KXStudio repositories added by default
5 – Carla, installed by default
6 – New configuration made for JACK server to provide lowest latency and real time processing
7 – XFCE updated to 4.12.5
8 – More effects and distortions added to Guitarix
9 – Locale selection bug on XFCE4 fixed
10 – Realtek firmware for wired and wi-fi cards added by default
11 – Refractainstaller updated to last version
12 – Better compatibility with Windows VST plugins
13 – Totally focused on audio, dropping video support, so Kdenlive were removed and a lot of libs video-related
14 – Unnecesary packages purged and removed, cleaner filesystem