It boasts a carefully tuned KDE 4 desktop with many integrated GNOME applications to offer users a selected mix of popular and powerful applications.
WINE is already pre-installed, including winetricks. It is mono-free, to provide a testcase for a “clean” *buntu that is not depending on a competitor technology. It also features some launchers on an extra panel to popular web-services like Gmail and Youtube.
Netrunner 2 – Blacklight includes Gnome-apps like Nautilus, Synaptic and more:
- Linux kernel-2.6.32-22
- Firefox 3.6.3 with plugins (Java 1.6, Flash 10.1)
- VLC 1.1 (media player with codecs)
- OpenOffice Software Suite 3.2
- Thunderbird (email client)
- WINE 1.1.42
- GIMP (paint program)
- audacious (winamp-like music player)
- vuze (filesharing program)
Clemens Toennies has announced the release of Netrunner 3.1, a Kubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution and live DVD with a customised KDE desktop and integrated GTK+ applications: "We updated Netrunner 'Chromatic' with a maintenance release to 3.1. Changes from version 3.0 include: updated KDE from 4.6 to 4.6.1; updated Firefox from 3.5 to Firefox 4; replaced the default KDM theme with a customized one; fixed the plasma-netbook mode to the default plasma-desktop; changed the desktop theme to a transparent one. Netrunner comes with VLC media player and extended codec support for many proprietary formats such as MP3, QuickTime, WMV, DivX, Xvid. Version 3.1 comes pre-installed with Linux kernel 2.6.35, Firefox 4.0 with Java 1.6 and Flash 10.1 plugins, WINE 1.3.12, Audacious, OpenOffice.org 3.2.2....
Here is the brief release announcement.
Download (MD5): netrunner-3.1.iso (1,276MB, torrent).
• 2010-07-15: Distribution Release: Netrunner 2