On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:48:20 +0100
Veteran Unix Admins <free...@devuan.org> wrote:
> Dear dev1rs
> the Veteran Unix Admins salute you!
> On February 14th 2015, Devuan unveiled a "pre-alpha" Valentine release
> of Devuan Jessie  just a few months after the Veteran Unix Admins
> declared their intention to fork Debian on November 27th 2014 .
> That was the beginning of our collective journey. Now, three years
> later, Valentine's day has more love for the Devuan community. The
> long-awaited release of Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta (minor planet nr. 3568)
> is here!
> ## So what's new in Devuan 2.0 ASCII Beta?
> - OpenRC is installable using the expert install path
> (thanks Maemo Leste!)
> - eudev has replaced systemd-udev (thanks Gentoo!)
> - elogind has been added as an alternative to consolekit
> (thanks Gentoo!)
> - Desktop users can choose among fully functional XFCE (Default), KDE,
> Cinnamon, LXQT, MATE, and LXDE desktops
> - CLI-oriented users can select the "Console productivity" task that
> installs a fully-featured set of console-based utils and tools.
> - A .vdi disk image is now provided for use with VirtualBox.
> - ARM board kernels have been updated to 4.14 and 4.15 for most
Holy cow, you're leaving Debian behind. Our own udev and consolekit
replacements! Very, very nice!
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