The development team behind the Netrunner Linux project announced today the official release and general availability of the Netrunner 19.01 operating system based on Debian.

Nicknamed Blackbird, Netrunner 19.01 arrives ten months after the release of "Idolon" of Netrunner 18.03 with a new dark look and a more 3D design, created with the help of the Kvantum theme engine and the theme Plasma Alpha-Black. The new theme is also a bit blingu, because the function "Minimize all Windows to display the desktop" is now very clear.

"Around this time of year, we thought we might try something brighter and more colorful to lighten the shortened days.So, instead of using the" look "used before, we thought Blackbird offers a new look and Feel Theme, called "Netrunner Black," is based on a dark contrast but not too hard, "said today's announcement.

In addition to the new dark appearance, the "Blackbird" version of Netrunner 19.01 adds support for Web applications, which are links to websites that can be easily added as launchers from the applications menu, addon Plasma-Integration at the Mozilla Firefox website. browser, which allows you to control media and generate visual feedback for downloads, as well as plasma integration for GTK + applications.

Updated components, unified parameters

The updated components in the "Blackbird" version of Netrunner 19.01 include the KDE Plasma 5.14.3 desktop environment, along with the KDE Frameworks 5.51 and KDE Applications 18.08, Qt 5.11.3 software suites of the Mozilla Firefox 64.0 web browser. , Mozilla Thunderbird 60.3 email and news client, as well as the Krita 4.1.1 digital painting software.

Under the hood, Netrunner 19.01 is powered by the Linux 4.19.0 kernel. Finally, this version unifies all KCM parameters and modules linked to the UI in the main section called "Plasma Tweaks", accessible using the sidebar layout. You can download Netrunner 19.01 "Blackbird" right now via our free software portal or directly from the official website.

Netrunner 19.01 with new dark look

Netrunner 19.01 with new dark look

A new look

A new look

Complement Plasma Integration

Complement Plasma Integration