4MLinux 24.0 GNU/Linux Distro Enters Beta, Uses GCC 7.1 and Linux Kernel 4.9 LTS

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki‏ informs us today on the availability for download of the beta release of the upcoming 4MLinux 24.0 operating system.

Nearly two weeks after the release of the 4MLinux 23.0 new stable series of the independently-developed GNU/Linux operating system, development on the next major release starts now with the availability of 4MLinux 24.0 Core Beta, which will be used as the base system for 4MLinux 24.0 and all related products.

Powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.9.52 kernel, 4MLinux 24.0 Core Beta uses the GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 7.1.0 as default compiler to offer applications designed for the i686 (32-bit) hardware architecture. The Core edition doesn’t have a graphical UI and ships only with BusyBox 1.27.2 and GNU C Library (Glibc) 2.25.

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