Today, June 30, 2016, the Calamares team was proud to announce the final release and immediate availability for download of the Calamares 2.3 distribution-independent system installer.
Calamares is currently being used in numerous popular operating systems, including, but not limited to, KaOS, Apricity OS, Chakra GNU/Linux, Netrunner, Sabayon, and OpenMandriva. It is the universal installer framework that many GNU/Linux distributions should adopt as it’s now one of the most advanced system installers.
After many months of hard work, the Calamares 2.3 as a drop-in replacement for the Calamares 2.2 series with many improvements, as well as a bunch of exciting new features, starting with the highly-anticipated full-disk encryption and support for NVMe devices in fstab, and continuing with an advanced partitioning feature.
“It is the first installer with an automated “Replace Partition” option, which makes it easy to reuse a partition over and over for distribution te… (read more)