This weekend we scheduled the long-awaited release of the net-installer. It was supposed to be a Christmas surprise to the community. At this moment Archlinux is preparing a big Xorg cleaning update and Fred Bezies did some test runs with the net-installer having the testing repo enabled. It may come not as a surprise to
* A big shoutout to Karl Schneider for providing us with the artwork.
It’s December and this means 2019 is nearing its end. For us, 2019 has been a remarkable year, not in our wildest dreams had either of us dreamt that we would be in this position. The road was and still is rocky, neither of us had any previous experience in developing and maintaining a distro,
Today we released a refreshed ISO, this release is a brushed up version of our October release. With this release, we addressed the problem with Kalu when updating after install. That’s why we removed Kalu and replaced it with our in-house EndeavourOS update-notifier. This release also ships with: Linux kernel 5.4.1 Firefox 70.0.1-3 Mesa 19.2.6-1
Due to problems in time management, we’ve decided to cancel the November release. In the end, we were not contempt with the definitive November version, our sincere apologies to the community members who seeded this release on torrent. At this moment Joe, Manuel, Fernando and the Moderators are working hard to realise the December release.
Tomorrow is the fifteenth and most of you know that is the day of the month our updated release will arrive. Joe and Manuel discovered some minor bugs in the final check of the November release and there’s simply not enough time to solve them before tomorrow. We’re going to release the ISO somewhere between
We want to thank everybody who expressed their support for our previous announcement, your support is what keeps us going. We had some response to our request for extra help on the ISO department and in addition to this, Joe has updated our Github page with a text that makes more clear what we have
Due to Joe’s workload and Fernando not being able to work properly on the Calamares installer, we have decided not to release the net-installer on November 15th. Technically, the net-installer is ready to be released, but with practically two men down in the team, it is impossible for us to anticipate on incoming bug-reports. That
EndeavourOS ships with the bare essentials to stay as close to Arch and with the upcoming net-installer that isn’t going to change. Our philosophy is to get acquainted with Arch-Linux with the help from a more than willing and friendly community to guide you through the hard bumps, instead of trying to make Arch easier.
November 15th is nearing and we know all of you are looking forward to this release. Between our previous announcement and this one, a lot has happened behind the scenes which have its effects on the launch of the net-installer. We have been working very hard on the net-installer and already we received enthusiastic feedback