Latest release

We’re proud to present to you our latest release:

endeavouros-2020.09.20-x86_64.iso

Our latest release of the combined offline and online installer is available over here.

The offline option installs a fully themed Xfce and the online option provides you with the choice of eight Desktop Environments Xfce, Mate, LXQt, Cinnamon, Plasma, Gnome, Budgie, Deepin and Window Manager i3-WM.

We already checked the box for the necessary base install in the online installer menu, all you have to do is check the box of your desired DE.

Please read here before installation:

The ISO contains:

  • Linux kernel 5.8.10-arch1-1
  • Mesa 20.1.8-1
  • Firefox 80.0.1-1
  • Calamares 3.2.26-7

The new features and fixes on this release are:

The Welcome app

The Welcome app has received major updates:

  • Received Chinese translations (A big shoutout to Felixonmars for this)
  • New button to change display resolutions – This function is only available in the Live environment, especially for virtual machine installs.
  • The button Update mirrors now ships with a check if reflector-simple is installed.
  • Two link buttons that each brings the user to the Arch repo page or the AUR page to browse for packages.
  • An Archlinux ARM button link.
  • Buttons that adds our DE specific wallpaper by default, so no more pop-up that asks for permission anymore.
  • A new button to select one of our wallpapers. (This function will receive an update to select community made wallpapers in the near future)
  • Various bugfixes

Installation

The installation process received some major updates:

  • The new archiso is implemented
  • Keychain server bug is fixed
  • Nvidia-installer has been updated to the latest Nvidia updates and changes. It also received some small bugfixes.
  • Gnome software will not be installed by default on Gnome and Budgie, it brought too much confusion with new users thinking it was our software centre.
  • Discover will not be installed by default on Plasma for the same reason as above.
  • eos-update-notifier doesn’t show Arch news by default anymore, it was causing a lot of confusion with new users who received outdated manual interventions. It also received a bugfix in showing AUR updates.
  • eos-update-notifier has a redesigned scheduler which now can be set to hourly, daily, weekly and monthly with a GUI.
  • Bugfix for people who enabled auto login not able to get into the DE.
  • Deepin autologin is also fixed
  • Calamares has some new slides

i3-WM

  • The panel now has clickable areas for browser, terminal and file manager to make it more newbie-friendly.
  • Keybindings hint button now uses xed.
  • Block button for an email client has been added, ready for the user to configure it to the email client of their choice.

This release is shipping with new wallpapers, existing users can get them with the wallpaper buttons on the Welcome app.

Deepin

Deepin V.20 has been reported with some bugs and improvements are being uploaded on regular bases. At this moment we recommend to install Deepin as a secondary DE for testing purposes. All the other DE choices are very suitable as a primary DE.

As a reminder to Nvidia card users, our nvidia-installer is installed by default after install. You only have to follow our wiki for instructions, the link is provided in our Welcome menu.

When you’ve discovered a bug in this community development release you can report them over here, your experiences will help us perfect the installer on its journey to the stable version.

You can download over here:

Alternative direct download, especially for EU users but it has been reported to work well in the US and Canada also.

Check the ISO file before using it:

To check the ISO file with the sha512:

sha512sum -c endeavouros-2020.09.20-x86_64.iso.sha512

To check the ISO file with gpg signature download the sig file:

import our key and verify:

gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys CB23504F

gpg --verify endeavouros-2020.09.20-x86_64.iso.sig

Key details:

EndeavourOS <info{at}endeavouros.com>

Key-ID: CB23504F

Type: RSA

Key-length: 2048

Fingerprint: 497A F50C 92AD 2384 C56E 1ACA 003D B8B0 CB23 504F

For those who are interested and even help us by giving us feedback, you can read in our source code over here:

https://github.com/endeavouros-team

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