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Project News


Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r2a Released - February 20, 2012

After Raul r2 release, we started receiving live system X.Org start up issue reports from some of our community users. We started our investigation and the issue turned out to be a rare live file system corruption mainly effecting 64 bit machines with Intel graphic chips. This issue is now fixed and to avoid any confusions, we have deleted the old set of ISO files and they are now replaced by 3.7r2a set. Please use this new ISO files. The new set is also updated with the latest security patches and telnet package is also re-added. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r2 Released - February 11, 2012

The second and probably the last update release of Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 codename 'Raul' is available now. This version comes with several updated packages including GNU Iceweasel 10.0 and also merges all the published security and bug fix updates as of February 10, 2012. It is hard to believe that it has been seven years since we published our first public release. We have come a long way and hoping to be able to serve our user community as long as we can. Soon, we are starting to work on the next version of Parsix GNU/Linux which will be shipped with GNOME 3.x series and GNOME Shell extensions. Stay tuned. You can easily update your existing systems using APT. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1 Released - October 9, 2011

The first updated version of Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 codename 'Raul' is available now. This version comes with updated GTK+, Grisbi, GNU Iceweasel and Chromium browser packages. Also this release merges all the published security updates into a new set of ISO images. You can easily update your existing systems using APT. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

End of life notice for Parsix GNU/Linux 3.6 - September 8, 2011

Parsix GNU/Linux project is going to stop security and technical support for 3.6 series as of September 15, 2011. Parsix GNU/Linux Vinnie (3.6) software repositories will go offline on October 1st to make room for the upcoming release. Please upgrade all of your existing systems to Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 codename Raul.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 Core Edition Released - September 8, 2011

A special edition of Parsix GNU/Linux is available now. Parsix GNU/Linux Core edition is a stripped down version of Parsix GNU/Linux DVD that ships with text tools and no X server. This edition is suitable to be used for data recovery, partitioning tasks, fixing installed systems, building server systems, installing a custom system etc. Core edition ISO images are compiled using SquashFS 4.0 with LZMA compression and it ships with our standard Raul Linux 2.6.37.6 based kernel. As the size of ISO images are small, you can burn them on standard blank CDs.To download the ISO images, go to the home page. To submit your feedback, please visit here.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 Released - August 14, 2011

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 code name Raul. This version is built on top of rock solid Debian testing branch as of Feb 7, 2011 and brings tons of updated packages. We decided to ship GNOME 2.32 with this version and GNOME 3.0 is planned for Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0. Our brand new Linux 2.6.37.6 based kernel with improved configuration is patched using TuxOnIce 3.2 suspension/hibernation, Kon Kolivas's BFS and extra hardware support patches. For the first time we are including certain drivers from kernel's staging tree including the new experimental nouveau graphics diver for nVidia chips. Updated installer provides even simpler interface and enables installing Parsix on existing software RAID partitions. Some changes have been made to the default applications stack. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7-TEST-3 Released - July 17, 2011

Our last testing release of Parsix 3.7 is available now. This version merges all the published security and bug-fix updates ships with Iceweasel 5.0. Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 a.k.a Raul is built on top of rock solid Debian testing branch as of Feb 7, 2011 and brings tons of updated packages. We decided to ship GNOME 2.32 with this version and GNOME 3.0 is planned for Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0. The final release is planned for July 30 or 31st. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7-TEST-2 Released - June 19, 2011

Happy Father's Day! Our second testing release of Parsix 3.7 is out now. This version merges all the published security and bug-fix updates. Several packages have been upgraded to their newer versions, such as Evolution 2.32.3, GParted 0.8.1, Iceweasel 4.0.1, Chromium 11 and NetworkManager 0.8.4. Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 a.k.a Raul is built on top of rock solid Debian testing branch as of Feb 7, 2011 and brings tons of updated packages. We decided to ship GNOME 2.32 with this version and GNOME 3.0 is planned for Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0. We will follow this testing release with our classic three step development releases and are looking to release the final version in late June or early July. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7-TEST-1 Released - May 28, 2011

A new testing release of Parsix GNU/Linux is available now. This version is being released after few months of internal and community testing and development. Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7 a.k.a Raul is built on top of rock solid Debian testing branch as of Feb 7, 2011 and brings tons of updated packages. We decided to ship GNOME 2.32 with this version and GNOME 3.0 is planned for Parsix GNU/Linux 4.0. We will follow this testing release with our classic three step development releases and are looking to release the final version in late June or early July. To see more details about this release including major changes and updates, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page.

Parsix GNU/Linux 3.6r2 Released - April 2, 2011

Spring greetings from green hills of Santa Clarita, California! After revamping our website it is the right time to release the last maintenance update of 3.6 series a.k.a Vinnie. This release merges all the published security and technical fixes on the software repositories into a set of updated ISO images. As always, we support both 32 and 64 bit architectures. Also Chromium browser version 10 is available to be downloaded via software repositories. To see more details about this release, visit the release notes page. To download the ISO images, go to the home page. To keep you updated about our next version (3.7 a.k.a Raul), we are working to generate the first set of testing ISO images and they will be available soon.