The ALDOS project is creating a systemd-free version of Fedora

Presented release of Mexican distribution ALDOS 1.4.18, offering a classic-style user environment designed for minimal resource consumption and the ability to work on low-power systems. The distribution is based on Fedora Linux technologies, but comes without the systemd system manager, instead of which Upstart is used to initialize and start services, Eudev is used to coordinate work with devices, and elogind is used to manage sessions. Size installation image 1.9 GB. The current branch of the ALDOS 1.4 distribution will be supported until the end of September 2029.

From features ALDOS also stands out for its use of the oldest supported branch of the Linux kernel – 4.19, which is chosen as the least bloated and resource-demanding. The Linux 5.4 kernel is also available for installation on new hardware. SELinux is disabled by default. The graphical environment is based on Xfce 4.18, but if desired, you can install MATE, KDE Plasma, LXQt and Lumina Desktop from the repositories. A full set of multimedia codecs is available out of the box, and the repository contains more than 35 thousand packages. By default, localizations are offered for Spanish, Catalan and English (support for other languages ​​can be installed from the repository).

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Among the software versions involved in the release of ALDOS 1.4.18: Glibc 2.27, LLVM 14.0.1, GCC 8.5, FFmpeg 6.0, Binutils 2.30, Python 3.9, Qt 5.15.13/6.2.7, GTK 3.24/4.10, Firefox 125, LibreOffice 7.3 , Minder 1.16.4, Celluloid 0.26, MPV 0.38, Audacious 4.3.1, Remin 1.4.35.

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