Magic Linux

Last Updated on: 5th November 2023, 12:30 pm

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Origin: China
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: KDE, LXQt
Architecture: x86
Based on: Fedora
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 4.0 | May 26, 2018

Magic Linux – a Chinese community distribution which uses the RPM package management system and which is optimised for the i686 processor architecture.

The Magic Linux 4.0 virtualization platform has officially supported the local system of the CALIS institutional knowledge base, and can provide the local version of the institutional knowledge base for colleges and universities. The MagicLinux 4.0 virtualization platform version is a modified version from version 3.0.5, which belongs to Wuchang Shouyi College The work of the Linux research group has undergone painful maintenance and improvement for a long time, and the speed, display, function, and development environment have been greatly improved compared to the past.

The desktop style of 4.0 has been improved to be lightweight and built with LXQt. At present, the R&D team is developing new Desktop and Launcher based on Qt. The main effort and focus of the new version of MGC4 are lightweight, simple and easy to use. Pay attention to the construction of software ecological environment. Part of the source code of the system is taken from CentOS and DSpace, and other source code is based on Magic Linux’s accumulated experience over the years, using the new Systemd startup mode, and currently supports private cloud platform operation, 64-bit architecture, flexible deployment support, including development environment, desktop applications, office software, multimedia playback and design, fonts, drivers, etc.

The 4.0 project has started research on virtualization support and operation since the end of 2017. The kernel has always maintained the latest longterm branch and has good support for new hardware.

Magic Linux 2.1 was released December 15, 2008. Magic Linux 3.0.5 was released July 14, 2014. Magic Linux 4.0 was released May 26, 2018.

The live ISO user: root; password: toor

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