Author Topic: Vector Linux 7.1 LIGHT relased.  (Read 26287 times)


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Vector Linux 7.1 LIGHT relased.
« on: July 26, 2015, 11:17:04 am »
Vector Linux Light 7.1 is released and available for download. A big "Thank You!" goes out to all the contributors and testers who helped make this possible.

The "lightness" of this version is relative to our Standard version, and is achieved by using the lightweight IceWM window manager in place of the XFCE desktop environment. You may also choose barebone X-windows with just TWM. Otherwise, the base system and installation experience is the same as Standard.

IceWM is old school. It uses a manual approach, much like a stick shift instead of an automatic transmission. It doesn't change unless you tell it to. Configuration is managed by editing plain text files. To make things easier and get you started, some of the most common tweaks are also scripted and controllable by a GUI app.

Target audience consists of those who like and prefer IceWM, owners of older computers, and users who want a minimal, yet functional, starting point for their own creation.

Minimum recommended hardware: an Intel Core class CPU, 1 GB of  RAM, and 10 GB of drive space.
Minimum required hardware: a pae-compatible CPU, 256 MB of RAM and 4 GB of hard drive space.

Download your copy here:
md5sum: ee5eb9ba422d8e12f30fdc5d9e725160
md5sum:  9f42ce494358bee20ab11d606b6f7850

Feedback is encouraged. Please voice your comments here:


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Re: Vector Linux 7.1 LIGHT relased.
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2015, 02:38:53 am »
This is a first Light made the front page of Distrewatch......................very good news...................thanks to all for your hard work especially my bro Nightflier!!!



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Re: Vector Linux 7.1 LIGHT relased.
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2015, 06:20:56 am »
Congratulations to Roy and Robert for a great release, thanks!
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