Sparky Linux 4.11 LXDE

Today we are looking at Sparky 4.11 LXDE.  It comes with the LXDE desktop environment which Lubuntu previously used, but it is no longer in development, the last release was two years ago but it is great to still have a supported Linux Distro which is using it.

The main feature, of this release, is that it changed the repository from Debian Stable to Old-Stable, so still, Debian 9 which tells me that they won't keep it going for long, but it will still be supported for 2 years, like Debian 9.

It uses about 300 MB of ram when idling and Linux Kernel 4.9 which is dated but playing with the distro, the apps can be a bit slow to open up the first time but perfectly workable and for old machines or any machine for which you want to use all the system resources for your work and the minimum for your system.  Enjoy!

Download Link:
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sparkylinux/sparkylinux-4.11-x86_64-lxde.iso

Release Notes:
https://sparkylinux.org/sparky-4-11/

Official Site:
https://sparkylinux.org/

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