OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 released

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OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 released

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Official announcement: ... is-out-now
The release includes:
— Kernel 5.5.0
— Qt Framework 5.14.1
— KDE Plasma Desktop 5.17.5, KDE Frameworks 5.66.0, KDE Applications 19.12.1
— LLVM/clang 9.0.1
— systemd 244
— Java 13
— Calamares 3.2.17
— LibreOffice
— Falkon 3.1.0
— Krita 4.2.8
— Kdenlive 19.12.1
— SMPlayer 19.10.2
— DigiKam 7.0.0
— SimpleScreenRecorder 0.3.11
— NX Firewall (replaces firewall-config)

New OpenMandriva brand-name applications entered the ISO packages list:
— Desktop Presets (om-feeling-like)
Tool to customize the appearance of your OpenMandriva Plasma desktop to look and feel similar to other systems you may be used to
— Update Configuration (om-update-config)
Tool for configuring automatic updates

Also available in the repositories:
— OpenMandriva clang compiled kernel, named kernel-release-clang. User can install same version of kernel-release and kernel-release-clang for comparison
— Firefox 72.0.2
— Chromium browser 79.0.3945.130
— Virtualbox 6.1.2
— Thunderbird 68.4.1
— Gimp 2.10.14
— Zypper as alternative package manager
— Alternative desktops available for testing

OMLx 4.1 now supports package compression in zstd instead of .xz. Ffmpeg supports av1 decoding via dav1d and nvdec/nvenc for NVIDIA gpu. And chromium now includes VAAPI (hardware decoding video h264 / vp9) support.

Also available a version specifically for current AMD processors (Ryzen, ThreadRipper, EPYC) that outperforms the generic version by taking advantage of new features in those processors.
ciauu ciauu, ruru

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