AV Linux to Drop 32-Bit Support, Focus Its Development on Debian 10 “Buster”

The developers of the Debian-based AV Linux multimedia oriented GNU/Linux distribution have released a new version and announced some major upcoming changes in the development of the project.

AV Linux is currently based on the stable Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” operating system series and features support for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, but AV Linux 2019.4.10 appears to be the last release with these features as the devs decided it’s time for a change.

They announced that the next major release of AV Linux will be based on the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” (currently developed under the Debian Testing umbrella), and that it will drop support for 32-bit installations. However, most probably current 32-bit installations will still be supported.

“This release is basically an update of the ISO that fixes a couple of annoying bugs from the 2018.6.25 release with some notable updates … (read more)

from Softpedia News / Linux https://news.softpedia.com/news/av-linux-to-drop-32-bit-support-focus-its-development-on-debian-10-buster-525631.shtml

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