Neptune 5.2

Neptune is a KDE Plasma and Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution for desktop and multimedia usage. It includes a more recent kernel and drivers, custom packages while relying on Debian for remaining updates, Chrome as default web browser, for media Amarok, Gwenview, VLC and KDEnlive, for security Truecrypt and Wireshark.

Tags linux distribution kde debian
License Mixed
State stable

Recent Releases

5.211 May 2018 06:05 minor feature: nbsp;.. Updated Kernel to 4.16. Updated Plasma to 5.12.5. Updated KDE Applications to 18.04. Updated KDE Frameworks to 5.45. Updated Melt to 6.6. Added libktorrent 2.1 (enables torrent support in KGet). Updated Flatpak 0.11.3. Updated QtCurve to freeze when submenu opened in kfiledialog (grabbing all mouse and keyboard input without doing anything actually). Chromium 66. Libreoffice 6.0.4. Mesa 17.3.9. LibDRM 2.4.91. Enabled bfq i/o scheduler by default. ElementaryNeptune QtCurve theme now uses Glow effect for default buttons instead of corner. Disabled iscsid for faster live boot. Updated virtualbox-guest to support kernel 4.16. Added support for newer Intel GPU firmware (firmware-intel-gpus package). Updated Debian Stable base to state from 2018-05-09.
5.111 Apr 2018 06:25 minor feature: nbsp;.. neptune-faenza-icons-minimal. Add krita icon Add sublime-text icon. Add bootloader / grub-customizer icon. Add high resolution calibre icon. Add mpd / cantata icon. Add mpv icon. Add obs studio icon. Use gparted icon for partitionmanager. Add deja-dup icon. Edit backintime to use backintime/dejadup icon. Add darktable icon. Add telegram icon. Add signal icon. Update vlc icon. Add latte-dock icon. pavucontrol icon. Use krita icon for calligrakrita. calamares-neptune. Try installing more localization support. nbsp; nbsp;- hyphenation. nbsp; nbsp;- spellchecking. nbsp; nbsp;- thesaurus. e16. allow installing enlightenment in parallel. added enlightenment (e22) package (version 0.22.1). plasma-discover. Add patches. discover-kns--logic-for-adding-screenshots.patch. discover-simplify-kns-transaction.patch. discover-add-qt-xml.patch. discover-no-need-to-pass-extra-args.patch. discover-have-backends-provide-update-size.patch. improve-refresh-behavior.patch. discover-pull-to-refresh-app-list.patch. discover-refresh-discoverpage-on-f5.patch. put-refresh-action-in-updates-page.patch. better-set-values-when-view-is-not-refreshing.patch. updating-updates-page.patch. _updateAction_qt571.patch. _stuff.patch. more-cleanup.patch. remove_unused__message_actions_model.patch. add_refresh_button.patch. update_german_translation.patch. remove-unused-refresh-toolbutton.patch. search_on_enter_only.patch. knetworkmounter. unmount not working. window height. KDE Frameworks 5.44. Thunderbird 52.7. KDE Connect 1.3.0. Samba 4.5.12. Removed non working snapshot-manager. Updated Debian Stable base to state from 2018-04-10.
5.011 Mar 2018 03:16 minor feature: Updated Debian Base 9.0 Stretch (+ Stretch Backports enabled by default). Linux Kernel 4.14.13. Plasma 5.12.3. KDE Frameworks 5.43. KDE Applications 17.12.3. VLC 2.2.7. Chromium 64. Thunderbird 52.6. Replaced Apper with Plasma Discover. Replaced GParted with KDE Partitionmanager. LibreOffice 6.0.2. Mesa 13.0.6. Replaced Veracrypt with zuluCrypt. Added Plasma-Vault. Replaced Neptune Installer with Calamares 3.2.0. Added grub-customizer. Added Inkscape 0.9.2. Audacity 2.1.2. Gimp 2.8.18. Amarok 2.9.0. Removed Zevenoshardwaremanager. Removed save-kde-config.sh from neptune-scripts. Updated neptune-sysctl-config to include swapout_early.sh amp; swapout_late.sh scripts. Added several Look amp; Feel Designs (United, Cupertine, Netrunner Blue-X, Netrunner Black-X, Neptune Classic, Neptune). Network-Manager 1.6.2. OpenJDK-8. Pulseaudio 10. Added quickusbformatter. Added isoimagewriter. FFmpeg 3.2.10. GCC 6.3.0. Python 3.5.3. Yakuake 3.0.2
4.5.407 Apr 2017 14:45 minor feature: Updated LTS Kernel 3.18.48. VLC 2.2.4. Chromium 57. Apper 0.9.2. Updated flashplayer. ffmpeg 0.8.20. Icedove 45.6. LibreOffice 4.3.3. Updated nbsp;Mesa 13.0.4. Updated libmtp 1.1.12 (Added support for Jolla C). Updated nbsp;phonon 4.9.0. Updated nbsp;phonon-backend-vlc 0.9.0. MySQL 5.5.54. OpenJDK 7u121. xserver-xorg-video-radeon 7.8.0. virtualbox-guest 5.1.4. f2fs-tools 1.7.0 (Added support for fsck and several ). udisks add support for f2fs. btrfs-progs 4.9.1 (many and improvements in terms of stability and lowmemory handling). New default repositories now using HTTPS. Encode FullHD resolution. Security for eject
4.5.302 Jan 2017 08:25 minor feature: Updated LTS Kernel 3.18.45. APT 1.0.9. Appstream 0.10. Apper 0.9.1. Updated flashplayer. Chromium 55. Icedove 45.5. Updated nbsp;Mesa 13.0.2. Updated libmtp 1.1.12. Updated printer-driver-escpr nbsp;1.4.1. Updated upower 0.99. Updated nbsp;xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1.0.13
4.5.203 Sep 2016 03:15 minor feature: Updated LTS Kernel 3.18.40. Pulseaudio by default (with custom configuration). Updated flashplayer. Chromium 52. Icedove 45. Updated xserver-xorg-video- intel,radeon,nouveau drivers. Updated firmware files. New default grub2 theme. Hedgewars 0.9.22. Updated kdelibs 4.14.22. Updated neptune-sysctl-config. Updated skanlite 1.0. Updated VirtualBox 4.3.36
4.529 Jan 2016 05:45 minor feature: Upgraded to Kernel 3.18.25 (with security vulnerability Patch for nbsp;CVE-2016-0728). Upgraded to libc6 2.19. xserver-xorg-core (activated glamor xv support. Mesa 10.5.9. Networkmanager 1.0.6. Systemd 227. Truecrypt replaced with Veracrypt. Python 2.7.9. Alsa 1.0.27. Packagekit downgraded to 0.7.6. Apper downgraded to 0.7.2. Intel 2.99.917. Plymouth 0.9. quickusbformatter. disk-manager. Icedove 38.5. Iceowl 38.5. libav (Buffer overflow on streams). Chromium 46. kipi-plugins 4.0. Digikam 4.0 (in repo). Phonon 4.8.3. Phonon Backend VLC 0.8.2. Phonon Backend Gstreamer 4.8.2 (in repo). KDEPIM Runtime 4.14.6 (with simple_conflict_handling_dav.diff ). openssh 6.7p1 (security ). bluray-support (repo). Updated to latest Adobe Flashplayer and PPAPI Flashplayer. Updated freshplayerplugin to nbsp;0.3.3+git20151114 (in repo). Added e16 and epplets aswell as e16-themes (in repo)
4.419 Jul 2015 12:25 minor feature: Updated hplip (better hp printer support). Updated kde-config-touchpad (more configuration options). Updated opus (faster encoding). New default exo2 font. Droid Sans Mono as terminal font. neptune-base 4.0.9.. bigger scrollbars. Added libreoffice.rc to gtk theme elementary. to fix scrollbar size too small. Set new default volume for knotifyrc. Add "Dolphin Root" as caption for right click action "open as root". Added konversationrc with Freenode (Neptune Support) server. Make kdesu and kdesudo work with roothere.desktop
4.228 Oct 2014 22:25 update: Kdenlive 0.9.10, neptune-installer uefi support, super user deactivatable,, linux-firmware updates, wireshark update 1.12, libreoffice update 4.3.2, kernel 3.16.3, btrfs-snapshot better detection of root partition, fixed bash vulnerability, Chromium now correctly chooses the localization of our homepage, apt fixes for apt-get source validation potential buffer overflow errors, rsyslog fixes for improper handling of invalid PRI values, Updated quickstarter guides to include notice about uefi support, updated names for recffmpeg, encode yavtd to be more clear what they do, Updated remaster-kit to support and create efi.img for efi boot (uses, xorriso now as backend), Updated guvcview in repository to fix issues with non clickable up/down buttons, Updated Chromium to version 37, Updated Icedove to version 24.8.1, Updated bash to version 4.2+dfsg-0.1+deb7u3, Added snapper for btrfs snapshots, Added save-kde-config.sh script to save restore plasma,qt,gtk theme and settings, Fixed unzip to work with umlaute in ark, lowmemory option is back with fluxbox wm, use bridge cursor theme now globally, added better error handling to zevenoshardwaremanager, updated qmmp to version 0.8.2 in repo, fglrx-driver 14.6 in repo, fixed dolphin builtin terminal crash in repo.