New install medium 2016.07.27

Dual architecture (i686 and x86_64):

  • Main ISO - Live ISO image for installation and recovery.
  • MATE desktop ISO - Live ISO image for installation and recovery (with MATE Desktop Environment).
  • TalkingParabola ISO - Live ISO image for installation and recovery (adapted for blind and visually impaired users).


  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Fixed read and write permissions in $HOME folder. [0] [1] [2]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added instant messaging and video calling applications such as mate-extra, linphone, qtox. [3]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added octopi-cachecleaner, octopi-notifier and octopi-repoeditor since it is needed for octopi that is our powerful Pacman frontend by default. [4]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added lightdm as default display manager. [5]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added sudo by default to allow members of group wheel to execute any command. [6] [7]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added grub2-theme-gnuaxiom as Parabola theme for GRUB. [8] [9]
  • [Mate desktop ISO]: Added compressor and archiver applications such as p7zip, unar, unzip and zip. [10]
  • Removed cargo and rust from the blacklist since its trademarks are different than Firefox and seems nothing in them in contradiction with FSDG. [11]
  • Added foomatic-db-nonfree-ppds to the blacklist since it is clearly non-Free. [12]

Download information can be found here.