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First Descent OS 5.0 Alpha Is Ready for Testing, Based on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS

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After yesterday's report on the return of the Descent OS Linux operating system, which we recommend reading in full if you want to get up to speed on what's going on with the project, the first Alpha build of Descent OS 5.0 has now been released.

But first, a little background on the distribution, as it is an Ubuntu derivative built around the MATE desktop environment. Therefore, Descent OS 5.0 Alpha has been rebased on the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, which received its first Beta release just a few hours ago.

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