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Trisquel: New cycle, what we achieved and what's to come.

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2015 was a year of quiet but continuous progress for the Trisquel project. With no major release scheduled for the period, we focused on improving the build system and server infrastructure, making the distro more reliable through quicker and more traceable updates. Our long time sysadmin Santiago Rodriguez took on the big task of taking the original build scripts that produce all our packages and fitting them into a continuous integration system and improved the build environment with pbuilder -for packages- and live-build -for images.

This year will bring us Trisquel 8, codename "Flidas". We have already started the development, aiming to produce the first testing images in a couple of months followed by a final release not long after the upstream distro (Ubuntu 16.04) is released in April. Editions will continue to include a main GTK-based desktop, a lighter environment and a Sugar based image, but we hope to extend that list with new additions. Stay tuned!

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