If you just want to donate to the project without purchasing any product you can donate here.

Your donations will be used for the following purposes
Finance the distribution
Pay for things like website maintenance
Purchase Equipment
Fund the work of developers

Why donate? Black Lab Linux is free of cost to download and funding is necessary to keep Black Lab Linux free to download as well as aid in costs of maintaining a distribution

How much should I donate? Anything you want to donate, the amount doesnt matter.

Monday, October 1, 2012

OS4 OpenDesktop 13 released

Today we are pleased to announce the arrival of the next generation of desktop operating systems, OS4 OpenDesktop 13.  With this release we bring a lot of new functionality and bug fixes to the OS4 family.  OS4 OpenDesktop 13 is the most capable Linux desktop featuring an easy to use interface and including a vast array of hardware support, wifi support along with all the  multimedia codecs, Blu Ray and DVD Playback. OS4 OpenDesktop 13 is the premier Linux distribution for the home or business user.  Our unprecedented commitment to cloud computing and internet technologies makes OS4 OpenDesktop 13 the best platform for consumption of cloud services.   

Some of the changes include

kernel 3.2.0-31
Google Chrome 22
The Gimp 2.8
Banshee 2.4.1
Evolution Groupware Suite 3.2.3
Shotwell 0.12.3
Nokia Maps
Likewise Active Directory Membership 6.1
OpenJava 7

Among many other changes.  We have also removed the buy screen from the initial login.

OS4 OpenDesktop 13 is freely downloadable from Ibiblio and is available in both a 32 bit and 64 bit release

OS4 OpenDesktop 13 64 Bit  md5sum
OS4 OpenDesktop 13 32 Bit md5sum

Download too slow?  Slow connection?  We have you covered, you can purchase OS4 OpenDesktop 13 from the OS4 Store for $45.00 and shipping is free.

If you would like to donate to the project to help out and help keep it afloat you can make a donation in any amount you want in the OS4 Store

Interested in sponsoring OS4?  Find out more information here