Short News


OK to upgrade ROME again (read this!)

Monday 7 August 2023

It is OK to upgrade your ROME system now if you follow the recommended instructions.

Please read the forum article and related links.

View online : OK to upgrade ROME again (read this!)


ROME major upgrade expected

Monday 31 July 2023

ROME users attention please:

The process to copy cooker repositories to rolling (ROME) is going to start.
We suggest to not update the system or install software until it’s finished.

We’ll keep you informed when it will be the time to perform distro-sync again.
Stay tuned.

View online : ROME major upgrade expected


RESOLVED: Problem with OM Mirrors and workaround

Saturday 22 April 2023

The Mirrorbits manager was having a connection problem. This issue is now resolved. More details in the forum article.

View online : Problem with OM Mirrors and workaround


Warning: upcoming cooker breakage

Tuesday 11 April 2023

The Qt update that’s currently running will break KDE and LXQt until rebuilds are done (shouldn’t take more than a day or two).
But when the qt5-qtbase build is published, it’s better to hold off on updating cooker until related builds are done.


LXQt Desktop is back in ROME and Cooker

Monday 6 March 2023

An excellent choice for users with older hardware or users that want a lighter desktop.

View online : LXQt fix for task manager and desktop switcher. (Bug #2816)