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Bedrock Linux

Bedrock Linux is a meta Linux distribution which allows users to utilize features from other, typically mutually exclusive distributions. Essentially, users can mix-and-match components as desired. For example, one could have:

All at the same time, all working together like one, largely cohesive operating system.

A new video demonstrating such features as of the newly released Bedrock Linux 0.7 Poki is currently in development and will be listed here in the future.

Bedrock Linux beta channel available

2019-08-20

Bedrock Linux now offers a beta channel for those who are interested in helping to test upcoming updates and are willing to take the associated elevated risk. See the documentation here.

Future beta updates will not necessarily be announced.

Bedrock Linux 0.7.6 released

2019-05-11

A point update has been released for 0.7. To update to it, run brl update as root.

Bedrock Linux 0.7.5 released

2019-04-28

A point update has been released for 0.7. To update to it, run brl update as root.

This is a fix for an issue found 0.7.4's handling of sandboxed software whose local files do not map directly to those of any particular stratum. Most notably, this fixes crashes in Chromium.

Bedrock Linux 0.7.4 blocked

2019-04-28

The Bedrock Linux 0.7.4 update was found to cause Chromium to crash. The update has been temporarily pulled while the issue is being investigated.

There are no known security or data-loss concerns with any 0.7.X release at this time.

Bedrock Linux 0.7.4 released

2019-04-28

A point update has been released for 0.7. To update to it, run brl update as root. See the release notes here.

Bedrock Linux 0.7.3 released

2019-04-14

A point update has been released for 0.7. To update to it, run brl update as root. See the release notes here.

Bedrock Linux now listed on DistroWatch

2019-04-08

Bedrock Linux was submitted to DistroWatch on 2012-08-04, almost seven years ago. DistroWatch had (understandable) requirements Bedrock failed to meet until very recently. It is now listed here.

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