Netrunner 16.09 Desktop
Debian-based with Plasma 5.7.5

Upgrade Plasma, Frameworks, KDE Applications and Qt

Netrunner features its own backports channels, so anyone can decide if to stay on the installed versions or update to the backport repositories. The following is a small tutorial how to get the latest packages from the backports channels. These are the default versions that install with Netrunner Desktop 16.09: 1. Start Synaptic Package Manager […]


Netrunner Desktop 16.09 released

Today the Netrunner Desktop 16.09 – 64bit ISO has been released. Netrunner Desktop 16.09 “Avalon” is the full Desktop Version version based on the same stack as Netrunner Core. As both share the same underlying technology, it features the same KDE Plasma, Frameworks and KDE Application packages on Debian Stable. Here is an overview of […]

Netrunner 16.09 Core
Debian-based Minimal Installation

Netrunner Core 16.09 “Avalon”

After a one year period of extended testing, the Netrunner team is proud to release Netrunner 16.09 Core (“Avalon”). What is Netrunner CORE? Netrunner Core (like its upcoming big brother Netrunner Desktop) is based on Debian Stable with the latest Qt, Plasma, Framework and KDE Applications. CORE is the streamlined version of the upcoming full […]

Upgrade Script Netrunner 17 -> Ubuntu Xenial (16.04 LTS) base

These instructions upgrade Netrunner 17 to the Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS base. Please use at your own risk and make sure to make a backup of your personal data first before attempting the upgrade. On a btrfs partition it is highly recommend to create a snapshot of your current filesystem state. You can do so with the command […]


Ubuntu based Netrunner becomes Maui Linux

The Netrunner Team is happy to announce the immediate availability of “Maui Linux 1“. What is Maui? Maui will continue as the Ubuntu based version of the Netrunner desktop line. Maui as a new distro also marks the transition from Kubuntu to KDE Neon, which itself is based exclusively on the LTS base, with the […]