Linux + Windows : Robolinux 8.5 LTS Arrives With Stealth VM For Running Windows


robolinux 8.5 stealth vmShort Bytes: Robolinux is a unique Linux distribution that comes with a stealth VM for deep Windows integration. The latest release of this operating system i.e. Robolinux 8.5 LTS “Raptor” is now available for download. This release–featuring Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, and LXDE versions–comes with Steam for Linux client for seamless gaming.

There are many Linux distributions out there that claim to provide a seamless gaming experience like a Windows PC. Apart from gaming, Linux users often turn to Windows for performing some specific job or running an application that’s unavailable on Linux platform.

To solve this problem, Robolinux was created with a deep integration with Windows operating system. This Linux distribution tries to find a balance that’s very tricky.

The latest release of this operating system i.e. Robolinux 8.5 LTS “Raptor” is based on the latest Debian Linux repositories and available for download.

This release is available in Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, and LXDE versions. One of the biggest changes in Robolinux 8.5 LTS “Raptor” release comes in the form of a free OS installer that one can download from SourceForge.

Robolinux 8.5 LTS is built for gaming and running Windows applicationsrobolinux 8.5

Robolinux 8.5 is built by keeping the gaming community in mind and the latest release will impress Linux beginners and advanced users equally.

With the addition of Steam client for Linux, Robolinux serves the needs of those who are willing to play games on their Linux machine.

As I earlier talked about deep integration with Windows, Robolinux uses Stealth VMs and supports all native Windows programs. With the help of its one-click system, different Windows variations can be installed.

Robolinux 8.5 LTS promises to run any Windows program without any lag. Just know your hardware’s limits and install suitable Windows versions according to that.

When you are not using its Windows capabilities, Robolinux acts as a complete Linux distribution with multiple customization options.

Robolinux 8.5 LTS “Raptor” comes with lots of free software. If you are willing to remove the existing programs and replace them with other open source alternatives of your choice, Robolinux won’t trouble you.

Here’s a list of some major applications that come with Robolinux 8.5 LTS “Raptor”:

Invisible Internet Project (I2P), Tor Anonymous Browser, Tor Anonymous Chat, BleachBit, PGP eMail Encryption for Thunderbird, Clam AV, Keepass2, Privoxy, JonDo, Google Earth, Steam, Spotify, Kdenlive Video Editor, Plex Media Center, Sub Title Editor, Photo Filmstrip, Scribus, OpenShot, gThumb, Pinta, specto, Wireshark, Blender

If you are willing to know more about Robolinux 8.5 LTS, read the release announcement. To download the latest release, visit SourceForge.

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Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

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