Zorin OS 15.3 is the new version of one of the GNU / Linux distributions that we like the most, thinking about the search for alternatives to Windows 10, to the purchase of a Mac or to the update of computers with Windows 7, a highly recommended extreme considering that the system has no technical service.
Zorin OS 15.3 is a minor update over the previous version that our teammates introduced to us six months ago. very linux and that he has already refined the distribution, updated the Linux kernel and the applications that it included by default.
The new version goes along that line. It uses the Linux kernel version 5.4, the same one used by Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Multiple applications have been updated to the latest versions, highlighting LibreOffice 6.4.6, the largest alternative in local office suites to Microsoft Office.
The developers comment that in addition to software they have optimized the version to offer performance and stability improvementsas well as adding support for the new 11th generation Intel “Tiger Lake” processors, new AMD APUs and other peripherals. “We have also included the latest security patches in all software so you can have peace of mind knowing that you are using the most secure version of Zorin OS”, they indicate.
Zorin OS 15.3 versions
Distribution is available in various versions to meet different needs, although the user experience is similar with all of them:
- Zorin OS 15.3 Core– The standard version for most modern users and computers.
- Zorin OS 15.3 Lite– Designed for low-hardware computers with Xfce desktop environment.
- Zorin OS 15.3 Education– Designed for use in schools with dedicated apps and learning tools.
- Zorin OS 15.3 Ultimate: the most complete version and with which you can support the developer.
Zorin OS is an open source development and all versions are available for download and use for free, except the «Ultimate» which is priced at 39 euros (single payment that with taxes in Spain costs 47.19 euros) and that is intended to help the developer maintain and improve the distribution.
Since Zorin OS 15 was first released in June 2019, it has been downloaded more than 1.7 million times. “More than 65% of these downloads come from proprietary platforms like Windows and macOS, reflecting our mission to bring the power of Linux to new people and grow the community for the benefit of all. We have been working ever since to make Zorin OS 15 even more powerful, accessible and easy to use with updates and timely releases »says the official announcement.
Recommended this Zorin (like other GNU / Linux distributions) whose main objective is host Windows users through a gradual and non-dramatic change, with a well-achieved visual adaptation and personalized tools so that personnel who access the free system feel at home. You can test it in “Live CD” format or run it in a virtual machine, in both cases without touching your main system. If you like it, you will have time to install it.