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AlmaLinux 8 Live Media beta – now with KDE and XFCE

Jack Aboutboul


Hey all! Time flies. Just last week we announced AlmaLinux Live Media beta images available in 2 options: GNOME and GNOME Mini.

Since then, community members have requested other desktop environments as well and so we’ve worked hard over the past few days to build KDE and XFCE Live Media Images and we are happy to announce those today.

You can now grab all of the Live Media images from:

Here’s the GitHub repository with build scripts and configuration files:

Our Live Media SIG is really active and awesome. If you’d like to learn more about the Live Media SIG and how to help and contribute, visit the AlmaLinux Wiki:

AlmaLinux would like to thank our awesome Cloud SIG and Live Media SIG community member Bala Raman for the outstanding work and contribution. We would also like to thank community members Scott Dowdle and Neal Gompa for contributing their time, experience and knowledge to the Live Media effort.

Your contributions, feedback and bug reports help us improve AlmaLinux. Please join us on the AlmaLinux Community Chat and SIG/LiveMedia channel for any help and assistance. You can also reach out to us on Twitter, Reddit and The AlmaLinux Live Media Forum.