site  contact  subhomenews

EasyOS Kirkstone-series version 5.2.3 released

April 30, 2023 — BarryK

Easy 5.2.2 was released on April 15, see announcement:

The biggest news item for 5.2.3 is the rationalization of the "apps" and "setup" desktop icons. They launch simple and more specific-purpose GUIs. This is what they look like on the desktop:


Click on "apps" icon:


Blog post explaining EasyApps:

Click on "setup" icon:


Blog post explaining EasySetup:

Also, EasyJWM is a simplification of JWMDesk, see blog post:

To read about other changes in 5.2.3, see the release notes:

Download link:

There is a faster download if you live in Europe, courtesy of NLUUG:

And of course if you already have Easy running, just click the "update" icon. Update from 5.2.2 to 5.2.3 is just 6.4MB.

And if you are a newbie to Easy and don't know how to write a drive-image file to a drive, here is a good place to start reading:

Feedback is welcome in the EasyOS section of the Puppy Linux forum:

Have fun!

EDIT 2023-05-01:
Buglet fix required if update from an earlier version:      

Tags: easy