If you are thinking to switch your operating system, Zorin OS 15.2 is one of the best Linux based distros available. Since the release of Zorin OS 15 series, it has received over 900,000 downloads, increasing from 550,000 after first point release.
Continuing the enhancements in the successful series, the Zorin team has come up with a new point version Zorin OS 15.2. The latest release improves Zorin’s internal modules and software to make it faster and more secure.
What’s New In The New Zorin Operating System?
The previous release Zorin OS 15.1 was mainly focussed on improving the desktop experience such as auto theme and new Sans Forgetica font.
Claiming to be the most secure version of Zorin OS ever, v15.2 is based on the Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Hence, it features Linux kernel 5.3 and new hardware devices support for IBM, Intel, and AMD graphics chipsets.
Since Ubuntu 18.04.4 includes the latest hardware enablement stack, OS 15.2 provides support for AMD Navi GPUs, Intel 10th generation processors, newer MacBooks, and MacBook Pro keyboards and touchpads.
Among the software updates, Zorin OS 15.2 updates the pre-installed packages to its new versions such as LibreOffice and the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
How To Install The New Zorin OS?
Zorin OS 15.2 is now available to download, via the Zorin OS website. As always, Zorin OS is available in a paid ‘Ultimate’ version and a ‘Core’ free version.
If you’ve previously purchased Zorin OS 15 Ultimate you can download a copy of Zorin OS 15.2 Ultimate using the download link shared in your original purchase email.
You don’t need to download anything if you already run Zorin OS 15.
As with Ubuntu point releases, if you already run Zorin OS 15 (or the 15.1 release) you do not need to download this new ISO and reinstall your system.
Existing users get all of the updates mentioned here as regular software updates. So, if you haven’t done so for a while, run an update check and install any/all updates that are listed.