Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Released – Powered by Kernel 4.10

The Research & Development department of Bodhi Linux has released the new Bodhi Linux 4.2.0. This version is released after four months of last release. This new product is not the featured release , if you are already using a Bodi Linux then you do not need to reinstall the OS. Bodhi 4.2.0 is powered by Kernel 4.10. By default it has installed Swami Control panel.

Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 – An extension of Bodhi  4.1.0

If you came on our website for the first time , then you should know that we are publishing article regarding Linux distros frequently. There are so many Linux distributions available in the world. We write about almost all of them. This distros is used for Light wieght systems. You can say it is not a memory intensive OS.
Bodhi Linux is one of the Light weight OS used by linux users. The latest version of this OS is 4.2.0 which is released recently. The previous version of Bodhi Linux i.e. 4.1.0 is the stable release for Bodhi 4.2.0.

Bodhi Minimum System Requirements

The Bodhi Linux as told above is not a Feature rich version, so there is no reason to upgrade your computer with this new version. This release is powered by the Kernel 4.10 which keeps the current ISO up to date.
With this OS , Swami Control is also installed by default. This is the first release where 32 bit PAE discs is left. 32 bit machines are still supported but you need to use the legit ISO image.

Bodhi Linux Install – Moksha Desktop Review

If you are an existing user, going to update the system, then you will be already having the updates in your system. Users can also install latest kernels and install Swami using the package manager.
If you are going to install this new release of Bodhi Linux then you can do it by visiting the link.

Selecting the Correct ISO Image for Bodhi Linux 4.2.0

Bodhi offers three types of Images for Installation.

  1. Standard
  2. AppPack
  3. Legacy


This standard installation is done on Desktop & Workstation which are more rthan 10 years old. If your Processor is capable of 64-bit OS , you should be using this image for Installation.


This is a 32 bit release. This ISO exploits the older 3.2 kernel that is optimized for old hardware. This kernel does not includes the PAE extension that do not support the older systems. If your PC do not supports 64 bit operating system then this is best for you.


The standard release featured the minimal installation which allows the user to add exactly those features that they want to add. The current default application set for the standard release.

  • Terminology Terminal Emulator
  • Midori Web Browser
  • PCManFM File Manager
  • ePad Text Editor
  • ePhoto Image Viewer
  • eepDater Update Manager
  • ePulse Audio Settings
  • Swami System Panel

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