The Ubuntu base is now at 15.10
All apps are updated to their latest versions on release
Upgrade to 16.04
Now it's possible to upgrade your system to Ubuntu LTS with only a small bit of user interaction. Just run 'Upgrade to 16.04'* in your Apps Menu and then allow '/bin/sh' to run as Superuser and then when prompted, just hit 'y' on your keyboard then enter each time, and then feren OS will do the rest to upgrade itself to the latest Ubuntu LTS. You just need a fully installed OS and WiFi and your ready to go.
*Does not work in RC1
Thanks to the effort taken in each package by each maker of these packages included in the OS, feren OS 2016.1 is a pretty much Stable OS (even at RC), and it even has a very easy to use upgrader for upgrading feren OS 2016.1 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS base for feren OS 2016.1...
Themer reaches version 2016 with a revamped new look firstly seen in the feren OS 2015.3 Sneak Peek Screenshot. This includes an adapting panel on the top and right that changes to the current theme's selection colour as well as a new section, "Popular Flat Themes" and "Windows 10".
New themes/icon sets
As well as the Themer update, feren OS includes NEW Themes to choose from including Windows 10 Themes, CinnXP and Windows 7 Themes...
Wine Is Not an Emulator is a program capable of converting Windows signals to Unix ones, or in English language, let's you run Windows Applications from their exe(s) inside of Linux and/or Mac OS X; we tried installing WINE 1.9, but it wouldn't install it due to "Dependency Issues".
To make Themer seem like a working app to the Beginners, we've patched some holes (aka: Missing theme parts) with Symlinks, a Mac OS Theme and for Windows 10/8 icons, downloaded off of WiFi by default on the first login.
Linux Kernel 4.0
Linux 4.2 is a new update to Linux pre-installed with Ubuntu 15.10 including new features such as:
WPS Office 2016
WPS Office 2016 is the newest installment to the Project attempting to make the best Office alternative for Linux with every feature fully free and also a new Theme used by default (which is light theme coloured) as well as the option of the older themes...
We've added new wallpapers taken directly off of Unsplash to feren OS 2016.1 to give your desktop that extra beauty when you change your wallpaper to one of the pre-installed wallpaper options.
Note: If you really need Secure Boot, you will need to use rEFInd and sign the kernel with a MOK).
Watching Flash DRM content
To watch videos from a video/replay/VOD website using Flash with DRM, please follow this tutorial: http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2028
DVD Playback with VLC
If VLC does not find your DVD player, click on Media->Open Disc, and specify '/dev/sr0' as the disc device.
Issues with KDE apps
If you're experiencing issues with KDE apps (Okular, Gwenview, KStars..etc) run the following command:
apt install kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-data kdelibs5-plugins
Ubuntu Release Notes
Since feren OS 2016.1 is based off of Ubuntu 15.10, you may want to read Ubuntu 15.10's Release Notes found on here.
It's great making something for the community that might become quite big and remain for a very long time to continue serving the community and helping Linux as a result.