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Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP4

5 ore 57 min fa
Raj Meel has announced the availability of the fourth service pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, the current legacy branch of the company's commercial, enterprise-class distribution with long-term support of over 10 years: "SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 4 is now generally available. Service Pack 4 marks....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.3-3

Mer, 12/12/2018 - 07:27
Stefan Gohmann has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.3-3, the latest update of the project's Debian-based distribution for servers with a web-based administration system: "Third point release for Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.3 is now available. It includes a number of important updates and....

BSD Release: FreeBSD 12.0

Mar, 11/12/2018 - 23:05
The FreeBSD team has announced the project's first release in its 12 series. FreeBSD 12.0 features a number of software updates, including OpenSSL 1.1.1, OpenSSH 7.8, and the Clang compiler has been updated to version 6.0.1. TRIM support has been improved for the UFS filesystem and the bhyve....

Distribution Release: Tails 3.11

Mar, 11/12/2018 - 20:33
A new version of Tails has been released. Tails is a Debian-based live distribution whose goal is to help its users to browse the Internet anonymously and to circumvent censorship. This version is a standard minor upgrade and bug-fix release: "Upgrades and changes: Add a confirm dialog between....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 793

Lun, 10/12/2018 - 01:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE Tumbleweed (2018)News: Debian struggles with usrmerge, Void provides technical tips, Hyperbola gets FSF approvalQuestions and answers: Finding and removing non-free packagesReleased last week: DragonFly BSD 5.4.0, Scientific Linux 7.6, CentOS 7-1810Torrent corner: Antergos, AUSTRUMI, CentOS, DragonFly BSD, ExTiX, FreeNAS, GuixSD, HardenedBSD,....

Development Release: Mageia 7 Beta 1

Sab, 08/12/2018 - 03:00
Donald Stewart has announced the availability of the initial beta release of Mageia 7, an upcoming major version from the project that forked the then defunct Mandriva Linux in late 2010: "Everyone at Mageia is very happy to get the first step towards Mageia 7. There is still....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-6

Ven, 07/12/2018 - 18:11
UBports is a community project which continues the development of Ubuntu Touch, a mobile operating system originally started by Canonical. The UBports team has announced the release of a new update, 16.04 OTA-6. The new version brings fixes and stability improvements, as well as several enhancements to the....

Distribution Release: Guix System Distribution 0.16.0

Gio, 06/12/2018 - 19:18
Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is a Linux-based, stateless operating system that is built around the GNU Guix package manager. The operating system provides advanced package management features such as transactional upgrades and roll-backs, reproducible build environments, unprivileged package management, and per-user profiles. The project's latest release is GuixSD....

Development Release: Linux Mint 19.1 Beta

Gio, 06/12/2018 - 15:13
The Linux Mint team has announced the availability a new development release, Linux Mint 19.1 Beta. The new snapshots - available in Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce editions - improve the speed of the Nemo file manager, the Update Manager has been adjusted to show alternative mainline kernel versions....

BSD Release: FreeNAS 11.2

Gio, 06/12/2018 - 05:04
Ladislav Sirovy has announced the release of FreeNAS 11.2, the latest stable version of the project's specialist FreeBSD-based operating system designed for computers providing Network-Attached Storage (NAS) services. The new release brings a completely redesigned web interface, among many other changes: "FreeNAS 11.2-RELEASE introduces a ton of new....

Distribution Release: Proxmox 5.3 "Virtual Environment"

Mar, 04/12/2018 - 17:32
Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux. The company's latest release is Proxmox 5.3 "Virtual Environment" which includes several improvements for storage and containers. "Proxmox VE 5.3 brings many improvements in storage management. Via the Disk management it is possible to easily add....

Distribution Release: CentOS 7-1810

Mar, 04/12/2018 - 09:50
Karanbir Singh has announced the release of CentOS 7-1810, the latest update in the CentOS 7 series, built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6: "We are pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 7 (1810) for the x86_64 architecture. Effective immediately, this....

Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 7.6

Mar, 04/12/2018 - 02:53
Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 7.6, a new update of the entereprise-class Linux distribution rebuilt from source packages provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux and sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, USA. The new release comes with several minor updates and a....

Development Release: MX Linux 18 Beta1

Lun, 03/12/2018 - 19:36
MX Linux is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Debian's Stable branch and is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. The project has released a new development snapshot, MX Linux 18 Beta1. "New and updated mx-apps: system-keyboard and system-locale options allow easy access....

BSD Release: DragonFly BSD 5.4.0

Lun, 03/12/2018 - 16:15
The DragonFly BSD project has announced a new version of their operating system. The new version, DragonFly BSD 5.4.0,includes a number of performance improvements, ships with version 8.0 of the GNU Compiler Collection, and HAMMER2 file system bug fixes. "Big-ticket items: Better support for asymmetric NUMA (Non-Uniform Memory....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 792

Lun, 03/12/2018 - 01:09
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: GhostBSD 18.10 - Changing the baseNews: DragonFly BSD improves wireless support, Fedora plans temporary pause in development, Fedora 27 reaches EOL, Redcore changes ports management tools, interview with GhostBSD founderQuestions and answers: When to use swap spaceReleased last week: Calculate Linux 18....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 27.0

Dom, 02/12/2018 - 05:07
4MLinux 27.0 has been released. 4MLinux is a project building a set of Linux distributions for desktops (with JWM, 32-bit only) and servers (with the complete LAMP stack, 64-bit). The new version comes with assorted improvements on the multimedia and gaming fronts: "The status of the 4MLinux 27.0....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-RC3

Sab, 01/12/2018 - 08:32
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the third release candidate for FreeBSD 12.0. Unless there are any unexpected showstopper bugs, this should be the last release candidate before the final release on 11th of December: "The third RC build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available.....

Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2018.12.01

Ven, 30/11/2018 - 12:14
A new version of BlackArch Linux, an Arch Linux-based distribution with a collection of over 2,800 penetration-testing and security tools, has been released: "Today we have released a new BlackArch Linux ISO and OVA images. Here is the changeLog: added more than 150 new tools; enabled wicd service....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 18 "LXQt"

Gio, 29/11/2018 - 10:15
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 18 "LXQt" edition, a new variant of the project's Gentoo-based set of distributions with LXQt as the default desktop: "We are happy to announce the release of a new Calculate Linux Desktop flavour, featuring the LXQt desktop and therefore....