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Distribution Release: GeckoLinux 999.210517.0

Lun, 17/05/2021 - 20:47
GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. The project's latest rolling release snapshot carries the version number 999.210517.0 and features a number of new features. Btrfs is now used as the default filesystem, zRAM....

BSD Release: NetBSD 9.2

Lun, 17/05/2021 - 16:06
NetBSD is a free, secure, and highly portable UNIX-like Open Source operating system available for many platforms, from 64-bit AlphaServers and desktop systems to handheld and embedded devices. The project's latest release is NetBSD 9.2 which introduces a number of networking fixes as well as ZFS stability improvements....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 917

Lun, 17/05/2021 - 02:18
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 34News: Haiku developing RISC-V port, NetBSD getting polished audio mixer, Fedora dropping remote root password authentication from installer, Vine Linux changes release cycleQuestions and answers: Providing a distro mirrorReleased last week: Bodhi Linux 6.0.0, NomadBSD 130R-20210508, UBports 16.04 OTA-17Torrent corner: ArcoLinux,....

BSD Release: NomadBSD 130R-20210508

Gio, 13/05/2021 - 03:43
A new stable version of NomadBSD has been released. NomadBSD is a persistent live system for USB Flash drives, based on FreeBSD. It features automatic hardware detection and setup and it is configured to be used as a desktop system (with Openbox as the default window manager). The....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-17

Mer, 12/05/2021 - 21:17
UBports is a community-developed fork of Canonical's Ubuntu Touch operating system for mobile devices. The project's latest release is 16.04 OTA-17 which introduces new device support, camera fixes across multiple devices, and an update to the Mir display software. "Ubuntu Touch now has support for NFC hardware in....

Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2021_05_12

Mer, 12/05/2021 - 19:00
Parted Magic is a small live CD/USB/PXE with its elemental purpose being to partition hard drives. Although GParted and Parted are the main programs, the CD/USB also offers other applications, such as Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue. The project's latest release, version 2021_05_12, is the....

Distribution Release: Bodhi Linux 6.0.0

Mer, 12/05/2021 - 16:17
Bodhi Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution which combined Ubuntu's long-term support (LTS) release with the Moksha desktop, which is a fork of the Enlightenment user interface. "Today the Bodhi Team is pleased to announce the release of Bodhi Linux 6.0. Bodhi 6.0 is built on the Ubuntu 20.04.2....

Distribution Release: Guix System 1.3.0

Mer, 12/05/2021 - 10:25
Ludovic Courtès has announced the release of Guix System 1.3.0, an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system developed by the GNU Project which respects the freedom of computer users. It uses a recent Linux-libre kernel and a custom package management tool called Guix. Version 1.3.0 introduces experimental....

BSD Release: DragonFly BSD 6.0.0

Lun, 10/05/2021 - 18:29
Justin Sherrill has announced the release of a new version of DragonFly BSD. The latest version, DragonFly BSD 6.0.0, focuses on filesystem improvements, including work done to the advanced HAMMER2 filesystem. "DragonFly version 6.0 is the next step from the 5.8 release series in 2020. This version has....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 916

Lun, 10/05/2021 - 02:22
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: JingOS 0.8 and TribblixNews: Fedora introduces i3 spin, pfSense provides WireGuard packages, FreeBSD improves wireless supportQuestions and answers: Installing third-party software on distributionsReleased last week: GParted Live 1.3.0-1Torrent corner: Bluestar, GParted Live, IPFire, KDE neon, Mabox, Manjaro, Plamo, SalientOS, SparkyLinux, SystemRescueOpinion poll:....

Distribution Release: GParted Live 1.3.0-1

Mer, 05/05/2021 - 15:45
GParted Live is a business card-size live CD distribution with a single purpose - to provide tools for partitioning hard disks in an intuitive, graphical environment. The project's latest release, GParted Live 1.3.0-1, improves exFAT filesystem support, makes it possible to resize LUKS2 encrypted volumes, and fixes a....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 915

Lun, 03/05/2021 - 02:15
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 21.04News: Alpine considers own service manager, Fedora provides Silverblue upgrade instructions, Lubuntu 18.04 nears end of life, Mint changes Hypnotix provider and is included in Shells.com, Linus Torvalds discusses 30 years of LinuxQuestions and answers: The new Arch Linux system installerReleased....

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2021.04

Sab, 01/05/2021 - 20:20
OpenIndiana is a continuation of the OpenSolaris operating system. The project's latest release is 2021.04 which includes updates for key desktop applications, development tools, and hardware drivers. "We have updated firefox and Thunderbird to newer ESR versions (78.10.0 resp. 78.9.1). This was overdue and has been requested by....

Development Release: elementary OS 6.0 Beta

Sab, 01/05/2021 - 19:08
elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution. Some of its more interesting features include a custom desktop environment called Pantheon and many custom applications. The developers have published a new beta snapshot which previews features coming to elementary OS 6.0. There are many changes in the works, including....

Development Release: Rocky Linux 8.3 RC1

Sab, 01/05/2021 - 16:20
Rocky Linux, a new Linux distribution built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is the latest option available to all the disenchanted CentOS users whose preferred distribution was abruptly terminated in December 2020. Lead by CentOS founder Gregory Kurtzer, the project has announced its first....

BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.9

Sab, 01/05/2021 - 05:31
Theo de Raadt has announced the release of OpenBSD 6.9, the latest of the regular bi-annual releases from the project that develops a multi-platform, security-oriented UNIX-like operating system. This is OpenBSD's 50th official release: "We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 6.9. This is our....

BSD Release: GhostBSD 21.04.27

Ven, 30/04/2021 - 10:40
Eric Turgeon has announced the release of GhostBSD 21.04.27, the latest version of the project's desktop operating system based on FreeBSD, with MATE as the default desktop. This release updates the base system to FreeBSD 13.0: "I am happy to announce the availability of the new ISO image,....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 21

Mer, 28/04/2021 - 18:54
Calculate Linux is a Gentoo-based distribution which provides customized editions for a variety of tasks. There are several desktop flavours, a server edition, and there is now reportedly an edition for running Steam games in containers. The new Calculate Linux 21 version ships with the Btr filesystem as....

Development Release: openSUSE 15.3 RC

Mer, 28/04/2021 - 15:52
The openSUSE team have announced the availability of a release candidate for openSUSE 15.3 "Leap". The project's new development snapshot includes KDE Plasma 5.18, GNOME 3.34, and Xfce 4.16. "Desktop environments for the release include KDE's Long-Term-Support version of Plasma 5.18, GNOME 3.34 and Xfce 4.16. Packages for....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2021.04

Mar, 27/04/2021 - 21:07
KaOS is a rolling release distribution which is focused on providing one polished desktop (KDE Plasma) on one CPU architecture (x86_64). The distribution has published a new snapshot, 2021.04, which revamps the KaOS Community Packages utility (kcp). The Calamares system installer has been updated along with some changes....