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BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.4

1 ora 30 min fa
OpenBSD is a security-focused operating system with a design that emphasises correct code and accurate documentation. The project has released OpenBSD 6.4 which includes many driver improvements, a feature which allows OpenSSH's configuration files to use service names instead of port numbers, and the Clang compiler will now....

Distribution Release: elementary OS 5.0

Mar, 16/10/2018 - 21:12
elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution which features the Pantheon desktop environment and a custom application store. The project's latest stable release is elementary OS 5.0 "Juno". There are several new improvements to the desktop, file manager and software centre in the new version: "We're happy to debut....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.21 Core 124

Lun, 15/10/2018 - 18:45
IPFire is a Linux distribution for firewalls which offers a range of security tools and is designed to be easy to set up. The distribution's developers have released IPFire 2.21 Core Update 124 that features kernel and network hardening for improved security. "We have updated the Linux kernel....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 785

Lun, 15/10/2018 - 02:13
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Reborn OS 2018.09.09 and Nitrux 1.0.15News: feren OS experiments with Plasma edition, Linux kernel patch may offer 20% power savings, Linux-based firmwareQuestions and answers: Reasons to try BSD, swapping hard drivesReleased last week: Proxmox 5.1 "Mail Gateway", UBports 16.04 OTA-5, MidnightBSD 1.0Torrent....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.10

Dom, 14/10/2018 - 17:07
KaOS is a rolling-release, desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment. The project's newest snapshot, KaOS 2018.10, features KDE Plasma 5.14.0 and offers improvements to Croeso, a welcome screen that helps customise the operating system when the user first logs in. "Plasma....

BSD Release: MidnightBSD 1.0

Sab, 13/10/2018 - 01:44
Lucas Holt has announced the availability of MidnightBSD 1.0, a new stable release of the project's FreeBSD-derived operating system with a goal to create an easy-to-use desktop environment with graphical ports management and system configuration: "I'm happy to announce the availability of MidnightBSD 1.0 for amd64 and i386.....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-5

Ven, 12/10/2018 - 21:47
The UBports project maintains a community-developed continuation of Canonical's Ubuntu Touch operating system for mobile devices. The UBports team has published a new update, based on Ubuntu 16.04. The new release, UBports 16.04 OTA-5, includes several bug and stability improvements. The update also features a new web browser.....

Distribution Release: Proxmox 5.1 "Mail Gateway"

Mar, 09/10/2018 - 17:37
Proxmox is a commercial company which offers specialized products based on Debian. The company recently launched Proxmox Mail Gateway version 5.1 based on Debian 9 "Stretch". "Proxmox Mail Gateway 5.1 comes with Debian security updates, new features, bug fixes, and GUI improvements: The new Transport Layer Security (TLS)....

Development Release: VyOS 1.2.0 RC1

Mar, 09/10/2018 - 07:44
Daniil Baturin has announced the availability of the first release candidate for VyOS 1.2.0, a Debian-based distribution for firewalls and routers launched in 2013 as a fork of the abandoned Vyatta distribution. The new version is still based on Debian 8 "Jessie" and is available for 64-bit systems....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 784

Lun, 08/10/2018 - 02:10
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Hamara 2.1News: Fedora testers talk about proposed suspend behaviour, UBports gains VoIP app, Debian's roadmap to BusterQuestions and answers: Improving manual pages, advantages of Flatpak/SnapReleased last week: Linux Kodachi 4.0, antiX 17.2, Mageia 6.1, NixOS 18.09Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Antergos, antiX, Archman, Artix,....

Distribution Release: Emmabuntus 9-1.03

Lun, 08/10/2018 - 01:02
Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution designed to be user friendly and to work well on older computers. The distribution's latest release, Emmabuntus 9-1.03, is based on Debian 9. The new version includes Flatpak support, a Steam installation script (for the 64-bit build) and several fixes. The release....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 18

Dom, 07/10/2018 - 15:07
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 18, a major update of the project's Gentoo-based, rolling-release distribution set available for both x86_64 and i686 systems, in several desktop variants. This release features the very latest 4.18 Linux kernel and the much improved Calculate utilities and installation....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 18.10

Dom, 07/10/2018 - 02:33
ExTiX is an Ubuntu-based distribution which replaces the default GNOME desktop with LXQt and makes further interface and kernel customizations. The project's latest release, ExTiX 18.10, is based on the development release of Ubuntu 18.10. "ExTiX 18.10 LXQt DVD 64-bit is based on Debian and the upcoming Ubuntu....

Distribution Release: NixOS 18.09

Sab, 06/10/2018 - 23:31
NixOS is an independently developed GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of system configuration management through the Nix package manager. The project has released a new version, NixOS 18.09, which carries the code name "Jellyfish" and will be supported through to April of 2019. "In addition....

Distribution Release: Mageia 6.1

Sab, 06/10/2018 - 04:05
Donald Stewart has announced the release of Mageia 6.1, an updated build of the desktop-oriented Linux distribution which was launched in 2010 as a fork of the defunct Mandriva Linux. The new version represents the accumulation of all software updates since the release of Mageia 6 some 15....

Distribution Release: antiX 17.2

Ven, 05/10/2018 - 19:35
antiX is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Debian. The antiX project has released a minor update, antiX 17.2, which includes various updates and bug fixes for the 17.x series. "antiX-17.2 (Helen Keller) released. This is primarily a point-release upgrade of antiX-17.1 (Heather Heyer) with a new L1TF/Foreshadow....

Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 4.0

Gio, 04/10/2018 - 15:40
Warith Al Maawali has announced the release of Linux Kodachi 4.0, a new version of the Debian-based distribution and live DVD with focus on security, privacy and anonymity on the internet. This is the project's first release based on Debian 9 "Stretch"; besides the updated base system, the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 783

Lun, 01/10/2018 - 02:13
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Quirky 8.6News: Ubuntu plans extended support for 14.04, Linux Mint works on performance improvements, Lubuntu switches to LXQtQuestions and answers: Dual booting Linux and FreeBSDReleased last week: pfSense 2.4.4, KDE neon 20180925, Robolinux 10.1Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Archman, Bluestar, Haiku, HardenedBSD, Nitrux, pfSense,....

Development Release: Haiku R1 Beta 1

Sab, 29/09/2018 - 05:19
It took the developers nearly six years to move from alpha 4 to beta 1, but it's finally here - Haiku R1/beta1 has been released. Haiku is a free and open-source general-purpose operating system inspired by the defunct BeOS. The most notable change in this release is the....

Development Release: Ubuntu 18.10 Beta

Ven, 28/09/2018 - 03:55
Adam Conrad has announced that the beta build of the upcoming Ubuntu 18.10 release, code-named "Cosmic Cuttlefish", is now ready for testing; this includes all the participating sub-projects - Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu: "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce....