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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 998

Lun, 12/12/2022 - 02:13
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: OpenBSD 7.2News: Fedora 35 reaches end of life, Asahi Linux enables hardware acceleration on Apple's ARM machines, Manjaro disables proprietary codecs in MesaQuestions and answers: Install Linux without a user accountReleased last week: FreeBSD 12.4, Kali Linux 2022.4, deepin 20.8Torrent corner: Kali....

Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 22.12

Sab, 10/12/2022 - 16:43
The developers of Puppy Linux, a lightweight distribution which can be assembled to be compatible with a variety of parent distributions, have published a Slackware-based version of Puppy Linux. It is compatible with the Slackware Linux 15.0 and Salix software repositories. The release announcement shares key details: "S15Pup....

Distribution Release: deepin 20.8

Gio, 08/12/2022 - 16:30
The deepin project has published a new update to the distribution's 20.x series. The new version, 20.8 introduces a number of key package updates and includes a new application called Deepin Home. "In deepin 20.8, a new application, Deepin Home, is added; it breaks the 'information barrier' between....

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2022.4

Mar, 06/12/2022 - 21:34
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The Kali team have released Kali Linux 2022.4 which officially brings the distribution to the PinePhone along with several new utilities: "It would not be a Kali release if there were not any new....

Development Release: Linux Mint 21.1 Beta

Mar, 06/12/2022 - 16:31
The Linux Mint team have announced the launch of a development snapshot, Linux Mint 21.1 Beta, which previews new features and visual changes coming to the distribution. Some of the key adjustments involve making software management a smoother experience. "Flatpak support was added to the Update Manager. Flatpak....

BSD Release: FreeBSD 12.4

Mar, 06/12/2022 - 03:17
Glen Barber has announced the release of FreeBSD 12.4, the fourth update to the project's legacy 12.x branch: "The FreeBSD Release Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 12.4-RELEASE. This is the fifth release of the stable/12 branch. Some of the highlights: the ena(4) kernel....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 997

Lun, 05/12/2022 - 02:14
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: CachyOS 221023 and AgarimOSNews: openSUSE phasing out older 64-bit CPUs, openSUSE 15.3 nears its end of life, elementary OS team fixes delta updates, new features coming to Xfce 4.18Questions and answers: Working with filenames which contain special charactersReleased last week: Rocky Linux....

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2022.10

Dom, 04/12/2022 - 23:39
OpenIndiana is a continuation of the OpenSolaris operating system. The project's latest version is OpenIndiana 2022.10. The new release features a number of package changes, including upgrades to Perl and Python. The release announcement reads: "We have merged more than 2500 PR’s with fixes, updates and new packages....

BSD Release: NomadBSD 131R

Dom, 04/12/2022 - 22:23
NomadBSD is a 64-bit live system for USB flash drives, based on FreeBSD. The project's latest release is version 131R and the release announcement offers a list of new features: "The base system has been changed to FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE-p5. Except for i386, We now provide two images for....

Distribution Release: Gnoppix Linux 22.12

Dom, 04/12/2022 - 14:58
Andreas Mueller has announced the release of Gnoppix Linux 22.12, the latest stable build from a project that develops a Debian and Kali Linux-based distribution with GNOME as the default desktop. This is a "new generation" of the old Knoppix-based Gnoppix that was discontinued in 2006. The new....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 41.0

Dom, 04/12/2022 - 03:12
The independent 4MLinux distribution has published a new stable release. The new version, 4MLinux 41.0, offers a number of updates and new hardware support. A few new applications have been added to the distribution: "As always, the new major release has some new features. New applications available out....

Distribution Release: NixOS 22.11

Gio, 01/12/2022 - 14:28
NixOS is an independently developed GNU/Linux distribution that uses the advanced Nix package manager for software management and system configuration. The project's latest release is NixOS 22.11 "Raccoon". One of the key changes in this version is an adjustment in how account passwords are handled. The release announcement....

Distribution Release: EuroLinux 9.1

Mer, 30/11/2022 - 21:51
EuroLinux is an enterprise-class Linux distribution made and supported by the EuroLinux company, built mostly from code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The project's latest release is EuroLinux 9.1. The company's release announcement highlights new features: "On November 30, 2022, we released version 9.1 of the EuroLinux operating....

Distribution Release: Grml 2022.11

Mer, 30/11/2022 - 13:38
Michael Prokop has announced the release of Grml 2022.11, a new stable release of the Debian-based distribution with a focus on the needs of system administrators: "Grml new stable release 2022.11 available. This Grml release provides fresh software packages from Debian 'bookworm'. As usual it also incorporates current....

Distribution Release: Oracle Linux 9.1

Mer, 30/11/2022 - 01:48
Simon Coter has announced the availability of the first update in the Oracle Linux 9 series, a distribution built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.1 source code but featuring Oracle's (optional) "Unbreakable Linux Kernel (UEK)": "Oracle Linux 9 Update 1 for the 64-bit Intel and AMD....

Distribution Release: Proxmox 2.3 "Backup Server"

Mar, 29/11/2022 - 15:10
Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux. The company's latest release is Proxmox 2.3 "Backup Server" which is based on Debian 11 and includes ZFS support. The release announcement states: "We are pleased to announce version 2.3 of Proxmox Backup Server! It's based....

Distribution Release: Salix 15.0 "Live"

Mar, 29/11/2022 - 04:09
George Vlahavas has announced the release of Salix 15.0 "Live" edition, a live distribution based on Slackware Linux 15.0, featuring the Xfce desktop environment, and available for both x86_64 and i486 platforms: "After several rounds of extensive testing, we are proud to announce the release of Salix Live....

Distribution Release: Snal Linux 1.24

Lun, 28/11/2022 - 18:35
Snal Linux is a small Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. It features the i3 window manager and it includes the Firefox web browser, as well as a handful of network and filesystem utilities. The project's latest release, Snal Linux 1.24, introduces a few key changes: "Snal Linux....

Distribution Release: Rocky Linux 9.1

Lun, 28/11/2022 - 05:52
Rocky Linux 9.1, a distribution built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.1 and 100% compatible with its parent, has been released: "We are pleased to announce the general availability of Rocky Linux 9.1. This release is currently available for the x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 996

Lun, 28/11/2022 - 02:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Void 20221001News: Debian warns Anacron service may be disabled, Fedora tests new web-based installer, Redox OS runs on some real hardwareQuestions and answers: Remotely shutting down and complex aliasesReleased last week: Proxmox 7.3 "Virtual Environment", Alpine Linux 3.17.0, BlueOnyx 5211RTorrent corner: TailsOpinion....