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Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-19

Mar, 21/09/2021 - 23:20
The UBports team has announced a new version of the project's mobile operating system. The project, which continues the work of Ubuntu Touch, has published a new update: UBports 16.04 OTA-19. This reelase fixes a number of small issues and annoyances which occurred when messaging and connecting to....

Distribution Release: Emmabuntus DE4 1.00

Lun, 20/09/2021 - 21:48
Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution with editions basedon Debian's Stable branch with the Xfce and LXQt desktop environments. The project has published a new version which is based on Debian 11 "Bullseye". "On September 20th 2021, the Emmabuntüs Collective is happy to announce the release of the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 935

Lun, 20/09/2021 - 02:06
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Obarun 2021.07.26News: The cgroup filesystem ported to the BSDs, Solus works to replace GNOME components, Ubuntu to ship Firefox as a SnapQuestions and answers: Keeping a specific application window on topReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04.6, Kali Linux 2021.3, ExTiX 21.9Torrent corner: Bluestar,....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 2021.09

Dom, 19/09/2021 - 15:31
The SparkyLinux project develops a lightweight distribution based on Debian. The Sparky team has published a new update to the distribution's semi-rolling branch which presents users with software from Debian's development "Bookworm" branch. The project's release announcement lists the following changes: "Sparky 2021.09 of the (semi-)rolling line is....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04.6

Ven, 17/09/2021 - 16:50
The Ubuntu team has announced an updated version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is now available. The new media includes security fixes, including a fix for the BootHole security issues. "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop and....

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2021.3

Mar, 14/09/2021 - 22:37
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project has published a new release, Kali Linux 2021.3, which introduces changes to the OpenSSL software. "OpenSSL - Wide compatibility by default - Keep reading for what that means. New Kali-Tools site -....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 21.9

Mar, 14/09/2021 - 18:38
ExTiX is a deepin-based distribution with alternative installer and utilities. The project's latest release, ExTiX 21.9, features the Deepin desktop and a number of changes. "I've released a new version of ExTiX Deepin today (21-09-14). This ExTiX build is based on Deepin 20.2.3 released by Deepin Technology 210816.....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 934

Lun, 13/09/2021 - 02:13
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Archcraft 2021.06.06News: KDE neon running on a SlimBook, openSUSE addressing unzip issue, Red Hat looks back on early Linux developmentQuestions and answers: Dealing with Btrfs snapshotsReleased last week: Tails 4.22, Lakka 3.4, Finnix 123 Torrent corner: ArcoLinux, BunsenLabs, CloudReady, Finnix, GhostBSD, KDE....

Distribution Release: Whonix 16

Sab, 11/09/2021 - 02:34
Patrick Schleizer has announced the release of Whonix 16, a major update of the project's Debian-based distribution designed for advanced security and privacy via fail-safe, automatic and desktop-wide use of the Tor network. The new release is based on the recently-released Debian 11: "After approximately two years of....

BSD Release: GhostBSD 21.09.06

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 19:48
GhostBSD is a user-friendly desktop operating system based on FreeBSD. The project has published a new version, GhostBSD 21.09.06 which migrates service management from OpenRC to FreeBSD's rc.d approach. "What is new in 21.09.06? GhostBSD moved back to FreeBSD rc.d to start services. Github ticket completed: Disable access....

Distribution Release: Tails 4.22

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 16:14
The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian-based live DVD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The project's latest release introduces a number of polishing touches to the user interface. In particular, the system does a better job of checking to see....

Distribution Release: Finnix 123

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 19:52
Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian. The project's latest release is Finnix 123 which is based on Debian 11. The new release provides the option of setting OpenSSH credentials at boot time, FTP client packages have been removed, the....

Distribution Release: Lakka 3.4

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 04:30
Lakka is a lightweight Linux distribution that transforms a small computer into a full blown game console. The project's latest release is Lakka 3.4 and it updates RetroArch support, the Mesa package, DOS support, and popular console support. "New version of Lakka has been released! We are happy....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 933

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 02:16
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: elementary OS 6.0 "Odin"News: Linux Mint polishes its look, GhostBSD swaps out OpenRC for FreeBSD's service manager, Qubes publishes a canaryQuestions and answers: Cleaning special characters out of filenamesReleased last week: Linux Lite 5.6, EndeavourOS 2021.08.27, Linux From Scratch 11.0Torrent corner:....

Development Release: MX Linux 21 Beta 2

Dom, 05/09/2021 - 09:02
The second beta of the upcoming MX Linux 21 is now ready for testing. This new build of the popular Debian-based distribution is available in Xfce, KDE Plasma and Fluxbox editions: "MX 21 beta 2 is now available for testing. MX 21 is built from Debian 'Bullseye' and....

Distribution Release: EasyOS 2.9

Sab, 04/09/2021 - 10:23
Barry Kauler has announced the release of EasyOS 2.9, an updated build of the project's minimalist Linux distribution with roots in Puppy Linux. This version has been completely recompiled in OpenEmbedded, a build framework for embedded Linux: "There has been a complete recompile in OpenEmbedded, with some package....

Distribution Release: Linux From Scratch 11.0

Gio, 02/09/2021 - 04:26
Bruce Dubbs has announced the release of Linux From Scratch (LFS) 11.0, the latest version of the project's book that provides step-by-step instructions of building a Linux system from source code: "The Linux From Scratch community announces the release of LFS version 11.0. The reason for the major....

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 5.6

Mar, 31/08/2021 - 14:52
Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu's long-term support (LTS) release and featuring the Xfce desktop. The project's latest release, Linux Lite 5.6, is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and offers a number of conveniences and upgrades. Python 3 is now used by default, it....

Distribution Release: EndeavourOS 2021.08.27

Lun, 30/08/2021 - 09:29
Bryan Poerwo has announced the availability of EndeavourOS 2021.08.27, the latest stable version of the project's rolling-release Arch Linux-based distribution with Xfce as the default desktop. This release brings major changes to the Calamares system installer: "The changes for Calamares are the most significant ones made on this....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 932

Lun, 30/08/2021 - 02:10
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Zorin OS 16News: How Debian imports new package versions, Haiku publishes progress report, Linux celebrates its 30th birthdayQuestions and answers: Continuing the Linux kernel and alternative access to the terminalReleased last week: Ubuntu 20.04.3, Voyager Live 11, Clonezilla 2.7.3-19Torrent corner: Alpine, Archman,....