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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 988

Lun, 03/10/2022 - 02:18
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: SpiralLinux 11.220628News: SUSE begins releasing ALP prototypes, Fedora drops support for some codecs in the Mesa package, Mint presents new features, changes to Debian's install mediaQuestions and answers: Finding distributions for older equipment and other purposesReleased last week: CRUX 3.7, SpiralLinux 11.220925,....

Development Release: Linux Lite 6.2 RC1

Sab, 01/10/2022 - 15:12
Linux Lite is a beginner friendly distribution based on Ubuntu. The project's latest development snapshot, Linux Lite 6.2 RC1, includes an improved upgrade utility, Shotcut is replacing Openshot in the Lite Software utility, and a host of fixes: "Fixed dialogue lengths of many Linux Lite applications. Fixed hostname....

Development Release: Ubuntu 22.10 Beta

Ven, 30/09/2022 - 06:28
Development Release: Ubuntu 22.10 Beta^Brian Murray has announced the availability of the final beta build of Ubuntu 22.10, code-named "Kinetic Kudu": "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the beta release of the Ubuntu 22.10 Desktop, Server and Cloud products. Ubuntu 22.10, codenamed 'Kinetic Kudu', continues Ubuntu's proud....

Distribution Release: Linuxfx 11.2.22.04.3

Gio, 29/09/2022 - 04:58
Rafael Rachid has announced the release of Linuxfx 11.2.22.04.3, an updated version of the project's Ubuntu-based Linux distribution featuring a KDE Plasma desktop themed to resemble either the Windows 10 or the Windows 11 user interface. This version is based on Ubuntu 22.04: "It is with great pleasure....

Distribution Release: SpiralLinux 11.220925

Mer, 28/09/2022 - 01:20
SpiralLinux is a selection of desktop spins built from Debian GNU/Linux, with a focus on simplicity and out-of-the-box usability across all the major desktop environments. The project has published an update which introduces usability and hardware support improvements. "Built from the latest Debian Stable 11.5 release. Users with....

Distribution Release: CRUX 3.7

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 04:20
CRUX is a lightweight, Linux distribution for computers running on 64-bit x86 processors. The distribution is targeted at experienced Linux users. The primary focus of this distribution is "keep it simple". The project's latest release is CRUX 3.7 which features version 5.15.55 of the Linux kernel along with....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 987

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 02:09
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE's MicroOSNews: pfSense updates base system and PHP, Arch drops Python 2 packages, a guide for navigating the Linux command lineQuestions and answers: Converting other people to using LinuxReleased last week: ExTiX 22.9Torrent corner: Debian Edu, KDE neonUpcoming releases: Ubuntu 22.10 BetaOpinion....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 22.9

Gio, 22/09/2022 - 16:44
The ExTiX distribution is an Ubuntu-based project which features alternative desktop environments. The latest version of ExTiX uses the KDE Plasma desktop and ships with the Anbox software for running Android applications. The release announcement shares details: "News about ExTiX 22.9 Build 220922 with the KDE Plasma Desktop....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 986

Lun, 19/09/2022 - 02:15
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Porteus 5.0News: Unofficial new software centre for Ubuntu, Proxmox offers offline mirroringQuestions and answers: Remotely wiping a hard driveReleased last week: SME Server 10.1, IPFire 2.27 Core 170Torrent corner: IPFire, KDE neonUpcoming releases: Tails 5.5Opinion poll: Remotely accessing your laptopNew additions: SpiralLinuxReader....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.27 Core 170

Ven, 16/09/2022 - 15:15
IPFire is a lightweight Linux distribution for use with firewalls and routers. The project has released a new update which introduces publicly supplied IP block lists. "he next Core Update is released: IPFire 2.27 - Core Update 170. It features new IP blocklists for the firewall engine, significant....

Distribution Release: SME Server 10.1

Mer, 14/09/2022 - 09:45
Terry Fage has announced the release of SME Server 10.1, an updated version of the project's specialist distribution for home servers. This version continues to be based on CentOS 7 and will be supported until June 2024: "The Koozali SME Server development team is pleased to announce....

Development Release: Fedora 37 Beta

Mar, 13/09/2022 - 17:03
Ben Cotton has announced the release of a new development snapshot for Fedora 37. The new snapshot includes GNOME 43, updated versions of programming languages such as Python and Perl, and removes support for ARMv7 CPUs. "Fedora 37 Workstation Beta includes a beta release of GNOME 43. (We....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 985

Lun, 12/09/2022 - 02:17
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Garuda Linux 220808News: Fedora plans to replace DNF, elementary OS introducing responsive design in its apps, UBports to be officially supported on the Fairphone, Slackware reverses change to GNU grep, Debian updates install mediaQuestions and answers: Using a root account versus sudoReleased....

Distribution Release: Salix 15.0

Lun, 05/09/2022 - 22:01
Salix is a Slackware-based Linux distribution that is simple, fast, easy to use and compatible with Slackware Linux. The distribution has published Salix 15.0 which includes the Xfce 4.16 desktop, much larger package repositories, and Flatpak support. "On a high level, this release includes Xfce 4.16 as the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 984

Lun, 05/09/2022 - 02:13
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: deepin 23 PreviewNews: Debian applies Chromium search engine change, HardenedBSD publishes status update, Mint tests utilities on the Steam Deck, Devuan repository key troublesQuestions and answers: Watching for changes to directoriesReleased last week: MX Linux 21.2, GeckoLinux 154.220822.0 and 999.220820.0, Linux....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 20.04.5

Gio, 01/09/2022 - 21:09
Canonical has announced a point release for Ubuntu 20.04 and its community editions. The new release, 20.04.5, offers updated hardware support along with security fixes since the original 20.04 release. "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop,....

Distribution Release: Linux From Scratch 11.2

Gio, 01/09/2022 - 10:05
Bruce Dubbs has announced the release of version 11.2 of Linux From Scratch, a project that provides a free book containing step-by-step instructions to build a custom Linux system from scratch. A separate book called "Beyond Linux From Scratch", which provides a broad range of instructions for installing....

Distribution Release: GeckoLinux 154.220822.0, 999.220820.0

Lun, 29/08/2022 - 16:44
The GeckoLinux project maintains an openSUSE-based distribution which offers multiple desktop editions. The project has published new media for both the project's Static (Leap-based) branch and its Rolling (Tumbleweed-based) branch. "The GeckoLinux project is pleased to announce major updates to all editions of the Static branch, built from....

Distribution Release: MX Linux 21.2

Lun, 29/08/2022 - 06:04
MX Linux 21.2 is out. The latest update of the number one distribution in our page hit ranking statistics continues to be based on Debian 11 and its 5.10 Linux kernel, but the AHS variant of the Xfce edition now comes with the Linux kernel 5.18. "We are....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 983

Lun, 29/08/2022 - 02:22
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Qubes OS 4.1.1 and Alchg LinuxNews: Canonical offers Wayland implementations through Mir, Quarkos introduces new Trinity edition, Debian considers non-free firmware stance, Arch-based systems encounter GRUB issueQuestions and answers: All about immutable operating systemsReleased last week: Tails 5.4Torrent corner: KaOS, KDE Neon,....