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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 805

Lun, 11/03/2019 - 01:06
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: EasyOS 1.0News: Devuan team debates machine ID file, Haiku improves desktop features and file system support, Feren OS changes repository servers, Ubuntu Studio considers its relationship with UbuntuQuestions and answers: Managing services and start-up applicationsReleased last week: Ubuntu 14.04.6, Pardus 17.5, SparkyLinux....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 19.3

Gio, 07/03/2019 - 21:22
ExTiX is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution which experiments with alternative desktop environments. The project's latest release, ExTiX 19.3, is based on a snapshot of Ubuntu 19.04's development branch and features a similarly early preview of the Xfce 4.13 desktop. "A new extra version of ExTiX is ready. This....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 14.04.6

Gio, 07/03/2019 - 18:29
The Ubuntu team have announced the release of new install media for Ubuntu 14.04, a long-term support release. The new media provides security fixes for a vulnerability in the APT package management software. "The Ubuntu team is happy to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS (Long-Term Support)....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-8

Gio, 07/03/2019 - 16:58
UBports is a community-developed fork of Canonical's Ubuntu Touch operating system for mobile devices. The project's latest release is UBports 16.04 OTA-8 which introduces stability improvements, extends the dark theme to the web browser and opens the door for more text to be translated. "OTA-8 is appearing as....

Distribution Release: antiX 17.4

Gio, 07/03/2019 - 02:53
The developers and antiX, a systemd-free distribution based on Debian's current "Stable" branch, have published an updated build, version 17.4. This is primarily a security and bug-fix release, with an updated and patched Linux kernel to mitigates several vulnerabilities: "antiX-17.4 'Helen Keller' released. This is primarily a point-release....

Development Release: Emmabuntus DE3 Alpha

Mer, 06/03/2019 - 22:36
Emmabuntus is a desktop Linux distribution which strives to be beginner-friendly and reasonably light on resources so that it can be used on older computers. The project's latest development release is based on Debian Buster, which is about to become Debian's next Stable release. The new development snapshot,....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 5.7

Mer, 06/03/2019 - 17:21
SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution which is available in several editions. The Sparky team has released a new snapshot of the project's Rolling branch which is based on Debian Testing. "There are new live/install ISO images of SparkyLinux 5.7 Nibiru available to download. This is the first of....

Distribution Release: Pardus 17.5

Lun, 04/03/2019 - 18:40
Pardus is a Debian-based distribution jointly developed by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) and National Academic Network and Information Centre (ULAKBİM). The project's latest release, Pardus 17.5, offers several package updates and continued support through to 2021. An English translation of the project's release....

OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.11

Lun, 04/03/2019 - 16:23
ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to be binary compatible with software developed for Microsoft Windows. The project's latest release, ReactOS 0.4.11, introduces several improvements in filesystem storage, application loading and adds the ability to upgrade an existing ReactOS installation. "While the community wish-list for....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 804

Lun, 04/03/2019 - 01:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Condres OS 19.02 "MATE"News: Devuan plans first conference, CentOS marks 15th birthday, UBports to run on new PinePhoneQuestions and answers: Securely erasing hard drivesReleased last week: Ubuntu 16.04.6, NuTyX 10.6, Fatdog64 800Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Alpine, Archman, Clonezilla, Condres OS, Container, Fatdog64, KaOS,....

Distribution Release: SolydXK 201902

Dom, 03/03/2019 - 14:09
Arjen Balfoort has announced the release of SolydXK 201902, the latest stable build from the project that develops a set of desktop-oriented Linux distribution (with Xfce and KDE Plasma), based on Debian's stable branch: "New 201902 ISO images have been released. These are some of the highlights: the....

Distribution Release: Linux From Scratch 8.4

Sab, 02/03/2019 - 13:39
Bruce Dubbs has announced the availability of the latest stable release of Linux From Scratch (LFS) and Beyond Linux From Scratch (BLFS), version 8.4. LFS is a book that provides step-by-step instructions on how to build a base Linux system from scratch (using a standard Linux live system).....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 28.0

Sab, 02/03/2019 - 09:39
A new version of 4MLinux, an independently-developed distribution for desktops (JWM, 32-bit) and servers (complete LAMP stack, 64-bit), has been released. Version 28.0 ships with Linux kernel 4.19.19, updated desktop and server packages (LibreOffice 6.2.1, GIMP 2.10.8, DropBox 66.4.84, Firefox 65, Chromium 72, MESA 18.2.0, Apache 2.4.38,....

Distribution Release: Condres OS 19.03

Ven, 01/03/2019 - 16:39
The developers of Condres OS have published a new snapshot of their rolling release, Arch-based desktop distribution. The new version updates the various desktop environments and polishes the Calamares system installer. "Today we are proud to release Condres OS 2019.03 with the flavours KDE, GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce,....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2019.02

Ven, 01/03/2019 - 00:03
KaOS is an independent, rolling release distribution featuring the pacman package manager and the KDE Plasma desktop environment. The project's latest snapshot, KaOS 2019.02, features KDE Plasma 5.15 and LibreOffice 6.2.0. "Major updates included a move to Python 3.7 (3.7.2), Readline 8.0.0, Glib2 2.58.3, Qt 5.12.1, PHP 7.2....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 16.04.6

Gio, 28/02/2019 - 19:46
The Ubuntu team has announced the release of a minor update for Ubuntu 16.04 and its Community Editions. The new version, 16.04.6, is a long-term support (LTS) release with support carried through to 2021. The release announcement states: "The Ubuntu team is happy to announce the release of....

Distribution Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800

Gio, 28/02/2019 - 16:12
Fatdog64 Linux is a lightweight distribution which originally began as a fork of Puppy Linux, but has since grown into its own, distinct distribution. The project's latest release, Fatdog64 Linux 800, is newly based on Linux From Scratch (LFS) and offers many package upgrades as well as improved....

Development Release: Linux Lite 4.4 RC1

Mer, 27/02/2019 - 09:15
Jerry Bezencon has announced the availability of the first release candidate for Linux Lite 4.4, the upcoming new stable version of the project's Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution with Xfce as the preferred desktop: "Linux Lite 4.4 RC1 is now available for testing. Yes, that's right, RC1. We have....

Distribution Release: NuTyX 10.6

Mar, 26/02/2019 - 03:03
NuTyX is a French Linux distribution (with multi-language support) built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch, with a custom package manager called "cards". The project's latest release is NuTyX 10.6. "I'm very pleased to announce the new NuTyX 10.6 release. This is a maintenance release....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 803

Lun, 25/02/2019 - 01:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Septor 2019News: NetBSD and Nitrux explore new virtual machine options, Project Trident enables syncing packages with repositories, future pfSense versions to be based on FreeBSD 12Questions and answers: Preventing applications from stealing window focusReleased last week: Kali Linux 2019.1Torrent corner: BackBox, EasyOS,....