Distrowatch

Abbonamento a feed Distrowatch
Latest news on Linux distributions and BSD projects
Aggiornato: 18 min 15 sec fa

Distribution Release: OLPC OS 13.2.10

Dom, 30/12/2018 - 13:30
James Cameron has announced the release of OLPC OS 13.2.10, an updated build of the project's specialist distribution developed under the initiative of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project to provide children in developing countries with low-cost laptops. This version, still based on Fedora 18, is mostly....

Development Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2019.01 RC2

Dom, 30/12/2018 - 10:07
Luca Giambonini has announced the availability of the second release candidate for Chakra GNU/Linux 2019.01, an upcoming major new update of project's desktop distribution featuring the latest KDE Plasma: "Chakra 2019.01 'Hawking' RC2 released. The second release candidate is ready; except for the Calamares bug, the RC2....

Distribution Release: RancherOS 1.5.0

Dom, 30/12/2018 - 06:16
Rancher Labs has published the release of RancherOS 1.5.0, an updated build of the company's minimalist Linux distribution designed for running Docker containers. This release brings a large number of new features, as well as bug fixes: "Release 1.5.0. Versions: Linux 4.14.85, Buildroot 2018.02.7, Docker 18.06.1-ce by default,....

Distribution Release: Nitrux 1.1.2

Dom, 30/12/2018 - 03:02
Nitrux Latinoamericana S.C. has announced the release of Nitrux 1.1.2, an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution featuring the "Nomad" desktop which is developed in-house and which extends KDE's Plasma with a mix of aesthetics and functionality: "We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 1.1.2. This new version....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 18.12

Sab, 29/12/2018 - 13:30
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 18.12, an updated build of the project's Gentoo-based distribution for desktops and servers. This release updates the Linux kernel to version 4.19.9 and it also brings a new "Education" edition: "Calculate Linux 18.12 released. We have a bunch of....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.12

Sab, 29/12/2018 - 08:43
A new version of KaOS, a rolling-release Linux distribution with KDE Plasma as the preferred desktop environment, has been released. Version 2018.12 comes with the very latest that the KDE and Qt projects have on offer, including Plasma 5.14.4, KDE Applications 18.12.0 and Qt 5.12.0: " KaOS is....

Distribution Release: antiX 17.3

Mer, 26/12/2018 - 13:53
antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy-to-install Linux live CD distribution based on Debian's "Stable" branch for x86 systems. The project's latest release is antiX 17.3 which includes new kernel fixes. "This is primarily a point-release upgrade of antiX-17.2 'Helen Keller' with a newer L1TF/Foreshadow and Meltdown/Spectre patched....

Development Release: OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Alpha 1

Mar, 25/12/2018 - 01:31
Cristina Sgubbi has announced the availability of the first development build of the upcoming OpenMandriva Lx 4.0. The new version brings a change in the package management department (a switch to RPM 4 and dnf) and the distribution is now compiled with Clang 7.0: "Today we are proud....

Development Release: LibreELEC 9.0 Beta 1

Lun, 24/12/2018 - 17:34
LibreELEC is a minimal Linux distribution for running the Kodi media centre. The LibreELEC project has published a new development snapshot, LibreELEC 9.0 Beta 1 (which also carries the build number 8.95.1). "LibreELEC 9.0 (Leia) Beta 1 has finally arrived after a long gestation period. Based upon Kodi....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 795

Lun, 24/12/2018 - 01:44
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: First impressions of Pinebook, the $99 Linux laptopNews: Questions and answers with Bedrock developer, Librem 5 development kits shipped, FreeBSD to use ZFS on Linux code base, Alpine being ported to RISC-V, Lubuntu dropping 32-bit supportQuestions and answers: Separate /home partition and....

Distribution Release: Elive 3.0.3

Dom, 23/12/2018 - 08:54
Samuel F. Baggen has announced the release of Elive 3.0.3, an updated build of the project's desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Debian 7 "Wheezy" and featuring a highly customised Enlightenment 17 desktop: "The major stable release of Elive 3.0 has been updated. We were so pleased with this....

Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800 Beta

Sab, 22/12/2018 - 16:42
Fatdog64 Linux is a small, desktop, 64-bit Linux distribution. Originally created as a derivative of Puppy Linux with additional applications. The project has released a new development snapshot, Fatdog64 Linux 800 Beta. The new version includes a number of package updates, Redshift to make late night work easier....

Distribution Release: NuTyX 10.5

Sab, 22/12/2018 - 03:13
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 has released NuTyX 10.5 which offers a number of software updates in Base (command line) and MATE (desktop) editions. "I'm....

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9-20181222

Sab, 22/12/2018 - 00:02
Mark Greaves has announed the release of an version of Peppermint OS 9. Peppermint OS is a lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu and featuring a combination of local and web-based applications. The new version is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and offers a number of improvements: "Swapped VLC....

Development Release: SELKS 5.0 RC1

Ven, 21/12/2018 - 23:04
Peter Manev has announced the availability of the first release candidate for SELKS 5.0, a specialist, Debian-based distribution designed for network security management: "Yet another upgrade of our SELKS. We are very thankful to all the great open-source projects and tools for making it possible to showcase Suricata....

Distribution Release: MX Linux 18

Gio, 20/12/2018 - 16:07
The MX Linux team have announced the release of version 18 of their distribution. The new release is based on Debian 9.6 "Stretch" and features both core system updates and new versions of desktop applications. "We are pleased to offer MX-18 Continuum. MX-18 offers the following features: Updated....

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 19.1

Mer, 19/12/2018 - 16:19
The Linux Mint team have published an update to the distribution's 19.x series. The new release, Linux Mint 19.1, is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and is available in three flavours: Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. Apart from some visual and performance improvements to Cinnamon, Linux Mint also makes....

Distribution Release: ArchLabs Linux 2018.12.17

Mar, 18/12/2018 - 13:06
Matthew Dobson has announced the release of ArchLabs Linux 2018.12.17. Originally a minimalist, Arch-based live distribution with Openbox, the latest release of ArchLabs Linux is a radical departure from the original concept as the distribution is now designed for users who like to customise their system during installation.....

Development Release: MX Linux 18 RC1

Mar, 18/12/2018 - 09:30
The first release candidate of the upcoming MX Linux 18 is now ready for testing. MX Linux is an increasingly popular Debian-based desktop Linux distribution (with Xfce) built in a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. This release fixes several bugs present in the....

BSD Release: HardenedBSD 12-1200058

Mar, 18/12/2018 - 04:19
HardenedBSD is a security-enhanced fork of FreeBSD. the project has released a new stable branch, 12-STABLE, and 12-1200058 is the first version of the new series. The new branch includes the ability to run bhyve inside a jail and introduces Non-Cross-DSO Control-Flow Integrity (CFI). "Non-Cross-DSO CFI is an....