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Development Release: Mageia 7 Beta 2

Dom, 24/02/2019 - 13:24
Filip Komar has announced that the second beta release of the upcoming Mageia 7 is now ready for download and testing: "We are very proud to announce that Mageia 7 beta 2 is available for everyone to download. This new beta comes with lots of bug fixes and....

Distribution Release: EasyOS 1.0.8

Sab, 23/02/2019 - 16:37
Barry Kauler has announced the release of EasyOS 1.0.8. EasyOS is an experimental Linux distribution which uses custom containers along with many of the technologies and package formats pioneered by Puppy Linux. The new version offers up new network utilities, French and German editions along with the default....

Development Release: openSUSE 15.1 Beta

Gio, 21/02/2019 - 01:49
Ludwig Nussel has announced the availability of the initial beta of openSUSE 15.1 "Leap" (build 416.2). This is the first of the several planned testing snapshots that will conclude with the final release in the second half of May: "Leap 15.1 entered the beta phase with build 416.2....

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2019.1

Lun, 18/02/2019 - 21:44
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project's first release of 2019 offers wider support for ARM devices and an updated version of Metasploit: "Welcome to our first release of 2019, Kali Linux 2019.1, which is available for immediate download.....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 802

Lun, 18/02/2019 - 01:22
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Slontoo 18.07.1 "LXDE"News: NetBSD testing newer compiler, Void reminds users of its official domain, Fedora porting the Deepin desktop, Debian updates media, changes in Ubuntu StudioTips and tricks: What being free, stable and light-weight meanReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04.2Torrent corner: Archman, ArcoLinux,....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04.2

Ven, 15/02/2019 - 05:54
Adam Conrad has announced the release of Ubuntu 18.04.2, a set of updated builds of the project's flagship Linux distribution with long-term support. Most of the official Ubuntu sub-projects, notably Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Kylin and Xubuntu, have also been updated to version 18.04.2: "The....

Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800 RC

Mer, 13/02/2019 - 17:08
The Fatdog64 Linux team has announced a new development snapshot of the project's lightweight desktop distribution. The new release candidate previews features coming to Fatdog64 Linux 800, and offers fixes to the update utility and many package upgrades. "Fatdog64-800 RC was released 13 February 2019. The Fatdog64 team....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 801

Lun, 11/02/2019 - 01:10
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: First impressions of Project Trident 18.12News: FreeBSD Foundation overviews works in progress, Project Trident includes LXQt packages, Plasma Mobile developers answer questionsQuestions and answers: Reading status information from topReleased last week: MidnightBSD 1.1, IPFire 2.21 Core 127, Redcore 1812Torrent corner: Antergos, Archman,....

Distribution Release: MX Linux 18.1

Dom, 10/02/2019 - 10:14
Dolphin Oracle has announced the release of MX Linux 18.1, an updated build of the project's desktop Linux distribution (with Xfce, based on Debian's "stable" branch) built as a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. This version is an "ISO refresh" release, featuring bug....

Development Release: OpenMandriva 4.0 Beta

Sab, 09/02/2019 - 20:49
The OpenMandriva distribution is a full-featured Linux desktop and server, sponsored by the OpenMandriva Association. The project has published a new development snapshot, OpenMandriva 4.0 Beta, which offers several improvements and package upgrades. "Our first release in 2019 is OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta, a close preview of the....

Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 6.0

Sab, 09/02/2019 - 14:35
The rapid development of Linux Kodachi continues with the release of version 6.0. This is the latest stable build of the project's Xubuntu-based distribution and live DVD with focus on preserving the privacy and anonymity on the internet through various specialist tools, including integrated Tor and Virtual Private....

Distribution Release: Refracta 9.0

Ven, 08/02/2019 - 11:09
Version 9.0 of Refracta, a desktop Linux distribution based on the systemd-free Devuan distribution and featuring an Xfce 4.12 desktop, has been released. The new version comes with several improvements, including the ability to create a live ISO image from an installed Refracta system: "Refracta GNU/Linux has a....

Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 1812

Ven, 08/02/2019 - 03:59
Redcore Linux is a desktop-oriented distribution based on Gentoo. Redcore's latest release, version 1812, ships with KDE Plasma and LXQt editions as well as many package updates and a few new features: "Changelog: resync with Gentoo portage tree (31.01.2019); new GRUB theme, new Plymouth theme; Firefox browser updated....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.21 Core 127

Mer, 06/02/2019 - 16:38
The IPFire project creates a Linux distribution for firewalls which offers a range of security tools and is designed to be easy to set up. The project has published an update, IPFire 2.21 Core Update 127, which improves web proxy speed and removes some old features in order....

BSD Release: MidnightBSD 1.1

Lun, 04/02/2019 - 17:27
MidnightBSD is a FreeBSD-derived operating system. A critical goal of the project is to create an easy-to-use desktop environment with graphical ports management, and system configuration using GNUstep. The project's latest release, MidnightBSD 1.1, mostly focuses on security updates and improving hardware support. "I'm happy to announce the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 800

Lun, 04/02/2019 - 01:10
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: FreeNAS 11.2News: Using Ubuntu Studio as an add-on, Nitrux developing a tool to manage multiple distributions, Mint experimenting with new Cinnamon featuresQuestions and answers: Matching operating systems with file systemsReleased last week: OPNsense 19.1, Tails 3.12, Alpine 3.9.0Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Alpine, Container,....

Distribution Release: LibreELEC 9.0

Sab, 02/02/2019 - 20:26
LibreELEC is "just enough OS" to run the Kodi media centre. LibreELEC is a Linux distribution built to run Kodi on current and popular hardware. The project's latest release, LibreELEC 9.0, includes a number of security improvements. "Changeable SSH passwords and a default firewall configuration have been added....

Distribution Release: SystemRescueCd 6.0.0

Sab, 02/02/2019 - 16:18
SystemRescueCd is a Linux system on a bootable CD-ROM or USB drive, designed for repairing a system and data after a crash. The distribution's developers have published SystemRescueCd 6.0.0 which deviates from previous releases in two significant ways: 32-bit support has been dropped in favour of a 64-bit....

BSD Release: OPNsense 19.1

Gio, 31/01/2019 - 20:30
OPNsense is a specialist operating system (and a fork of pfSense) designed for firewalls and routers. The project's latest release, OPNsense 19.1, shifts the operating system's base from FreeBSD to HardenedBSD which includes a number of security enhancements. "The 19.1 release, nicknamed "Inspiring Iguana", consists of a total....

Distribution Release: Alpine Linux 3.9.0

Mer, 30/01/2019 - 15:41
Alpine Linux is a lightweight distribution which features the BusyBox userland utilities and the musl C library. The project has published a new release, Alpine Linux 3.9.0, which expands hardware architecture support and switches its security library from LibreSSL to OpenSSL. "New features and noteworthy new packages: Support....