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Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 7.0

Lun, 25/05/2020 - 06:00
Warith Al Maawali has announced the release of Linux Kodachi 7.0, an updated version of the project's privacy-focused Linux distribution that also includes a number of forensic tools. Despite a major change in version number, this release is still based on Xubuntu 18.04. From the changelog: "Linux kernel....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 867

Lun, 25/05/2020 - 02:23
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 20.04News: Slackware merges PAM support, glimpses behind the scenes at the Finnix project, Haiku developing support for additional filesystemsTips and tricks: Creating, removing, modifying, and ignoring aliasesReleased last week: OpenBSD 6.7, NuTyX 11.5, GoboLinux 017, Redcore Linux 2004Torrent corner: Bicom Systems,....

Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2004

Dom, 24/05/2020 - 22:19
Redcore Linux, a Gentoo-based distribution featuring the KDE Plasma desktop environment and pre-built binary packages, has published a new version. The latest release is Redcore Linux 2004 "Neptune" which features new kernel versions, rebuilt packages with an updated tool chain, and swaps out SysV init for OpenRC's init....

Distribution Release: GoboLinux 017

Dom, 24/05/2020 - 05:01
Lucas Villa Real has announced the release of GoboLinux 017, a new stable build of the project's independently-developed Linux distribution which departs from the standard UNIX filesystem hierarchy by replacing it with an database-like structure. The new GoboLinux also introduces a Homebrew-style package management and the latest version....

Distribution Release: NuTyX 11.5

Gio, 21/05/2020 - 15:52
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 distribution's latest release is version 11.5 which ships with a number of package updates. "I'm very pleased to announce the new....

BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.7

Mar, 19/05/2020 - 17:16
The OpenBSD project produces and operating system which places focus on portability, standardisation, code correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. The project's latest release is OpenBSD 6.7 which introduces several new improvements to the cron scheduling daemon, improvements to the web server daemon, and the top command now....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 866

Lun, 18/05/2020 - 02:04
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 32 WorkstationNews: UBports status report, TrueOS shuts down, an overview of Fedora SilverblueQuestions and answers: Why distros offer custom builds of packagesReleased last week: Proxmox 6.2 "Virtual Environment", Q4OS 3.11, Kali Linux 2020.2Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Android-x86, ArcoLinux, BackBox, Bluestar, Finnix, Kali....

Distribution Release: BackBox Linux 7

Ven, 15/05/2020 - 15:03
BackBox Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. The distribution's latest release is BackBox 7 which is based on Ubuntu's 20.04 long-term support release. The distribution now features version 5.4 of the Linux kernel and Xfce 4.14. "The BackBox Team, ten years....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-12

Gio, 14/05/2020 - 15:05
The UBports team has published an update to their mobile operating system. The new version, 16.04 OTA-12 introduces a new version of the Lomiri (formerly Unity8) user interface and Mir now supports working with Wayland clients. "The headline feature of this new release is our import of Canonical's....

Distribution Release: Finnix 120

Gio, 14/05/2020 - 09:11
After a 5-year hiatus, the Finnix distribution has come to life once more with a release of version 120. Finnix is a Debian-based live Linux CD made for system administrators and designed to manipulate hard drives and partitions, monitor networks, and rebuild boot records. The new version is....

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2020.2

Mar, 12/05/2020 - 23:21
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project's latest release makes it easier for users to access PowerShell, updates themes for KDE Plasma, and the size requirements for the distribution's ARM-build SD cards has been increased from 8GB to 16GB.....

Distribution Release: Q4OS 3.11

Mar, 12/05/2020 - 19:07
Q4OS is a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution designed to offer classic-style user interface (Trinity) or the more modern Plasma desktop. The project's latest version, Q4OS 3.11, offers several package upgrades and introduces new dedicated installers for the Firefox and Palemoon web browsers. The release announcement offers further details:....

Distribution Release: Proxmox 6.2 "Virtual Environment"

Mar, 12/05/2020 - 17:06
Proxmox is a commercial company which offers specialized products based on Debian. The company has launched Proxmox Virtual Environment version 6.2 which is based on Debian 10.4 "Buster". The release announcement covers the highlights of the new version which include updates to the kernel and ZFS support. "We....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 865

Lun, 11/05/2020 - 02:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: EndeavourOS 2020.04.11News: Ubuntu Studio plans move to KDE Plasma desktop, openSUSE Leap release rescheduled, Gentoo resumes Bugday event, Debian publishes new install mediaQuestions and answers: How to share a terminal sessionReleased last week: Turnkey Linux 16.0, OpenIndiana 2020.04, Tails 4.6Torrent corner: ArchLabs,....

Distribution Release: Zentyal Server 6.2

Ven, 08/05/2020 - 18:54
Zentyal Server is a unified network server that offers easy and efficient computer network administration for small and medium-size businesses. The company's latest release is Zentyal Server 6.2 which is based on Ubuntu 18.04.4, offers several package upgrades, improved DNS management, and updated anti-virus tools. "Important enhancements to....

Development Release: Elive 3.8.12

Ven, 08/05/2020 - 14:54
The Elive project has published a new development snapshot based on Debian 10 "Buster" and featuring the Enlightenment desktop environment. The new version reportedly offers the ability to create usernames with non-ASCII characters at install time, improved support for Broadcom wireless cards, and better disk accessing performance. "The....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 2020.05

Mer, 06/05/2020 - 15:08
The SparkyLinux team has published a new snapshot of the distribution's semi-rolling branch. The new snapshot, SparkyLinux 2020.05, is based on Debian Testing and features updates to both the kernel and the system installer. "The May snapshot of Sparky 2020.05 of the (semi-)rolling line is out. It is based....

Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 2.6.6-15

Mer, 06/05/2020 - 10:33
Steven Shiau has announced the release of Clonezilla Live 2.6.6-15, a new stable version of the project's Debian-based utility live CD designed for partitioning, backups and disk-cloning: "Stable Clonezilla Live 2.6.6-15 released. This release of Clonezilla live includes major enhancements and bug fixes. Enhancements and changes from 2.6.4-10:....

Distribution Release: Tails 4.6

Mer, 06/05/2020 - 02:03
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 fixes a number of vulnerabilities and introduces some changes. One of the key adjustments is a reorganization of the application menu which....

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2020.04

Mar, 05/05/2020 - 16:17
OpenIndiana is a community project which maintains a continuation of OpenSolaris. The project's latest release, OpenIndiana Hipster 2020.04, migrates from Python 2 to Python 3 and upgrades the compiler to the GNU Compiler Collection 7. The release announcement reports: "We have released a new OpenIndiana Hipster snapshot 2020.04.....