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Distribution Release: Kubuntu 20.10

Ven, 23/10/2020 - 05:01
Jonathan Riddell has announced the release of Kubuntu 20.10, featuring the KDE Plasma 5.19.5 desktop, KDE Application 20.08, the brand-new digiKam 7.0.0, support for Cloud deployment, and various other improvements: "The Kubuntu community are delighted to announce the release of Kubuntu 20.10 'Groovy Gorilla'. For this release, Kubuntu....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Studio 20.10

Ven, 23/10/2020 - 01:42
The Ubuntu Studio team have announced the release of Ubuntu Studio 20.10, an interim release which received nine months of support. This version makes a shift in desktop environments, migrating from Xfce to using KDE Plasma as the default user interface. "The biggest new feature is the switch....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 20.10

Gio, 22/10/2020 - 23:00
The Ubuntu MATE team has announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 20.10 which ships with the MATE 1.24.1 desktop. The new release offers nine months of support. "If you follow the Ubuntu MATE Twitter account you'll know that MATE Desktop 1.24.1 was recently released. Naturally Ubuntu MATE 20.10....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 20.10

Gio, 22/10/2020 - 20:47
Brian Murray has announced the release of Ubuntu 20.10, codenamed "Groovy Gorilla". The new release ships with version 5.8 of the Linux kernel and defaults to running the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment. "Codenamed "Groovy Gorilla", 20.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source....

Distribution Release: SystemRescue 7.00

Mer, 21/10/2020 - 09:52
François Dupoux has released SystemRescue 7.00, a new version of the project's useful system rescue toolkit for administrating or repairing a system and data after a crash. It is based on Arch Linux and features the Xfce desktop. The major version change is the result of the distribution's....

BSD Release: NetBSD 9.1

Mar, 20/10/2020 - 23:24
NetBSD is a lightweight, highly portable operating system that can run on many CPU hardware architectures. The project's latest release, NetBSD 9.1, introduces a number of performance improvements, bug fixes, and improved stability for ZFS volumes. The default graphical user interface has been changed too: "The NetBSD Project....

Distribution Release: Tails 4.12

Mar, 20/10/2020 - 19:08
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, version 4.12, mostly introduces minor updates and security fixes. "Update Tor Browser to 10.0.2. Update tor to 0.4.4.5. Update Linux to 5.8....

Distribution Release: Trisquel GNU/Linux 9.0

Lun, 19/10/2020 - 22:00
Trisquel GNU/Linux is a fully free operating system from the Ubuntu family. The project has, after a long development cycle, released version 9.0 with long-term support (LTS). "They say that good things come to those who wait, and for this release there has been a lot of waiting....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 888

Lun, 19/10/2020 - 02:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Tails 4.11News: UBports improves installer, IPFire explains location lookupsQuestions and answers: Detecting and dealing with rootkitsReleased last week: Porteus Kiosk 5.1.0, Parted Magic 2020_10_12, OpenBSD 6.8Torrent corner: antiX, CloudReady, KDE neon, PCLinuxOS, Porteus Kiosk, Redo Rescue, Rescuezilla, Ultimate Edition, UntangleUpcoming releases: Ubuntu....

BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.8

Dom, 18/10/2020 - 18:31
The OpenBSD project produces a free, multi-platform UNIX-like operating system. Its efforts emphasize portability, standardisation, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. The project's latest release, OpenBSD 6.8, introduces support for the powerpc64 CPU architecture, improves the speed of time-related operations, and offers several fixes. "New/extended platforms: New powerpc64....

Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 7.3

Dom, 18/10/2020 - 11:35
Warith Al Maawali has announced the release of Linux Kodachi 7.3, the latest stable build of the project's privacy-focused Linux distribution (with VPN, Tor and DNSCrypt) based on Xubuntu and featuring a highly customised Xfce desktop. Besides fixing some reported bugs, this release also upgrades the Linux kernel....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.2-RC3

Sab, 17/10/2020 - 10:46
The FreeBSD Release Engineering team is on target for the October 27 release of FreeBSD 12.2, with the third (and likely final) release candidate now ready for testing: "The third RC build of the 12.2-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary of changes since 12.2-RC2 includes: report....

Distribution Release: antiX 19.3

Sab, 17/10/2020 - 02:36
antiX, a lightweight, desktop Linux distribution featuring IceWM as the default window manager, has been upgraded to version 19.3. It comes in the usual range of variants (net, core, base and full), supporting both SysV and Runit init systems: "All new ISO images are bug-fix and upgrade improvements....

Development Release: NuTyX 12 Beta 4

Ven, 16/10/2020 - 15:21
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 has published a development release, NuTyX 12 Beta 4, which includes support for multiple init implementations. "With the up and....

Distribution Release: Redo Rescue 3.0.0

Ven, 16/10/2020 - 08:43
Zebradots Software has announced the release of Redo Rescue 3.0.0, a major new build of the project's specialist distribution designed for bare metal backups and system restoration tasks. This version upgrades the underlying operating system to Debian 10: "This release marks a major milestone as we upgrade to....

Distribution Release: Rescuezilla 2.0

Gio, 15/10/2020 - 07:53
Shasheen Ediriweera has announced the release of Rescuezilla 2.0, a major new version of the fork of the "Redo Backup & Restore" distribution. This is the first 64-bit only release: "Rescuezilla 2.0 is a major upgrade. Key changes: switched to creating backups in Clonezilla format for full interoperability....

Distribution Release: Untangle NG Firewall 16.0.1

Mer, 14/10/2020 - 02:32
Untangle, Inc. has announced the release of Untangle NG Firewall 16.0.1, a major new update of the company's Debian-based firewall and network gateway designed for small to medium-sized enterprises. Besides an upgrade of the base system to Debian 10, the main new feature of the release is the....

Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2020_10_12

Lun, 12/10/2020 - 21:56
Parted Magic, a live disc utility for managing disks and partitions as well as rescuing data has released a new version which introduces two major changes. The first is the graphical interface has migrated from Openbox to Xfce and the second is Parted Magic is now a 64-bit....

Distribution Release: Porteus Kiosk 5.1.0

Lun, 12/10/2020 - 12:17
Tomasz Jokiel has announced the release of Porteus Kiosk 5.1.0, a single-purpose, Gentoo-based Linux distribution designed for web kiosks and limited to web browsing with Firefox or Google Chrome: "I am pleased to announce that Porteus Kiosk 5.1.0 is now available for download. Major software upgrades in this....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 887

Lun, 12/10/2020 - 02:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Nitrux 2020.09.05News: New features coming to elementary OS, Haiku improves performance and efficiency, tool for managing FreeBSD containersTips and tricks: Compressing memory with zRAMReleased last week: SparkyLinux 4.13, Oracle Linux 7.9, Garuda Linux 201007Torrent corner: APODIO, Endless OS, Garuda, IPFire, OviOS, Redo....