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Distribution Release: 4MLinux 27.0

Dom, 02/12/2018 - 05:07
4MLinux 27.0 has been released. 4MLinux is a project building a set of Linux distributions for desktops (with JWM, 32-bit only) and servers (with the complete LAMP stack, 64-bit). The new version comes with assorted improvements on the multimedia and gaming fronts: "The status of the 4MLinux 27.0....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-RC3

Sab, 01/12/2018 - 08:32
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the third release candidate for FreeBSD 12.0. Unless there are any unexpected showstopper bugs, this should be the last release candidate before the final release on 11th of December: "The third RC build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available.....

Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2018.12.01

Ven, 30/11/2018 - 12:14
A new version of BlackArch Linux, an Arch Linux-based distribution with a collection of over 2,800 penetration-testing and security tools, has been released: "Today we have released a new BlackArch Linux ISO and OVA images. Here is the changeLog: added more than 150 new tools; enabled wicd service....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 18 "LXQt"

Gio, 29/11/2018 - 10:15
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 18 "LXQt" edition, a new variant of the project's Gentoo-based set of distributions with LXQt as the default desktop: "We are happy to announce the release of a new Calculate Linux Desktop flavour, featuring the LXQt desktop and therefore....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 791

Lun, 26/11/2018 - 01:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Haiku R1 beta 1News: Slax and Kodachi update their download media, dual booting DragonFly BSDTips and tricks: Default passwords on live mediaReleased last week: FreeBSD 12.0-RC2Torrent corner: Bluestar, Clonezilla, Kodachi, Pisi, Slax, SmartOS, Ultimate EditionUpcoming releases: FreeBSD 12.0-RC3Opinion poll: Does Haiku suit....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-RC2

Dom, 25/11/2018 - 05:00
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the second release candidate for FreeBSD 12.0, the project's upcoming major version currently scheduled for final release on 11 December: "The second RC build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Please note that the 12.0-RC2 armv7 RPI2 build failed,....

Development Release: FreeNAS 11.2-RC2

Mar, 20/11/2018 - 22:58
FreeNAS is a FreeBSD-based operating system which provides free Network-Attached Storage (NAS). The project has published a new release candidate, FreeNAS 11.2-RC2. "We are pleased to announce the general availability of FreeNAS 11.2-RC2. This final release candidate for the 11.2 series is considered to be feature-complete and ready....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 790

Lun, 19/11/2018 - 01:10
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: NetBSD 8.0News: Fedora networking benchmarked against FreeBSD, Ubuntu team makes plans for 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 to get extended support, Endless OS offers improved desktop performanceTips and tricks: Bash command line short-cuts and tipsReleased last week: Void 20181111, deepin 15.8, Slax 9.6.0Torrent corner:....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-RC1

Dom, 18/11/2018 - 00:55
The first release candidate for the upcoming FreeBSD 12.0 is now ready for download and testing: "The first RC build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary of changes since 12.0-BET4 includes: NFSv4 ACL inheritance flags are no longer set on non-directories; new keywords, enable,....

Distribution Release: Voyager Live 18.10

Ven, 16/11/2018 - 21:19
The Voyager Live team has announced a new version of the project's Ubuntu-based distribution. The new release, Voyager Live 18.10, switches from using the Xfce desktop to using GNOME Shell as the default interface. An English translation of the original French release announcement reads: "I present to you....

Distribution Release: Raspbian 2018-11-13

Ven, 16/11/2018 - 14:44
Simon Long has announced the availability of a new release of Raspbian, a Debian-based distribution for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers. One major change in this release is the addition of the VLC media player: "When I first joined Raspberry Pi, back in the dim and distant past....

Distribution Release: Slax 9.6.0

Gio, 15/11/2018 - 22:55
Tomáš Matějíček has announced the availability of a new release of Slax, a distribution formerly based on Slackware Linux, but recently re-designed and built on top of Debian's stable branch. The new version, Slax 9.6.0, is the latest build; it brings the usual round of security and bug-fix....

Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta

Gio, 15/11/2018 - 16:52
Red Hat has announced the availability of a beta release for the company's upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. The beta release focuses on security, Application Streams and Linux container technologies. "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta introduces the concept of Application Streams to deliver userspace packages more....

Distribution Release: deepin 15.8

Gio, 15/11/2018 - 07:33
A new version of deepin, a Debian-based distribution featuring the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE), has been released. Version 15.8 brings a re-designed control centre, a full disk encryption installation option and various other improvements and bug fixes: "Compared with deepin 15.7, the ISO image size of deepin 15.8....

Distribution Release: Void 20181111

Mar, 13/11/2018 - 09:16
Void is an independently-developed, rolling-release Linux distribution with a number of interesting specifics, such as its own package management system (called XBPS), a native init system (runit), integration of LibreSSL instead of OpenSSL and support for several popular ARM-based devices. The latest release, version 20181111, provides a large....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 789

Lun, 12/11/2018 - 01:09
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 29 WorkstationNews: Fedora turns 15, Haiku experiences server outage, Debian releases updated media, FreeBSD 10.4 reaches its end of lifeTechnology review: Fedora 29 SilverblueReleased last week: Neptune 5.6, ReactOS 0.4.10, Oracle Linux 7.6Torrent corner: Antergos, Archman, AUSTRUMI, CAINE, Debian, HardenedBSD, Kodachi,....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.9

Dom, 11/11/2018 - 00:58
SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution featuring three different development branches and multiple editions. The project has released a new update, SparkyLinux 4.9, to its Stable branch, based on Debian 9 Stretch. "New ISO images feature security updates and small improvements, such as: full system upgrade from Debian stable....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-BETA4

Sab, 10/11/2018 - 22:17
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the (originally unscheduled) fourth beta release of FreeBSD 12.0. This means that the stable 12.0 release gets another reschedule - to 11 December. From the release announcement: "The third beta build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary....

Distribution Release: CAINE 10.0

Sab, 10/11/2018 - 14:05
Nanni Bassetti has announced the release of a new major version of CAINE (which stands for Computer Aided INvestigative Environment), an Ubuntu-based distribution with a collection of utilities for forensics and incident response. Version 10.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04: "CAINE 10.0 "Infinity" is out. Linux kernel 4.15,....

Distribution Release: Oracle Linux 7.6

Mer, 07/11/2018 - 22:43
Avi Miller has announced the release of Oracle Linux 7 Update 6, the latest version of the company's enterprise-class Linux distribution built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.6: "Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 for....