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Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130

Ven, 08/12/2017 - 05:56
Mark Greaves has announced the release of an updated build of Peppermint OS 8, a lightweight distribution based on Lubuntu (the long-term support branch) and featuring the LXDE desktop: "Team Peppermint is pleased to announce the latest iteration of our operating system, Peppermint 8 Respin, which still comes....

OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.7

Mer, 06/12/2017 - 16:03
ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to be binary compatible with Microsoft Windows and is capable of running many Windows applications. The project has released ReactOS 0.4.7 which introduces improvements to application skins, better disk usage reporting and a smoother experience when sending files to....

Distribution Release: ROSA R10

Mer, 06/12/2017 - 06:39
Vladimir Potapov has announced the release of ROSA R10, the latest stable build of the desktop-focused distribution with support for KDE 4 and Plasma 5 desktop environments: "ROSA Desktop R10 is the second release based on the ROSA 2016.1 platform. The distribution is targeted mainly at the Linux....

Distribution Release: Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0

Mar, 05/12/2017 - 22:01
Uruk GNU/Linux is a completely free-software distribution based on Trisquel GNU/Linux and featuring the MATE desktop. The project's latest release, version 2.0, includes an updated Linux-libre kernel, version 7 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), MATE 1.12 and a new welcome screen. "We grew up and the....

Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5

Mar, 05/12/2017 - 20:51
Philip Broughton has announced the release of a new version of Puppy Linux. The new version is Puppy Linux 7.5, code name "Xenialpup". The new version of the lightweight distribution is built using packages from Ubuntu's 16.04 "Xenial" release and Puppy maintains binary compatibility with Ubuntu packages. "Puppy....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 741

Lun, 04/12/2017 - 01:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 17.10News: openSUSE's Tumbleweed snapshots, Q4OS can be installed on a Windows partition, Fedora 25 reaching its end of lifeTips and tricks: Keep terminal programs running, using the at command, reverse OpenSSH connectionsReleased last week: Linux Mint 18.3, Black Lab 11.5, Lakka....

Distribution Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0

Dom, 03/12/2017 - 02:33
Philip Papadopoulos has announced the release of Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0, a major new update of the project's specialist operating system for easy deployments as computer clusters. Rocks Cluster 7.0 is based on CentOS 7.4: "The latest update of Rocks, code name 'Manzanita', is now released. Manzanita is....

Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta

Sab, 02/12/2017 - 02:49
The Fatdog64 Linux distribution is a descendant of Puppy Linux for 64-bit x86 computers. The Fatdog64 project has announced the release of a new development snapshot, Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta. The new beta features many package updates, the "spot" user's home directory has been moved and some changes....

Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-11-29

Ven, 01/12/2017 - 12:37
Simon Long has announced the release of an updated build of Raspbian, a Debian-based distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers: "We're pleased to announce that we are releasing the latest version of Raspbian 'Stretch' for your Pi today. This new release is mostly bug fixes and....

Distribution Release: deepin 15.5

Gio, 30/11/2017 - 18:53
deepin is a Debian-based distribution featuring a custom desktop environment, called Deepin Desktop. The latest version of the distribution, deepin 15.5, introduces several important features, including HiDPI support, fingerprint scanner, wi-fi hotspot sharing and support for installing Flatpak packages. "deepin is a Linux distribution devoted to providing beautiful,....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-3

Gio, 30/11/2017 - 15:51
Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is an enterprise-class distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux. It features an integrated management system for central administration of servers. Univention has released an upgrade to their 4.2 series, Univention Corporate Server 4.2-3. The new version features diagnostic tests to help trouble-shoot server and domain....

Distribution Release: SalentOS 2.0

Gio, 30/11/2017 - 00:19
Gabriele Martina has announced the availability of a new version of SalentOS, a lightweight Debian-based distribution featuring the Openbox window manager. The new version, SalentOS 2.0 (code name "Neriton"), is based on Debian 9 "Stretch" and features UEFI support (though not support for Secure Boot). "With great pleasure,....

Distribution Release: Lakka 2.1

Mar, 28/11/2017 - 14:59
Lakka is a minimal Linux distribution which turns a computer into a gaming console. The distribution is based on LibreELEC and runs the RetroArch console emulator. The Lakka project has released a new version, Lakka 2.1, which features an updated Linux kernel, Samba 4 support and RetroArch 1.6.9.....

Development Release: Qubes OS 4.0 RC3

Mar, 28/11/2017 - 06:27
Andrew David Wong has announced that the third release candidate for Qubes OS 4.0 is now ready for testing. Qubes OS is a Fedora-based, security-oriented desktop Linux distribution with a strong focus on system security; this is achieved through what the project calls "compartmentalisation", a feature that allows....

Distribution Release: Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11.5

Lun, 27/11/2017 - 19:06
Black Lab Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution which is currently available in two editions, Core and Desktop. Core is intended for use in low resource computing, server environments and embedded systems while Desktop features lots of applications for end users. The developers have announced the release of Black....

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.3

Lun, 27/11/2017 - 15:57
The Linux Mint team has announced a new update to the project's 18.x series. The new version, Linux Mint 18.3, is a long term support release and will receive updates through to the year 2021. The new release features an updated software manager which makes it easier to....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 740

Lun, 27/11/2017 - 01:16
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Artix LinuxNews: Korora works toward version 27, upgrade option for Ubuntu's Unity users, Nitrux shifting from Snaps to AppImage, running early Unix in a containerQuestions and answers: Gaining longer battery lifeReleased last week: LibreELEC 8.2.1, LXLE 16.04.3, OpenMandriva Lx 3.03Torrent corner: Berry,....

Development Release: NuTyX 9.92

Dom, 26/11/2017 - 16:21
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 project has released a new development snapshot, NuTyX 9.92, which fixes Intel video support and improves HP printer support. "The NuTyX....

Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2017.11.24

Ven, 24/11/2017 - 16:06
BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution designed for penetration testers and security researchers. The project has released a new snapshot, BlackArch Linux 2017.11.24, which contains several updates and more than 50 new packages. The project's blog page lists recent changes: "Today we released new BlackArch Linux ISOs.....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 18.0

Gio, 23/11/2017 - 20:57
The ExTiX project creates Ubuntu-based distribution spins with alternative desktop environments. The latest ExTiX version is 18.0 and it features the Deepin desktop environment. ExTiX 18.0 is based on Ubuntu 17.10 and is compatible with its parent's software repositories. The project's release announcement states: "About ExTiX 18.0 with....