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Distribution Release: Linuxfx 8.0

3 ore 23 min fa
Rafael Wagner has announced the launch of a new version of Linuxfx, a Brazilian distribution based on Ubuntu and featuring the KDE Plasma desktop. The new release, Linuxfx 8.0, is based on Ubuntu LTS packages and features the Plasma 5 desktop environment. Linuxfx also includes the WPS productivity....

Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 2.5.2-17

13 ore 19 min fa
Steven Shiau has announced the release of Clonezilla Live 2.5.2-17, an updated build of the Debian-based live CD with specialist utilities for disk cloning and backups: "This release of Clonezilla Live (2.5.2-17) includes major enhancements and bug fixes. Enhancements and changes: the underlying GNU/Linux operating system has been....

Development Release: SolydXK 9 Beta

Lun, 26/06/2017 - 14:28
Arjen Balfoort has announced the availability of a beta release of SolydXK 9, a desktop-oriented Linux distribution (now based on Debian 9) with a choice of Xfce 4.12 and KDE Plasma 5.8 user environments: "Debian Stretch has been released and it's time for us to do the same....

Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0.2

Lun, 26/06/2017 - 09:57
Philip Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 17.0.2, an updated build of the project's "Gellivara" set of distributions featuring KDE Plasma 5.10, GNOME 3.24 and Xfce 4.12: "Manjaro Gellivara was a great release. Now we are proud to announce 17.0.2 which fixes a lot of issues....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 718

Lun, 26/06/2017 - 02:27
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Debian 9 "Stretch"News: Debian updates live media, pfSense gains commercial support, Ubuntu tests new network configuration tool, openSUSE gains out-of-the-box MP3 supportQuestions and answers: Distributions with support for even older hardwareReleased last week: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9, Univention Corporate Server....

Distribution Release: Voyager Live 9

Dom, 25/06/2017 - 12:58
Rodolphe Bachelart has announced the release of Voyager Live 9, a brand-new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution featuring a highly customised Xfce desktop with many user-friendly enhancements. This release, based on Debian 9, is built around the Xfce 4.12 desktop, coupled with Linux kernel 4.9.30. The....

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.5

Dom, 25/06/2017 - 05:44
Ultimate Edition developer "TheeMahn" has announced a release of a new build of Ultimate Edition. Version 5.5, featuring the KDE Plasma 5.9.5 desktop, is based on Kubuntu 17.04, which is a distribution supported for nine months only (until January 2018). From the release notes: "Ultimate Edition 5.5 was....

Development Release: FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3

Sab, 24/06/2017 - 20:30
Glen Barber has announced the availability of a new beta snapshot of the FreeBSD operating system. The new development version, FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3, is available for x86, ARM, PowerPC and Sparc64 architectures. Several fixes and improvements have been introduced since the previous beta, including: "The mlx4en driver has been....

Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-06-21

Ven, 23/06/2017 - 15:15
Simon Long has announced the release of Raspbian 2017-06-21, an updated build of the project's distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi. In case you are wondering, this version is still based on Debian 8 "Jessie" (and not on the just-released Debian 9 "Stretch"). From the release announcement: "Today....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.6

Gio, 22/06/2017 - 14:37
The SparkyLinux distribution is a Debian-based project which typically tracks Debian's Testing branch to provide a lightweight, friendly desktop operating system. Following the release of Debian 9, the SparkyLinux team has announced the launch of SparkyLinux 4.6 which is built using software from Debian's Stable branch. "There are....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-1

Mer, 21/06/2017 - 09:24
Nico Gulden has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.2-1, a new build of the Debian-based server distribution featuring a web-based management system for central administration of servers: "We are pleased to announce the availability of UCS 4.2-1 for download, the first point release of Univention....

Distribution Release: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02

Mer, 21/06/2017 - 01:34
The OpenMandriva project is a fork of the Mandriva family of Linux distributions. The project's latest release, OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, features a number of package updates, including the Plasma 5.9.5 desktop environment, Wayland 1.12.0, systemd 233 and version 4.11 of the Linux kernel. OpenMandriva's kernel uses the BFQ....

Distribution Release: Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9

Lun, 19/06/2017 - 06:31
Hot on the heels of the new Debian release comes Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9, a new version of the project's Debian-based distribution tailored to educational institutions, computer labs and school networks. Donald Norwood announced the release yesterday: "The Debian Edu developer team is happy to announce Debian Edu 9,....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 717

Lun, 19/06/2017 - 02:11
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Swimming with SharkLinuxNews: Solus founder decides to work on project full time, Parrot Security considers switch to Devuan base, OpenBSD working on new kernel security feature, UBports releases first OTA update, fix for Fedora update errors, Debian 9 editions releasedTips and tricks:....

Distribution Release: Debian 9

Dom, 18/06/2017 - 05:50
The Debian project, which develops the world's largest Linux distribution, has announced the release of Debian 9, code name "Stretch". The usual long-development cycle and conservative, well-tested nature of the product is a consequence of the distribution's support for a number of processor architectures (i386, amd64, arm64, armel,....

Development Release: FreeBSD 11.1-BETA2

Sab, 17/06/2017 - 21:27
Glen Barber has announced the release of a new development snapshot of FreeBSD. The new snapshot, FreeBSD 11.1-BETA2, is available for x86, AMD64, PowerPC and ARM architectures and includes several fixes and improvements since the previous beta release. "The pcib driver has been updated for Hyper-V virtual machines....

Distribution Release: antiX 16.2

Ven, 16/06/2017 - 13:41
The antiX team has announced the availability of a new point-release of the project's lightweight, Debian-based operating system. The new release, antiX 16.2, is based on Debian 8.8 "Jessie" and features a customized 4.4.10 LTS kernel running SysV init. "antiX 16.2 (Berta Cáceres) point release is available. Bug-fix....

BSD Release: FreeNAS 11.0

Gio, 15/06/2017 - 01:50
Joon Lee has announced the final release of FreeNAS 11.0, a new version of the project's specialist FreeBSD-based operating system designed for computers serving as Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices. This version replaces Coral (which suffered from serious bugs following its release) as the current stable FreeNAS: "After several....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.19 Core 111

Mer, 14/06/2017 - 23:16
Michael Tremer has announced a new update to the IPFire distribution for firewalls. The new version, IPFire 2.19 Core Update 111, features a number of security improvements which allow IPFire to connect to wireless networks and drops older (potentially vulnerable) cryptography functions for newer, stronger ones. Quality of....

Distribution Release: OpenMediaVault 3.0.79

Mer, 14/06/2017 - 04:36
Volker Theile has announced the release of OpenMediaVault 3.0.79, a major update and the first stable build in the 3.x version series. OpenMediaVault is a specialist Debian-based distribution designed for network-attached storage (NAS) systems: "After a long development phase I am happy to announce the release of OpenMediaVault....