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Development Release: FreeBSD 11.1-RC1

Sab, 01/07/2017 - 22:33
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the first release candidate snapshot of the FreeBSD operating system. The new development snapshot, FreeBSD 11.1-RC1, is available for x86, ARM, PowerPC and Sparc64 architectures. A number of bug fixes have been introduced into the release candidate: "The first RC build....

Distribution Release: Netrunner 17.06

Sab, 01/07/2017 - 19:10
The Netrunner project has announced the availability of Netrunner 17.06, a desktop Linux distribution built from Debian's "Testing" packages. The new version ships with the KDE Plasma 5.10 desktop, Linux kernel 4.9 and Firefox 52 ESR (Extended Support Release). "The Netrunner team is happy to announce the immediate....

Development Release: antiX 17 Beta 1

Sab, 01/07/2017 - 15:21
The antiX project has released a new beta build of its lightweight distribution. The new development snapshot, antiX 17 beta 1, is the first antiX beta to be based on the newly released Debian 9 'Stretch'. "This is our first public beta of antiX 17 built on the....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.6

Sab, 01/07/2017 - 06:27
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of an update build of Calculate Linux, a set of desktop and server distributions based on Gentoo Linux, free of systemd. This version is provided in four desktop variants, featuring KDE Plasma 5.9.5, Cinnamon 3.4.2, MATE 1.18.0 and Xfce 4.12.3. "We are....

Development Release: Lubuntu 17.10 Alpha 1

Ven, 30/06/2017 - 06:40
Simon Quigley has announced the availability of the initial alpha builds of "Artful Aardvark", the upcoming release of Ubuntu and its big family of Linux distributions scheduled for October 2017. Only three of Ubuntu's sub-projects are taking part in this early alpha testing; they are Kubuntu, Lubuntu and....

Distribution Release: Linuxfx 8.0

Gio, 29/06/2017 - 14:39
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

Gio, 29/06/2017 - 04:43
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,....