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Distribution Release: Kubuntu 17.04

Ven, 14/04/2017 - 12:27
Valorie Zimmerman has announced the release of Kubuntu 17.04, the latest update from the project which integrates an Ubuntu base system with the latest KDE Plasma desktop and applications: "Kubuntu 17.04 released. Code-named 'Zesty Zapus', Kubuntu 17.04 continues our proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open....

Distribution Release: Lubuntu 17.04

Ven, 14/04/2017 - 09:26
Simon Quigley has announced the release of Lubuntu 17.04, a new version of the project's official Ubuntu variant featuring the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) and designed specifically for older machines and low-resource computers: "Thanks to all the hard work by our contributors, Lubuntu 17.04 has been released.....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 17.04

Ven, 14/04/2017 - 06:18
The Ubuntu Kylin project, a member of the Ubuntu family developing a Linux distribution designed and optimised for users in China, has announced the release of version 17.04. In a surprise last-minute move (and as a result of the recent Ubuntu decision to scrap the Unity desktop), the....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 17.04

Ven, 14/04/2017 - 03:02
David Mohammed has announced the release of Ubuntu Budgie 17.04, a desktop Linux distribution featuring the Budgie desktop (developed by Solus). This is the project's first stable release as an officially recognised Ubuntu flavour: "We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distribution....

Distribution Release: Xubuntu 17.04

Ven, 14/04/2017 - 00:07
The Xubuntu project, a community edition of Ubuntu featuring the Xfce desktop environment, has announced the release of Xubuntu 17.04. The new release features some applications and Xfce components which have been ported to GTK+ 3 and this release includes bug fixes for Mugshot along with a new....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 17.04

Gio, 13/04/2017 - 20:57
Martin Wimpress has announced the launch of Ubuntu MATE 17.04. The new release, which features nine months of support, ships with MATE 1.18 as the default desktop environment. With this release, the distribution's MATE desktop has completed the transition from using GTK+ 2 libraries to GTK+ 3. "This....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu GNOME 17.04

Gio, 13/04/2017 - 18:01
Jeremy Bicha has announced the availability of Ubuntu GNOME 17.04. The new version of the distribution ships with version 3.24 of the GNOME desktop environment and will receive security updates for nine months. "The Ubuntu GNOME developers are proud to announce our latest non-LTS release 17.04. For the....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 17.04

Gio, 13/04/2017 - 15:27
Adam Conrad has announced the release of Ubuntu 17.04. The latest release of Ubuntu features nine months of support and security updates. The new release includes version 4.10 of the Linux kernel as well as driverless printing to supported devices. Support for 32-bit PowerPC computers has been dropped....

Distribution Release: Baruwa Enterprise Edition 6.9

Gio, 13/04/2017 - 06:43
Andrew Colin Kissa has announced the release of Baruwa Enterprise Edition (also called BaruwaOS) 6.9, the latest update of the project's commercial server distribution built from the source code of the recently-released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9: "Today we are issuing Baruwa Enterprise Edition release - BaruwaOS 6.9.....

Distribution Release: RancherOS 1.0.0

Gio, 13/04/2017 - 02:11
Rancher Labs has announced the release of RancherOS 1.0.0, a major release of the company's minimalist Linux distribution designed for running Docker containers: "Rancher Labs, a provider of container management software, today announced the general availability of RancherOS, a simplified Linux distribution built from containers, for containers. RancherOS....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.04

Mer, 12/04/2017 - 01:23
The KaOS development team has announced the release of new installation media for their KDE-focused, rolling release distribution. The new snapshot, KaOS 2017.04, features an improved installer with the ability to use GPT disk layouts on legacy BIOS systems. The project has also introduced a separate Wayland edition....

BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.1

Mar, 11/04/2017 - 20:03
The OpenBSD developers have announced the availability of a new stable release of their security-oriented operating system. The new release, OpenBSD 6.1, introduces bug fixes, several new or improved hardware drivers and security enhancements to the system installer. "We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD....

Distribution Release: Tiny Core Linux 8.0

Lun, 10/04/2017 - 11:00
Tiny Core Linux 8.0 has been released. Tiny Core Linux is a minimalist (but extensible) distribution, built from scratch, with a focus on being as small as possible - the 32-bit "TinyCore" edition with a graphical window manager (flwm) is a 16 MB download. This major new release....

Distribution Release: OpenELEC 8.0.0

Lun, 10/04/2017 - 06:09
Stephan Raue has announced the release of OpenELEC 8.0.0, a new feature release of the project's specialist, Linux-based distribution built around Kodi, an open-source media and entertainment software: "The OpenELEC 8.0 (internal version 8.0.0) release has been published. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 707

Lun, 10/04/2017 - 02:19
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: PCLinuxOS 2017.03News: Canonical pulls plug on Unity and convergence, Tanglu seeks additional developers, Chakra's infrastructure changes, OpenBSD on Raspberry PiQuestions and answers: Setting up VPN connectionsReleased last week: Vine Linux 6.5, Univention 4.2-0, CentOS 6.9Torrent corner: CentOS, GoboLinux, NuTyXUpcoming releases: Ubuntu 17.04Opinion....

Distribution Release: LXLE 16.04.2

Dom, 09/04/2017 - 07:12
Ronnie Whisler has announced the release of LXLE 16.04.2. As the name and version number suggests, this is a distribution based on Ubuntu's latest LTS (long-term support) release while featuring a customised LXDE desktop environment. From the release announcement: "LXLE 16.04.2 'Eclectica' released. What's new? Menu layout -....

Distribution Release: TalkingArch 2017.04.04

Sab, 08/04/2017 - 03:27
TalkingArch is a re-spin of the Arch Linux live ISO image, modified to include speech and Braille output for blind and visually-impaired users. The project's latest release, version 2017.04.04, is the first build that limits hardware support to the x86_64 processor architecture: "The TalkingArch team is pleased to....

Distribution Release: NuTyX 9.0

Gio, 06/04/2017 - 02:27
Thierry Nuttens has announced the availability of a new version of the NuTyX distribution. NuTyX is based on Linux From Scratch (LFS) and features a custom software manager called "cards". The new release, NuTyX 9.0, features some of the latest software (Linux 4.10, Plasma 5.9, GNOME 3.22, MATE....

Distribution Release: CentOS 6.9

Gio, 06/04/2017 - 00:00
Johnny Hughes has announced the release of CentOS 6.9, a Red Hat-sponsored Linux distribution built from the source code for the recently-released Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9. This is the project's legacy branch supported until November 2020. From the release announcement: "We are pleased to announce the....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-0

Mer, 05/04/2017 - 16:04
Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a Debian-based Linux distribution for enterprise server environments. The Univention team has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server 4.2-0. The new version shifts the distribution's base from Debian 7 to Debian 8 which also transitions UCS from using SysV init to....