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Distribution Release: Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0r1

Saturday 14th of February 2015 11:20:59 AM
Alan Baghumian has announced the availability of the first revision release of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0, a desktop distribution based on the stable Debian GNU/Linux 7 but featuring the GNOME desktop with GNOME Shell 3.12: "We are happy to announce that the first revision of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0, also....

Development Release: Mageia 5 Beta 3

Saturday 14th of February 2015 02:33:57 AM
Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the third beta of the upcoming stable release of Mageia 5: "The release date was a close call between Friday the 13th and Valentine's day... but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. The road was long and strewn....

Distribution Release: Rebellin Linux 2.5

Friday 13th of February 2015 12:27:31 PM
Utkarsh Sevekar has announced the release of Rebellin Linux 2.5, a set of distributions with a choice of MATE or GNOME desktop environments - based on Debian 7 (the "Synergy" edition) or Debian "Sid" (the "Adrenalin" edition): "We're proud to announce the release of Rebellin Linux 2.5. Plenty....

Distribution Release: Robolinux 7.8.1 "KDE"

Friday 13th of February 2015 07:42:54 AM
John Martinson has announced the availability of a brand-new edition of Robolinux, a Debian-based distribution with a customised KDE desktop: "Robolinux is proud and excited to announce our newly released 'X-Treme Plasma Speed' Robolinux KDE version 7.8.1. A mind-numbing amount of time and effort went into optimizing the....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.0-1

Wednesday 11th of February 2015 09:20:13 AM
Nico Gulden has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server 4.0-1, the first point update of the Debian-based enterprise-class Linux distribution for servers: "We are pleased to announce the availability of UCS 4.0-1 for download, the first point release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.0. It includes all....

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 1.1.0

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 03:54:41 AM
Mati Aharoni has announced the release of Kali Linux 1.1.0, a point release of the project's Debian-based distribution with specialist software tools for penetration testing and forensic analysis: "After almost two years of public development (and another year behind the scenes), we are proud to announce our first....

Distribution Release: Network Security Toolkit 20-6535

Monday 9th of February 2015 10:22:42 PM
Ron Henderson has announced the availability of a new release of the Network Security Toolkit (NST) distribution. NST is based on Fedora and provides an extensive collection of open source network security utilities. "We are pleased to announce the latest NST release, NST 20 SVN:6535. This is an....

Development Release: elementary OS 0.3 Beta 2

Monday 9th of February 2015 07:28:52 AM
The second beta of elementary OS 0.3, the upcoming new version of the project's Ubuntu-based distribution with a custom desktop environment called "Pantheon", is ready for download and testing: "You thought the day would never come, but after six months and almost 600 fixes we're bringing you the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 596

Monday 9th of February 2015 01:22:06 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First impressions of ArchBSD 2014.09.04News: Fedora upgrade statistics and the EPEL package repository, new features planned for systemd, FreeBSD overhauls its support policies, CrunchBang discontinued and openSUSE 12.3 reaches its end of lifeQuestions and answers: Working with encrypted e-mailTorrent corner: BackBox,....

Distribution Release: Korora 21

Saturday 7th of February 2015 12:46:10 PM
Chris Smart has announced the release of Korora 21, a set of user-friendly desktop Linux distributions, based on Fedora 21, with a choice of Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE and Xfce desktops: "It has taken a few weeks longer than we had hoped, but we're finally happy to announce that....

Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 0.8.12

Saturday 7th of February 2015 01:22:48 AM
Phil Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 0.8.12, a new stable release of the Arch Linux-based distribution with separate editions featuring Xfce and KDE desktops: "We're happy to announce the 0.8.12 release of Manjaro Linux installation media, including images for the Xfce and KDE 4 desktop....

Development Release: Bodhi Linux 3.0.0 RC3

Thursday 5th of February 2015 10:31:18 PM
Jeff Hoogland has announced the availability of a new development release of Bodhi Linux. The new test release carries UEFI support and is distributed via smaller ISO images thanks to a new compression format. "These discs are smaller than the RC2 discs by a sizable amount due to....

Distribution Release: Q4OS 0.5.25

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 02:50:42 PM
The Q4OS team has announced the availability of Q4OS 0.5.25. The new release includes improved support for Broadcom wireless drivers and adds new software repository handling command line utilities. From the release announcement: "Firmware for many Broadcom wireless devices has been included, so Q4OS will automatically recognize and....

Development Release: OpenMandriva Lx 3 Pre-Alpha

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 07:40:43 AM
Kate Lebedeff has announced the availability of the first development build of the upcoming OpenMandriva Lx 3. This release marks a change in the distribution versioning from year-based to sequential numbers. From the release announcement: "Pre-alpha OpenMandriva Lx 3 is here. Why pre-alpha? Because we are eager to....

Development Release: HandyLinux 2.0 Alpha 1

Tuesday 3rd of February 2015 11:59:04 PM
Arnault Perret has announced the availability of the first alpha build of HandyLinux 2.0, a beginner friendly distribution with support for French and English languages - now based on the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 8.0. The release is intended for testing only, with plenty of package updates and bugs....

Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 15.1

Tuesday 3rd of February 2015 12:06:02 PM
David Purse has announced the release of Simplicity Linux 15.1, a set of Puppy Linux-based distributions with LXDE as the preferred desktop and now also a separate 64-bit edition featuring the KDE 4.10.5 desktop: "The final release of Simplicity Linux 15.1 is finally available for download. Simplicity 15.1....

Distribution Release: Raspbian 2015-01-31

Tuesday 3rd of February 2015 02:28:13 AM
Raspberry Pi, a much-loved single-board computer that sells for US$35, is evolving - with version 2 announced yesterday. With the hardware comes a new release of Raspbian (as well as NOOBS, a beginner-friendly compilation of several popular operating systems designed for Raspberry Pi). As Raspberry Pi 2 is....

BSD Release: PC-BSD 10.1.1

Monday 2nd of February 2015 06:12:43 PM
Josh Smith has announced the availability of PC-BSD 10.1.1. The new release features improved management of software upgrades, better GPT support and all desktop utilities have been ported to Qt 5. "PC-BSD 10.1.1 notable changes: brand new system updater which supports automatic background updating of the system; many....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 595

Monday 2nd of February 2015 01:51:37 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First impressions of ExTiX 15.1 GNOME edition News: Jeff Hoogland's return to Bodhi, openSUSE elects new Board members, Frugalware's website restored, discussion on file system organization Questions and answers: Destroying encrypted data Torrent corner: 4MLinux, ArchBSD, BackBox, MakuluLinux Statistics: OSDisc.com sales....

Distribution Release: Black Lab Linux 6.0 SR3

Sunday 1st of February 2015 09:53:17 PM
The Black Lab Linux project has announced an update to the distribution's Professional Desktop edition. "Today we are pleased to announce the release of Black Lab Professional Desktop 6.0 Service Release 3 or SR3. Black Lab Pro Desktop 6.0 SR3 is a major upgrade to our pro desktop....

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet Beta 1 Released, Ubuntu MATE Is Now Official Flavor


ubuntu 15.04 beta released with official release for MATE

Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet MATE Beta 1 released today with other flavors of Ubuntu like KDE, Xfce, LXDE and GNOME desktop environment. Although, as usual Ubuntu unity has not taken part in Beta release. And first time Ubuntu MATE is an official releaed.
 

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