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Distribution Release: Kubuntu 16.10

Friday 14th of October 2016 12:11:53 AM
The Kubuntu development team has announced the release of Kubuntu 16.10, the latest version of the distribution that combines the Ubuntu base system with the KDE Plasma 5 desktop: "We, the Kubuntu team, are very happy to announce that Kubuntu 16.10 is finally here. After 6 months of....

Distribution Release: Xubuntu 16.10

Thursday 13th of October 2016 09:39:18 PM
The Xubuntu project has released a new version of the project's Xfce-oriented distribution. The new release, Xubuntu 16.10, shares a package base with Ubuntu 16.10 and will be supported for nine months. The new version of Xubuntu features Xfce desktop packages built with the GTK+ 3 toolkit, which....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 16.10

Thursday 13th of October 2016 06:34:22 PM
Martin Wimpress has announced the launch of Ubuntu MATE 16.10. The new version of this official Ubuntu community edition offers a desktop environment and applications which have been ported to the GTK+ 3 toolkit, replacing GTK+ 2. "Ubuntu MATE 16.10 is, more or less, a re-working of Ubuntu....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 16.10

Thursday 13th of October 2016 03:12:05 PM
Canonical has announced the release of a new version of its popular Ubuntu operating system. The latest version, Ubuntu 16.10, offers users many updated packages, a preview session of the Unity 8 desktop environment and version 4.8 of the Linux kernel. The distribution also features LibreOffice 5.2 and....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 16.5

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 04:05:04 PM
ExTiX is a desktop oriented distribution which is based on Debian and Ubuntu. The latest version of the distribution, ExTiX 16.5, features the LXQt 0.10.0 desktop environment and version 4.8 of the Linux kernel. "ExTiX 16.5 LXQt DVD 64-bit is based on Debian 8.6 'Jessie', Debian 9 'Stretch'....

Development Release: Fedora 25 Beta

Tuesday 11th of October 2016 02:47:39 PM
The Fedora Project has announced the release of a new development snapshot of the Red Hat-sponsored community distribution: Fedora 25 beta. The beta release features version 3.22 of the GNOME desktop environment, support for the Rust programming language and a media writer which helps users download and transfer....

BSD release: FreeBSD 11.0

Monday 10th of October 2016 09:02:11 PM
The FreeBSD project has announced a new stable release of the project's operating system. The new release, FreeBSD 11.0, drops support for the ageing OpenSSH Protocol 1, adds wireless support for 802.11n, provides native graphics support for the operating system's bhyve hypervisor and an arm64 architecture port has....

Development Release: GoboLinux 016 Alpha

Monday 10th of October 2016 08:11:51 AM
Lucas Villa Real has announced the availability of the first alpha release of GoboLinux 016. GoboLinux is an unusual distribution as it comes with a highly customised (and perhaps more logical) file system hierarchy which differs substantially from the traditional UNIX layout. This new release is the project's....

Development Release: Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 Beta

Monday 10th of October 2016 04:00:27 AM
Jeff Hoogland has release a new development build of the upcoming Bodhi Linux 4.0.0, an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring a custom-built variant of the Enlightenment desktop named "Moksha": "We are finally nearing the end of the 4.0.0 release cycle. If all goes as planned I will publish a final....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 682

Monday 10th of October 2016 12:10:33 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: KDE neon offers cutting edge Plasma News: Fedora warns of update bug, FreeBSD reminds users of EoL dates, HandyLinux drops English support, LXQt benchmarks Distribution review: Android-x86 6.0 review - not there yet Torrent corner: NixOS, Superb Mini Server Released last week:....

Distribution Release: Superb Mini Server 2.0.9

Thursday 6th of October 2016 03:44:09 AM
A new build of Superb Mini Server (SMS), version 2.0.9, has been released. This new version of the Slackware-based distribution for servers, brings a new Linux kernel and upgrades to most server packages, while leaving the base system unchanged. "Superb Mini Server version 2.0.9 released (Linux kernel 4.4.22).....

Development Release: openSUSE 42.2 Beta 3

Wednesday 5th of October 2016 04:23:06 PM
The openSUSE project has announced the availability of a new beta release for the distribution's Leap edition. The new beta, openSUSE 42.2 Leap beta 3, offers upgrades to VirtualBox and features KDE's Plasma 5.8 desktop environment. Firefox 49 and Thunderbird 45.3.0 are available along with many updated translations.....

Development Release: Linux Lite 3.2 Beta

Wednesday 5th of October 2016 01:29:04 PM
Jerry Bezencon has announced the launch of a new development version of the lightweight, Ubuntu-based Linux Lite distribution. The new version, Linux Lite 3.2 beta, features a number of visual improvements to help users find boot menu entries, see process information and identify icons. Another significant change is....

Distribution Release: KDE neon 5.8

Wednesday 5th of October 2016 12:07:35 AM
Hot on the heals of KDE's Plasma Desktop 5.8, released yesterday, comes a new version of KDE neon, a fast-evolving Ubuntu-based distribution built by KDE and Kubuntu developer Jonathan Riddell: "The KDE neon builders have been firing away this afternoon and Plasma 5.8 LTS is now available in....

Distribution Release: NixOS 16.09

Monday 3rd of October 2016 08:04:11 PM
NixOS is an independent Linux distribution which features the Nix package manager. Nix provides many special package management features, including declarative statements, snapshots and package rollbacks. The latest version of the distribution, NixOS 16.09, offers many new security features and more efficient use of disk space. "In addition....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 681

Monday 3rd of October 2016 12:02:38 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: OpenBSD 6.0 - an exercise in precision News: DragonFly BSD builds dports with LibreSSL, systemd denial of service bug, Mintbox Mini, FreeBSD 11.0 delayed, Debian says good-bye to Kristoffer Rose Questions and answers: Was openSUSE just purchased? Torrent corner: Chapeau, Qubes OS....

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New KNOPPIX Release, LibreOffice 5.1.6, Rosa Down

In Linux news today KNOPPIX 7.7.1 was released to the public based on Debian with GNOME 3.22, KDE 5.7.2, and "Everything 3D." The Rosa project is experiencing network issues and folks may experience problems trying to connect to their services the next few days. LibreOffice 5.1.6 was announced today by The Document Foundation, the sixth update to the Still branch for stable users, and a new vulnerability was disclosed in GNU Tar. Read more