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Distribution Release: Kwort Linux 4.1

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 07:24:21 AM
David Cortarello has announced the release of Kwort Linux 4.1, a lightweight CRUX-based distribution with Openbox and a custom package manager called kpkg: "Kwort Linux 4.1 is out. This new version is fast, stable, and simple as always. Everything has been built from scratch in a clean way.....

Development Release: Mageia 5 Alpha 1

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 12:34:26 AM
Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the initial alpha release of Mageia 5, the project's upcoming version due for a final release in the second half of December: "Here is the first step towards Mageia 5. Most of your favorite software has been updated to their latest....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.15 Core 79

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 11:34:24 AM
Michael Tremer has announced the release of IPFire 2.15 Core 79, the latest stable release of the project's specialist Linux distribution for firewalls: "IPFire 2.15 Core Update 79 is finally arriving with many bug fixes and enhancements. Among the big changes with this update are lots feature enhancements....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 3.4 "GameOver"

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 05:31:36 AM
Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 3.4 "GameOver" edition, a Debian-based distribution designed for gaming enthusiasts: "SparkyLinux 3.4 'GameOver' is out. It has been built on the top of SparkyLinux 3.4 'Annagerman' and it's fully compatible with Debian's 'testing' repository. 'GameOver' is a special edition of....

Distribution Release: CentOS 7.0-1406

Monday 7th of July 2014 10:49:13 PM
The much-awaited initial release of CentOS 7, a distribution built by compiling the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, is out: "We would like to announce the general availability of CentOS 7 for 64-bit x86 compatible machines. This is the first release for CentOS 7 and....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 566

Monday 7th of July 2014 09:00:02 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Playing with LXLE 14.04 News: A desktop designed for OpenBSD, openSUSE's artwork plans, Linux for your car, extra surveillance for Linux users Questions and answers: Home security basics Released last week: Ultimate Edition 4.2, Deepin 2014, Zentyal 3.5 Site news: DistroWatch.com domain....

Development Release: FreeBSD 9.3-RC3

Sunday 6th of July 2014 10:27:35 PM
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the third (and likely last) release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3: "The third RC build of the 9.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. This is expected to be....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 9.0

Sunday 6th of July 2014 05:35:42 PM
Zbigniew Konojacki has announced the release of 4MLinux 9.0, a minimalist and lightweight desktop Linux distribution with JWM as the preferred window manager: "The status of the 4MLinux 9.0 series has been changed to stable. The final release has all the features included in 4MLinux 9.0 Rescue edition,....

Distribution Release: Deepin 2014

Sunday 6th of July 2014 11:30:56 AM
Chen Xiang Bang has announced the release of Deepin 2014, a new stable version of the Ubuntu-based community distribution with a custom desktop environment that bears the same name: "Deepin 2014 release - hold your dream and move forward. Deepin is a Linux distribution that aims to provide....

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 4.2

Sunday 6th of July 2014 06:36:22 AM
TheeMahn has announced the release of Ultimate Edition 4.2, an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the MATE 1.8 desktop environment: "Ultimate Edition 4.2 was built from the ground up debootstrapped from the Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Thar' tree using Tmosb (TheeMahn's Operating System Builder) which is also included in this release.....

Development Release: Scientific Linux 7 Alpha

Friday 4th of July 2014 03:48:24 AM
Pat Riehecky has announced the availability of an early alpha release of Scientific Linux 7, a distribution compiled from the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: "Fermilab's intention is to continue the development and support of Scientific Linux and refine its focus as an operating system....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 13.19

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 12:40:30 PM
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 13.19, an updated version of the Gentoo-based distribution with separate flavours for desktops (with KDE or Xfce), servers and media centres: "We are happy to announce that Calculate Linux 13.19, the last of the 13th, has been released. CL....

Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 2.2.3-25

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 12:31:58 AM
Steven Shiau has released a new stable version of Clonezilla Live, a Debian-based specialist live CD for disk imaging and cloning tasks: "This release of Clonezilla live (2.2.3-25) includes major enhancements and bug fixes. Enhancements and changes: the underlying GNU/Linux operating system has been upgraded, this release is....

Distribution Release: Zentyal 3.5

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 05:30:50 PM
José Antonio Calvo has announced the release of Zentyal 3.5, a major new version of the project's server distribution - now based on Ubuntu 14.04: "The Zentyal development team is proud to announce the release of Zentyal 3.5, a new Zentyal Server Community edition. Zentyal Server is the....

Distribution Release: antiX 14.2 "MX"

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 08:03:08 AM
A bug-fix release of antiX 14 "MX" edition, a variant of antiX developed in collaboration with the MEPIS Community and featuring the Xfce desktop, has been released: "MX-14.2 'Symbiosis' bug-fix upgrade release available. Upgraded bug-fix versions (PAE and non-PAE) of MX-14 are now available. This version has fixed....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 565

Monday 30th of June 2014 08:59:53 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Rolling along with Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.05 News: Installing Fedora on BeagleBone, interview with Fedora's Matthew Miller, learning Linux file system, Linux on super computers Questions and answers: E-book management Released last week: Linux Mint 17 "KDE" and "Xfce", Peppermint OS Five, PC-BSD....

Distribution Release: SME Server 9.0

Monday 30th of June 2014 02:44:21 AM
Ian Wells has announced the release of SME Server 9.0, the first stable release of the project's server oriented distribution that is based on CentOS 6: "The SME Server development team is pleased to announce the release of SME Server 9.0 which is based on CentOS 6.5. SME....

Development Release: Simplicity Linux 14.7 Beta

Sunday 29th of June 2014 10:31:36 PM
David Purse has announced the availability of the beta release of Simplicity Linux 14.7, a Puppy-based distribution with LXDE as the preferred desktop: "Simplicity Linux 14.7 beta has been released. You can find the 'Desktop' edition here and the 'Netbook' edition. There is no X edition in our....

Development Release: FreeBSD 9.3-RC2

Saturday 28th of June 2014 08:31:00 PM
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the second release candidate for FreeBSD 9.3: "The second RC build of the 9.3-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. Changes between 9.3-RC1 and 9.3-RC2 include: a bug....