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Development Release: OpenELEC 6.0 Beta 2

Tuesday 16th of June 2015 01:21:40 PM
The developers of OpenELEC, an independent, embedded distribution for home entertainment systems, have announced the availability of a new Beta release. The new release of OpenELEC, version 6.0 Beta 2, features a number of software upgrades and improvements to the Kodi media centre software. "The OpenELEC team is....

Distribution Release: LinuxConsole 2.4

Monday 15th of June 2015 02:22:33 PM
Yann Le Doaré has announced the launch of LinuxConsole 2.4. LinuxConsole is an independent, lightweight distribution which offers easy installation steps and a simple desktop environment, provided by LXDE. The latest release ships with version 4.0.5 of the Linux kernel, the Qupzilla web browser and new Chinese and....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 614

Monday 15th of June 2015 01:01:59 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: First impressions of Chromixium OS 1.0News: Debian releases an update to "Jessie", running OpenBSD in the cloud and Ubuntu mixes Mir, Unity and SnappyMyths and misunderstandings: sudoTorrent corner: Clonezilla, KaOS, Manjaro, SolydXKReleased last week: SolydXK 201506, Manjaro Linux 0.8.13, Clonezilla Live 2.4.2-10,....

Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 0.8.13

Sunday 14th of June 2015 03:20:30 PM
Philip Müller has announced the launch of Manjaro Linux 0.8.13. Manjaro is an Arch-based distribution with friendly text and graphical system installers and the project offers many desktop utilities out of the box. "After four months of development we are happy to present to you Manjaro 0.8.13. This....

Distribution Release: Voyager Live X8

Saturday 13th of June 2015 11:42:33 PM
The developers of Voyager Live, a Debian-based distribution, have announced the release of Voyager Live X8. The new release of Voyager Live is based on Debian 8 "Jessie" and ships with Xfce 4.12 as the distribution's default desktop environment. According to the project's website, Voyager X8 ships with....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.17 Core 91

Saturday 13th of June 2015 03:47:48 PM
The IPFire project, which makes an independent open source firewall solution, has announced an important security update to their distribution. The new release, IPFire 2.17 Core Update 91, patches known OpenSSL and IPsec vulnerabilities. "This is the official release announcement for IPFire 2.17 – Core Update 91. This....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2015.06

Saturday 13th of June 2015 10:51:19 AM
Anke Boersma has announced the release of KaOS 2015.06, the latest release of the rolling-release Linux distribution featuring the KDE Plasma 5 desktop: "KaOS is proud to present the 2015.06 ISO image. The policy is, once a first 'pacman -Syu' becomes a major update, it is time for....

Distribution Release: Clonezilla Live 2.4.2-10

Tuesday 9th of June 2015 02:54:14 PM
Steven Shiau has announced the availability of a new version of Clonezilla Live. The Clonezilla distribution is a Debian-based live disc for manipulating, copying and restoring images of hard disks and disk partitions. The new release, Clonezilla Live 2.4.2-10, offers bug fixes for restoring partitions on machines with....

Distribution Release: SolydXK 201506

Tuesday 9th of June 2015 03:55:56 AM
Arjen Balfoort has announced the release of SolydXK 201506, an updated set of the project's Debian-based Linux distributions with a choice of Xfce (SolydX) or KDE (SolydK) desktops, plus several community-built editions: "It is time for a new release. The new ISO images are based on Debian Jessie's....

Distribution Release: REMnux 6.0

Monday 8th of June 2015 09:37:45 PM
REMnux is a lightweight, Ubuntu-based Linux distribution for assisting malware analysts with reverse-engineering malicious software. Designed to be run as a virtual machine appliance, REMnux ships with a number of debugging and software analysis utilities. The latest release of REMnux, version 6, offers users several application updates and....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 613

Monday 8th of June 2015 12:24:28 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 22's KDE spinNews: Linux Mint developers release Cinnamon 2.6, Ubuntu MATE seeks feedback on installation images and FreeBSD's historyQuestions and answers: Working with or around Secure BootTorrent corner: Finnix, openmamba, Sabayon Released last week: Sabayon 15.06, Porteus Kiosk 3.4.0, Finnix 111,....

Distribution Release: Sabayon 15.06

Friday 5th of June 2015 02:12:53 PM
The developers of Sabayon, a Gentoo-based Linux distribution, have announced the availability of Sabayon 15.06. The new release features several package upgrades, including an update to the 4.0 Linux kernel. Sabayon makes proprietary video drivers available for improved graphics performance and ships with a lot of desktop functionality....

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 14.16.2

Friday 5th of June 2015 11:15:33 AM
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 14.16.2, an updated version of the Gentoo-based distribution for desktops (with KDE or Xfce), servers and media centres: "We are happy to announce the release of Calculate Linux 14.16.2. Main changes: a lighter and more Gentoo-friendly Splashutils tool is....

Distribution Release: Finnix 111

Friday 5th of June 2015 04:37:58 AM
Ryan Finnie has announced the release of version 111 of Finnix, a small Debian-based live Linux distribution for system administrators - now with experimental support for the armhf architecture: "Finnix 111 released. Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian 'Testing'.....

Development Release: Elive 2.6.6 (Beta)

Thursday 4th of June 2015 11:40:35 PM
The developers of Elive, a commercial distribution based on Debian, have announced the availability of Elive 2.6.6. The new test release offers USB 3 support, improved hibernation support and a number of improvements have been made to the distribution's boot loader. "The Elive team is proud to announce....

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