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Development Release: Elive 2.8.0 (Beta)

Friday 10th of February 2017 03:02:01 PM
The Elive distribution is a Debian-based project featuring the Enlightenment window manager. The project has released a new development version, Elive 2.8.0. The new development release features an improved welcome panel, desktop performance improvements and thumbnail previews for Epub and Mobi document files. "The Elive Team is proud....

Distribution Release: NethServer 7.3

Wednesday 8th of February 2017 03:16:44 PM
Alessio Fattorini has announced the release of NethServer 7.3. The NethServer distribution is a CentOS-based project for servers and features a modular design along with web-based administrative controls. The new version can use Samba to replace Microsoft Active Directory domain controllers and features centralized account management. "NethServer is....

Development Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2 Milestone 1

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 03:56:41 PM
Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a Debian-based server distribution which features domain services that are compatible with Microsoft's Active Directory. The project has released a new development snapshot, Univention Corporate Server 4.2 Milestone 1. "We are very pleased to present the first milestone of Univention Corporate Server (UCS)....

Development Release: NuTyX 8.2.94

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 01:41:21 PM
NuTyX is a Linux distribution built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch which features a custom package manager called "cards". The NuTyX project has released a new development version, NuTyX 8.2.94. "The NuTyX team is please to announce the development release 8.2.94 of NuTyX. NuTyX....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 698

Monday 6th of February 2017 12:09:10 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Solus 2017.01.01.0: Impressive newcomerNews: Tails migrating to 64-bit, Debian Stretch freezes, Ubuntu backports Snap, Ubuntu 16.04.2 delayed again, running Steam games on TrueOSQuestions and answers: Comparing containers with portable applicationsReleased last week: OPNsense 17.1Torrent corner: Bluestar Linux, Calculate Linux, Clonezilla, OBRevenge OS,....

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F2FS Feature Work For The Linux 4.11 Kernel

The Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will see new features introduced with the Linux 4.11 kernel. F2FS for Linux 4.11 is making use of a separate thread for discards to avoid latency problems during checkpoints and fstrim, some prep work for open-channel SSD support, on-disk bitmaps are being introduced, and various other changes. Read more

Q4OS 1.8.3, Orion

New update of stable Q4OS 'Orion' desktop is available. Bunch of important packages updates and security patches has been delivered, as well as improvements of the native Q4OS update manager application. All the changes are available for existing Q4OS users via the automatic update process. Work on the next major version, Q4OS 2.3 'Scorpion' continues as the Debian Project also nears end of development cycle for the Debian GNU/Linux 9 'Strech' operating system, upon which Q4OS 2.3 will be based. The release date is preliminarily scheduled at about the turn of April and May 2017. Q4OS 'Scorpion' will be supported at least five years from the official release date. Read more

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