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Development Release: Fedora 23 Beta

Tuesday 22nd of September 2015 04:28:15 PM
Dennis Gilmore has announced the release of Fedora 23 Beta. This new test release showcases a number of important changes to the Red Hat sponsored distribution. Fedora's new beta release features security hardened packages to protect against memory corruption, GNOME 3.18 is included in the project's Workstation edition....

Distribution Release: Linux Mangaka Mou

Monday 21st of September 2015 09:52:44 PM
The Animesoft development team, the group behind the Ubuntu-based Linux Mangaka distribution, have announced a new release of their desktop operating system. According to the developers the new release, Linux Mangaka Mou, will work on both x86 and PowerPC 64-bit architectures. The Mou version ships with a lightly....

Development Release: Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0 Alpha 3

Monday 21st of September 2015 04:24:47 AM
Edward Snyder has announced the availability of the third alpha release of Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0, a distribution combining Window Maker and Xfce into a unique desktop experience: "The next release of Lemur is now available. There have been many updates and bug fixes for this release: APEman....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 628

Monday 21st of September 2015 12:02:57 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Taking a voyage through Neptune 4.4News: pfSense changes its development process, Pinguy OS releases fix for ISO images and Linux Mint unveils new features for MATE and Xfce usersQuestions and answers: Accessing hard disk images and creating PDF/A documentsTorrent corner: Antergos, Parsix....

BSD Release: MidnightBSD 0.7

Sunday 20th of September 2015 01:33:33 AM
Lucas Holt has announced the availability of MidnightBSD 0.7, a new stable release of the project's FreeBSD-derived operating system with focus on desktop use: "I’m happy to announce the availability of MidnightBSD 0.7 RELEASE. This release is primarily for stabilization, ZFS and mport package tool enhancements. Upgrading from....

Distribution Release: Semplice Linux 2015.2

Friday 18th of September 2015 05:08:26 PM
The developers of Semplice Linux, a Debian based distribution, have announced the launch of Semplice Linux 2015.2 for Workstations. The new release is based on Debian 8.2 and includes version 4.1.7 of the Linux kernel. "It's our pleasure to announce the first stable release of Semplice for Workstations....

Distribution Release: TurnKey Linux 14.0

Friday 18th of September 2015 12:04:25 AM
Jeremy Davis has announced the release of TurnKey Linux 14.0, a major new version of the project's extensive set of highly specialised virtual appliances made for severs. The new version is for 64-bit systems only, it is based on Debian GNU/Linux 8.0, and it includes a number of....

Development Release: Black Lab Linux 2015.9 (Beta)

Monday 14th of September 2015 03:42:23 PM
The Black Lab Linux project has released a new beta image called Black Lab NEXT 2015.9. The testing image ships with version 5 of the GNU Compiler Collection along with LibreOffice 5 and offers improved support for booting on UEFI enabled computers. "Today we have released Black Lab....

Distribution Release: Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0

Monday 14th of September 2015 04:23:46 AM
Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0 has been released. Parsix is a desktop Linux distribution based on the latest stable Debian release, but shipping with the latest stable GNOME build. From the release announcement: "We are happy to announce the immediate availability of Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0, code name 'Mumble'. This version....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 627

Monday 14th of September 2015 12:01:32 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Exploring the magic of Mageia 5 News: Mark Shuttleworth explains Snappy packages, Debian releases Jessie update and Antergos unveils a new software manager Questions and answers: Creating PDF/A documents on Linux Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Debian, Peppermint OS Released last week: Peppermint OS....

BSD Release: GhostBSD 10.1

Sunday 13th of September 2015 04:16:18 AM
Eric Turgeon has announced the final release of GhostBSD 10.1, the latest stable version of the project's FreeBSD-based operating system with a choice of MATE or Xfce desktop environments: "After a year of development, testing and debugging we are pleased to announce the release of GhostBSD 10.1 MATE....

Distribution Release: Pinguy OS 14.04.3

Friday 11th of September 2015 05:26:12 PM
The developers of Pinguy OS, a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu, have announced the release of a minor update to the distribution 14.04 series. The new release, version 14.04.3, offers users a number of enhancements, including support for booting on EFI-enabled computers. This release also includes Firefox 40....

Development Release: Proxmox 4.0 Beta 2

Thursday 10th of September 2015 01:55:26 PM
Daniela Häsler has announced a new beta release of Proxmox Virtual Environment 4.0. The new release, which carries the name Proxmox VE 4.0 beta2, is based on Debian 8.2 and ships with version 4.2 of the Linux kernel. "We are proud to announce the release of the second....

Development Release: Manjaro Linux 15.09 RC2

Wednesday 9th of September 2015 08:34:07 PM
Philip Müller has announced the launch of a second release candidate for Manjaro Linux 15.09. The new release candidate provides developers and adventurous users with the chance to test new features in the Manjaro Linux distribution. "Relative to the last installation media release, our tools have been improved....

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 4.6 "Gamers"

Wednesday 9th of September 2015 02:56:37 AM
TheeMahn", the developer of the Ubuntu-based Ultimate Edition distribution, has once again produced a special "Gamers" edition of the product. This is a 4GB live DVD with a nice collection of games, as well as the XBMC (now called Kodi) media centre software, PlayOnLinux and the Steam client:....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 13.1

Tuesday 8th of September 2015 07:51:18 PM
The 4MLinux project, which creates a minimal rescue and utility distribution, has released 4MLinux 13.1. The new release ships with the GTK+ 3 libraries and the X display server has been rebuilt to provide better 3-D support. "I am happy to announce that the stable version of 4MLinux....

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 6-20150904

Monday 7th of September 2015 05:11:18 AM
Mark Greaves has announced the release of an updated build of Peppermint OS 6, a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 14.04 and featuring the Xfwm window manager with the LXDE desktop environment: "Team Peppermint is pleased to announce a respin of our latest operating system, Peppermint 6,....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 626

Monday 7th of September 2015 12:01:00 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: The status of Wayland and Mir News: HAMMER2 gets deduplication, OpenBSD to get its own hypervisor, PC-BSD changes its release schedule and Linux Mint introduces new features for Cinnamon Questions and answers: Exploring process information and UEFI Torrent corner: LXLE, Porteus Kiosk....

Distribution Release: HandyLinux 2.2

Sunday 6th of September 2015 04:42:23 PM
The developers of HandyLinux, a French language desktop distribution based on Debian, have announced the launch of HandyLinux 2.2. The new release is based on Debian 8 "Jessie" and is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit builds. The latest version of HandyLinux ships with Iceweasel 40, an updated....

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