A number of the distributions on that list would have been suitable but I was also looking for a distribution that had a 32-bit version.
From the list I could reasonably have gone for PCLinuxOS, Linux Mint XFCE, Zorin OS Lite or Linux Lite but having recently reviewed Q4OS I decided that this was the best option because it looks a lot like older versions of Windows, it is lightweight, fast and easy to use.
Rugged Cat S40 Android Smartphone Launches in U.S.
The Cat S40 rugged smartphone, built to take abuse in extreme environmental conditions in the workplace or daily life, is now available in the United States.
The new Android phone, which runs on GSM networks, such as T-Mobile and AT&T Wireless, sells for $399, according to an Oct. 7 announcement by Bullitt Mobile, which licenses the Caterpillar name for the device.
Manjaro Linux Fluxbox 15.10 Edition Released with a Completely Redesigned Desktop
A few minutes ago, October 10, the Manjaro Community Team, through Bernhard Landauer, was proud to announce the release and immediate availability for download of the Manjaro Linux Fluxbox 15.10 operating system.
New IBM Linux Servers Tap OpenPower Technology
IBM this week launched a new "LC" line of servers that infuse technologies from members of the OpenPower Foundation and are part of IBM's Power Systems portfolio of servers.
The new Power Systems LC servers were designed based on technologies and development efforts contributed by OpenPower Foundation partners—including Canonical, Mellanox, Nvidia, Tyan and Wistron.
Tiny Core Linux 6.4.1 Gets Its First Release Candidate Build with Multiple Fixes
Robert Shingledecker has had the please of informing us about the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Release Candidate (RC) build of the upcoming Tiny Core Linux 6.4.1 operating system.
Raspberry Pi KMS Driver UpdatedRaspberry Pi KMS Driver Updated
Eric Anholt has published an updated BCM2835 KMS driver for supporting the Raspberry Pi budget SBCs with this DRM driver.
This latest Raspberry Pi KMS driver code now supports setting new video modes thanks to having a real clock driver. There's also been DeviceTree changes with this latest patch series.
Release of KDE Frameworks 5.15.0
KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see the Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.
This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner.