Jerry Bezencon, the creator of the Linux Lite computer operating system has announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the Beta release of the upcoming Linux Lite 2.4 distribution. While the stable version of Linux Lite is 2.2, the 2.4 Beta release brings all sorts of new features, updated applications, bug fixes, and performance improvements.
This week's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona focused primarily on phones and tablets, but also featured major new processors, game consoles, smartwatches, and more. Our slideshow of the top 10 products running Linux or the Linux-based Android isn't called the "Best of MWC" since the proof is in the use, and also in the pricing. Many of these products have yet to be priced, and most have yet to ship. Yet, they're all significant in one way or another, and should influence other products that appear through 2016.
The latest Ozon OS "Hydrogen" beta is based on Fedora 21 and it uses GNOME Shell (3.14.x), customized with various extensions. And of course, since Numix Project and Nitrux S.A. are known for their beautiful design work, Ozon OS ships with gorgeous GTK, GNOME Shell and icon themes, which you can see in the screenshots throughout this post.
OpenELEC-5.0 is the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.
After two weeks of development we are proud to present to you another preview of our next stable release, Manjaro 0.9.0. This time we ship XFCE 4.12 tweaked and patched to have the best XFCE experience possible!
Barry Kauler, the famous Puppy Linux creator, was proud to announce a few hours ago, February 26, the immediate availability for download of his Quirky 7.0 GNU/Linux operating system, dubbed April. This version comes as a major upgrade for the previous release, Quirky 6.2, and includes a number of new and attractive features, such as gorgeous desktop powered by JWM (Joe’s Window Manager), as well as some of the latest Linux technologies.
Linux has always been the outsider's operating system. Even more hipster than Apple's iOS and completely off the radar of most Microsoft Windows users, the open source OS umbrella covers an ever increasing collection of mutations and flavours, known to its users as distros (short for distributions).
For the beginner such choice can appear overwhelming, and so CBR has pared it down to the five most accessible.