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Distribution Release: Raspberry Digital Signage 10.0

Sab, 18/11/2017 - 00:14
Raspberry Digital Signage (RDS) is an operating system designed for digital signage installations on the Raspberry Pi. It displays a full-screen browser view restricted to a specified (web) resource. The project has released a new version, Raspberry Digital Signage 10.0, which is based on Raspbian "Stretch". The release....

BSD Release: GhostBSD 11.1

Gio, 16/11/2017 - 19:13
GhostBSD is an easy to use, FreeBSD-based desktop operating system. The project has released GhostBSD 11.1 which is available in MATE and Xfce flavours. The new version features easy ZFS configuration the Whisker Menu for the Xfce edition, keyboard layout fixes and an independent GhostBSD software repository. "After....

Distribution Release: Slax 9.2.1

Gio, 16/11/2017 - 16:09
Following a long absence, the Slax project has returned and the new version, Slax 9.2.1, features several significant changes. Slax no longer uses Slackware as its base, the project is now built using Debian packages. With this migration to Debian, Slax will also adopt the APT package management....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.11

Mer, 15/11/2017 - 15:07
KaOS, a rolling KDE/Qt-centric Linux distribution, has been updated to version 2017.11. Besides the very latest Plasma Desktop (version 5.11.3), the new release also introduces Elisa as the default music player: "KaOS is pleased to announce the 2017.11 release. Just days after Plasma 5.11.3, KDE Applications 17.08.3 and....

Distribution Release: Tails 3.3

Mer, 15/11/2017 - 02:03
The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian-based live DVD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The Tails project has released a new update, Tails 3.3. The new version features reduced bandwidth usage via Tor 0.3.1.8, the Tor Browser version 7.0.10 and....

Development Release: Linux Mint 18.3 Beta

Mar, 14/11/2017 - 19:49
The Linux Mint team has announced the availability of a new development snapshot for Linux Mint. The new testing snapshot, Linux Mint 18.3 Beta, features several overhauled applications. The software manager and backup utilities in particular have been given a new look. Linux Mint now makes it easier....

Distribution Release: Fedora 27

Mar, 14/11/2017 - 15:40
The Fedora team has announced the release of a new version of their cutting edge Linux distribution. The new version, Fedora 27, ships with GNOME 3.26 which features a new settings panel and a more comprehensive search page. The Boxes virtual machine utility now supports shared folders and....

Distribution Release: VyOS 1.1.8

Mar, 14/11/2017 - 00:40
Daniil Baturin has announced the release of VyOS 1.1.8, an updated version of the Debian-based distribution for firewalls and routers born in 2013 from the ashes of the discontinued Vyatta project: "VyOS 1.1.8 is now available for download. It breaks the semantic versioning convention; while the version number....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 738

Lun, 13/11/2017 - 01:12
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: SparkyLinux 5.1News: Slax developer explores init options, Arch Linux drops 32-bit packages, an overview of LineageOSQuestions and answers: Worried about spywareReleased last week: Redcore Linux 1710, Parrot Security OS 3.9, SharkLinux 4.13.0-17Torrent corner: Antergos, IPFire, KDE neon, Netrunner, PCLinuxOS, Redcore, SharkLinuxUpcoming releases:....

Distribution Release: SharkLinux 4.13.0-17

Sab, 11/11/2017 - 19:47
SharkLinux is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the MATE desktop environment. The project has released new installation media labeled SharkLinux 4.13.0-17. "This release comes with several system changes from previous builds which aim to increase system efficiency and allow greater control for user configuration. The more significant upgrades include....

Distribution Release: Parrot Security OS 3.9

Mer, 08/11/2017 - 02:30
Lorenzo Faletra has announced the release of Parrot Security OS 3.9, an updated build of the project's specialist distribution featuring a collection of tools for penetration testing and forensic analysis, based on Debian's "Testing" branch. This release brings a major new feature - an introduction of application sandboxing....

Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 1710

Mar, 07/11/2017 - 19:28
Redcore Linux is a Gentoo-based distribution featuring the LXQt desktop environment. The project has released a new update of its rolling release distribution, Redcore Linux 1710. "Hey there Redcore lovers. It is my pleasure to announce that Redcore Linux 1710, code name 'Helvetios', ISO image is now ready....

Development Release: MX Linux 17 Beta 1

Lun, 06/11/2017 - 20:02
MX Linux is a desktop distribution based on Debian's Stable branch. The distribution ships with the Xfce desktop environment and swaps out the systemd init software provided by Debian for the SysV init implementation. The project has released a new development snapshot, MX Linux 17 Beta 1. "MX-17....

Development Release: GhostBSD 11.1-RC1

Lun, 06/11/2017 - 16:47
GhostBSD is a desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD. The project has published a new release candidate for the 11.1 series, GhostBSD 11.1-RC1. The new development snapshot removes GRUB from the system installer to prevent a number of bugs and ZFS volume configuration has been updated. "This last....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 737

Lun, 06/11/2017 - 01:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: BeeFree OS 18.1.2News: Canonical joins GNOME Advisory Board, Solus works on software manager and Wayland support, a Tails status report, Slax may be returning to lifeTips and tricks: Quick tricks to fix small problems on LinuxReleased last week: NethServer 7.4, OpenIndiana 2017.10,....

Development Release: UBOS 12 Beta

Dom, 05/11/2017 - 18:13
UBOS is a server distribution based on Arch Linux. The distribution provides utilities for quickly setting up network services such as Wordpress and Nextcloud. The developers of UBOS have launched a new beta which introduces new services for users and makes it easier for developers to package their....

Development Release: Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11.5 Beta 3

Dom, 05/11/2017 - 01:38
Black Lab Linux is an Ubuntu-based distribution which develops a user-friendly, commercial distribution. The Black Lab team is currently working on the upcoming release of Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11.5 and have published a development snapshot. The new beta updates several packages, including the Linux kernel, LibreOffice and....

Distribution Release: Pardus 17.1

Sab, 04/11/2017 - 09:21
Pardus, a Debian-based Turkish Linux distribution for desktops and servers, has been updated to version 17.1. The new release offers three separate ISO images with distinct names that indicate the purpose - Xfce, DDE (Deepin Desktop Environment) and Server. The release notes are available in Turkish only, but....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 23.0

Gio, 02/11/2017 - 01:56
4MLinux is a simple Linux distribution for desktops and servers; it uses the lightweight JWM window manager together with the LTS Linux kernel 4.9 and somewhat conservative applications and tools, including the increasingly rare-to-see LILO bootloader. After prolonged testing, the distribution's 23 branch has now been declared "stable":....

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2017.10

Mar, 31/10/2017 - 14:28
OpenIndiana is an open source operating system based on the Illumos project and a member of the Solaris family. The project has released a new version, OpenIndiana 2017.10, which features updates to the display server and the MATE desktop environment. The new version also supports binary compatibility with....