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Distribution Release: Fedora 31

Tuesday 29th of October 2019 03:40:48 PM
Matthew Miller has announced the release of Fedora 31. The new version includes a special isolated container feature called Fedora Toolbox. "If you haven't used the Fedora Toolbox, this is a great time to try it out. This is a simple tool for launching and managing personal workspace....

Distribution Release: ALT Linux 9.0

Monday 28th of October 2019 01:50:07 PM
ALT Linux is an independently developed distribution which is available in Workstation, Server and Education editions. The distribution runs on several CPU architectures, making it run on a wide range of hardware. The project's latest release is ALT Linux 9.0. An English translation of the original Russian release....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 838

Monday 28th of October 2019 12:25:09 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Xubuntu 19.10News: UBports posts status on porting to new platforms, DragonFly BSD offers emergency mode for HAMMER, Xfce team plans 4.16Questions and answers: Clarifying how init and service managers work togetherTorrent corner: Alpine, ArchBang, Archman, BSDRP, Clonezilla, ExTiX, GhostBSD, KDE neon, MX,....

Development Release: LibreELEC 9.2 Beta 2

Sunday 27th of October 2019 11:05:00 PM
LibreELEC is a minimal operating system for running the Kodi media centre. The LibreELEC project has published a new beta development snapshot in the lead-up to LibreELEC 9.2. The new snapshot includes partial support for the Raspberry Pi 4. Earlier versions of the Raspberry Pi are still supported.....

BSD Release: GhostBSD 19.10

Sunday 27th of October 2019 01:11:59 AM
Eric Turgeon has announced the release of GhostBSD 19.10, the latest stable build of the project's desktop-oriented, rolling-release operating system based on TrueOS and featuring the MATE desktop environment: "I am happy to announce the availability of GhostBSD 19.10 with some improvement to the live ISO image and....

Distribution Release: Voyager 19.10

Friday 25th of October 2019 02:16:37 PM
The Voyager Live team has published a new version of the project's Ubuntu-based distribution. The new version, Voyager Live 19.10, ships with GNOME 3.34 and version 5.3 of the Linux kernel. The new release provides nine months of support. An English translation of the project's release announcement (in....

Distribution Release: PrimTux 5

Wednesday 23rd of October 2019 11:31:03 PM
PrimTux is a lightweight distribution developed by a small team of school teachers and computer enthusiasts in the educational environment. The project's latest release is available in two editions with one based on Lubuntu for 64-bit machines and one on Debian for 32-bit machines. An English translation of....

Distribution Release: ExTiX 19.10

Wednesday 23rd of October 2019 09:28:19 PM
ExTiX is a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu. The project's latest release, ExTiX 19.10, is based on Ubuntu 19.10 and features the LXQt desktop. The project's release announcement states: "I have made a new version of ExTiX - The Ultimate Linux System. I call it ExTiX 19.10 LXQt....

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-11

Wednesday 23rd of October 2019 07:51:48 PM
The UBports team has published an update to their mobile operating system. The new version, 16.04 OTA-11, features improved keyboard navigation, more fine-grained web browsing options, and push notifications no longer require that the user have an Ubuntu One account. "We were calling this a "small release"....

Distribution Release: MX Linux 19

Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 06:22:51 PM
The MX Linux team has published a new version of their Debian- and antiX-based distribution. The project's latest version, MX Linux 19, is based on Debian 10.1 "Buster" and features the Xfce 4.14 desktop along with the SysV init software. "We are pleased to offer MX-19 for your....

Distribution Release: Tails 4.0

Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 04:19:13 PM
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 project has released a new version, Tails 4.0, which is the first version to be based on Debian 10 "Buster". "We are especially proud to....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 837

Monday 21st of October 2019 12:10:40 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: CentOS 8.0-1905News: Project Trident finds a new base, Debian planning firewall changes, a look back at 15 years of FedoraQuestions and answers: Merging directories of filesTorrent corner: 4MLinux, Android-x86, antiX, Bluestar, Clonezilla, Container, KDE neon, NuTyX, OpenBSD, Pop!_OS, Volumio, ZevenetReleased last week:....

Development Release: Dragora GNU/Linux-libre 3.0 Beta 1

Saturday 19th of October 2019 03:30:00 PM
Dragora GNU/Linux-Libre is a distribution created from scratch with the intention of providing a stable, multi-platform and multi-purpose operating system. It is built upon 100% free software. The project has published a new development snapshot, Dragora GNU/Linux-libre 3.0 Beta 1, which follows the 3.0 Alpha 1 that was....

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.1-RC2

Saturday 19th of October 2019 02:31:38 AM
Glen Barber has announced the release of the second of third release candidates for FreeBSD 12.1. The new development snapshot features relatively few changes as the 12.1 branch is nearing its stable launch. The release announcement lists the following adjustments since the first release candidate: "A summary....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 19.10

Friday 18th of October 2019 09:38:49 PM
Ubuntu Kylin is an official Ubuntu subproject whose goal is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is more suitable for Chinese users using the Simplified Chinese writing system. The distribution has published Ubuntu Kylin 19.10 which offers nine months of support. The release announcement (Chinese, English) lists....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 19.10

Friday 18th of October 2019 07:53:12 PM
The Ubuntu Budgie team has released version 19.10 of their distribution which features nine months of security updates and ZFS on root support. The project's release announcement lists the features users can expect in Ubuntu Budgie 19.10: "We are pleased to announce the release of the new version....

Distribution Release: antiX 19

Friday 18th of October 2019 04:30:09 PM
antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy-to-install Linux live CD distribution based on Debian for x86 compatible systems. The project's latest release is antiX 19 which is based on Debian 10 "Buster" and uses SysV init instead of Debian's default systemd init software. The distribution's release announcement lists....

Distribution Release: Lubuntu 19.10

Friday 18th of October 2019 02:19:48 PM
The Lubuntu developers have launched Lubuntu 19.10. This is the third version of Lubuntu to feature the LXQt desktop (which replaced LXDE). The current release offers nine months of security updates. The project's release announcement lists new package features and updates: "This is the third Lubuntu release with....

Distribution Release: Kubuntu 19.10

Friday 18th of October 2019 03:18:27 AM
The Kubuntu team has announced the availability of Kubuntu 19.10. The new version offers nine months of security updates and ships with KDE Plasma 5.16 (Plasma 5.17 can be installed from the distribution's Backports repository). the project's release announcement lists the new updates and features: "Codenamed Eoan Ermine,....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 19.10

Friday 18th of October 2019 01:01:20 AM
Martin Wimpress has announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 19.10. The new version provides nine months of support and addresses a number of minor desktop bugs. "Upstream MATE Desktop recently released 1.22.2. All the updates are present in Ubuntu MATE 19.10 plus I've cherry picked a good deal....

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