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Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 0.8.11

Monday 1st of December 2014 05:49:09 PM
Phil Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 0.8.11, the latest update of the Arch Linux-based distribution featuring the Xfce and KDE desktops: "We are happy to announce the final release of Manjaro Linux 0.8.11. The Xfce edition remains our flagship offering and has received the attention....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 587

Monday 1st of December 2014 09:03:28 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Living free with Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0 News: Fedora presents RC1, FreeBSD runs on 64-bit ARM, FFmpeg returns to Ubuntu, Bryan Quigley discusses open hardware, the VUA group plans to fork Debian, DragonFly BSD drops support for 32-bit CPUs Technology preview: Kubuntu 14.10....

Distribution Release: Linux Mint 17.1

Saturday 29th of November 2014 10:03:54 PM
Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 17.1, an updated build of the popular distribution built on top of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' MATE. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which....

Development Release: Semplice Linux 7 Preview

Friday 28th of November 2014 06:19:02 PM
Eugenio Paolantonio has announced the availability of the first development build of Semplice Linux 7, a lightweight, Debian-based distribution that ships with a desktop environment called "Vera" built on top of the Openbox window manager: "It's my pleasure to announce the immediate release of Semplice 7-preview, code-named 'Comfortably....

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 10.1

Friday 28th of November 2014 11:27:49 AM
Zbigniew Konojacki has announced the release of 4MLinux 10.1, the new stable build of the project's lightweight desktop Linux distribution running a customised JWM window manager: "4MLinux 10.1 'Allinone' edition final released. The status of the 4MLinux 10.1 series has been changed to stable. Lots of improvements, most....

BSD Release: DragonFly BSD 4.0.1

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 03:15:56 AM
Justin Sherrill has announced the release of DragonFly BSD 4.0.1, the first stable 4.0 build of the project's UNIX-like operating system created in 2003 by Matthew Dillon as a fork of FreeBSD 4.8: "Version 4.0.1 released 25 November 2014. Version 4 of DragonFly brings Haswell graphics support, 3D....

Distribution Release: siduction 14.1.0

Monday 24th of November 2014 05:29:59 PM
Ferdinand Thommes has announced the release of siduction 14.1.0, a set of Debian-based desktop Linux distributions with separate Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE, LXDE, LXQt and Xfce editions: "We are very happy to present the final release of siduction 2014.1 'Indian Summer'. siduction is a distribution based on Debian’s unstable....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 586

Monday 24th of November 2014 09:00:18 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Feature: Observing Scientific Linux 7.0 News: Debian votes on init coupling, Ubuntu MATE combines classic desktop with Ubuntu packages, Mageia 3 approaches end of life, FreeBSD Foundation receives generous donation, Linux Voice releases first issue for free download Questions and answers: Blocking network....

Distribution Release: Guadalinex 9

Saturday 22nd of November 2014 01:41:49 AM
Guadalinex 9 has been released. Guadalinex is a Linux distribution developed by the Council of Economy, Innovation and Science of the Government of Andalucía (Spain) to facilitate the access to information technology for all citizens of the Spanish province. It is largely based on Ubuntu 14.04, with elements....

BSD Releases: NetBSD 5.2.3, 5.1.5

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:39:37 PM
Soren Jacobsen has announced the release of NetBSD 5.2.3 and 5.1.5, the project's legacy versions in the 5.2 and 5.1 release branches: "The NetBSD project is pleased to announce NetBSD 5.1.5, the fifth security and bug-fix update of the NetBSD 5.1 release branch, and NetBSD 5.2.3, the third....

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