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Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 10

Saturday 18th of May 2019 12:14:53 AM
Peppermint OS is a lightweight, desktop distribution based on packages from Ubuntu which merges components of the Xfce and LXDE desktop environments. Peppermint OS also tries to integrate web-based applications into the desktop, using site-specific browsers, and local programs. The project's latest version, Peppermint OS 10, is built....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.23 Core 131

Friday 17th of May 2019 01:03:30 AM
Michael Tremer has announced the release of IPFire 2.23, a major update of the project's specialist Linux distribution for firewalls. The new version brings a brand-new intrusion detection system: "Finally, we are releasing another big release of IPFire. In IPFire 2.23 Core Update 131, we are rolling out....

Distribution Release: ArcoLinux 19.05.2

Wednesday 15th of May 2019 02:25:40 PM
ArcoLinux is an Arch-based distribution which is available in three main branches, which provide a range of complete solutions, minimal editions designed to be customized by the user, and community flavours. The ArcoLinux project has published a new update, version 19.05.2, that adds some short-cuts and trims out....

Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.04

Monday 13th of May 2019 09:41:59 PM
Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution with editions based Xubuntu and Debian's Stable branch. It strives to be beginner-friendly and reasonably light on resources so that it can be used on older computers. The project has published an update to its Debian-based branch, Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 2-1.04, which....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 814

Monday 13th of May 2019 12:29:40 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 30 Workstation and Fedora 30 SilverblueNews: Distributions publish fixes for Firefox, Fedora launches new community platform, CentOS team reveals roadmap to 8.0, Debian plans to use Wayland by default, Endless creates educational gamesQuestions and answers: Why distributions ship with different kernel....

Development Release: OpenMandriva LX 4.0 RC

Sunday 12th of May 2019 07:13:53 PM
Cristina Sgubbi has announced the availability of the release candidate for OpenMandriva LX 4.0, a desktop Linux distribution with KDE Plasma as the preferred desktop environment: "OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 RC released. We are almost there. The final step before the long-awaited OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 is the release candidate....

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2019.04

Sunday 12th of May 2019 12:11:51 PM
Alexander Pyhalov has announced the release of OpenIndiana 2019.04, the latest stable build of the project's open-source operating system, originally forked from the discontinued OpenSolaris project. This version integrates VirtualBox packages into the operating system and updates many packages, including the MATE desktop and the Firefox browser: "We....

Distribution Release: LibreELEC 9.0.2

Saturday 11th of May 2019 03:10:00 PM
LibreELEC is a minimal Linux distribution for running the Kodi media centre software. The LibreELEC team has published a new release, LibreELEC 9.0.2, which introduces new default firewall tools for protection on public networks, moves system updates to their own menu, and makes it possible to change secure....

Development Release: Rescatux 0.71 Beta 7

Thursday 9th of May 2019 01:50:30 AM
For those stressful moments when one desperately needs to recover a broken Linux installation, Rescatux, a Debian-based distribution (now with LXQt instead of LXDE desktop), is a handy live CD to keep around. A new development build, Rescatux 0.71 beta 7, was announced yesterday. Although the project's past....

BSD Release: Project Trident 19.04

Wednesday 8th of May 2019 09:58:13 PM
Project Trident, a desktop operating system based on TrueOS (derived from FreeBSD's development tree), has been updated to version 19.04. This release continues to use the technologies from the FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT branch and it comes with updated Lumina desktop environment, version 1.5.0: "Project Trident version 19.04 (based on....

Distribution Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0

Tuesday 7th of May 2019 02:55:13 PM
Red Hat has announced the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0, a brand-new release which ships with GNOME 3.28 running on Wayland as the default desktop environment. The new version also includes the Image Builder utility for creating custom images of the distribution for deployment. "Based on....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 813

Monday 6th of May 2019 12:20:16 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: ROSA Fresh R11News: Linux Mint 17 and Kubuntu 14.04 reach end of life, MX asks for help with systemd-shim, FreeBSD testing base updates through pkg, interview with Gaël DuvalQuestions and answers: Wiping web browser changes from the systemReleased last week: Fedora 30,....

Distribution Release: Fatdog64 Linux 801

Saturday 4th of May 2019 03:20:56 PM
Fatdog64 Linux is a small, desktop, 64-bit Linux distribution. Originally created as a derivative of Puppy Linux with additional applications. The project has published a new version, Fatdog64 Linux 801, which is mostly a bug-fix and maintenance release following version 800. However, the distribution also includes some new....

Distribution Release: GuixSD 1.0.0

Thursday 2nd of May 2019 03:08:38 PM
The Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is a Linux-based, stateless operating system that is built around the GNU Guix package manager. The operating system provides advanced package management features such as transactional upgrades and roll-backs, reproducible build environments. The project's new release is GuixSD 1.0.0 which introduces a new....

Development Release: Oracle Linux 8 Beta

Thursday 2nd of May 2019 12:18:56 AM
Avi Miller has announced that the initial beta build of Oracle Linux 8, a distribution rebuilt from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (currently also in beta phase), is now available for download and testing: "We are pleased to announce the availability of the Oracle....

Distribution Release: SuperX 5.0

Wednesday 1st of May 2019 07:40:11 PM
Wrishiraj Kaushik has announced the release of SuperX, a desktop distribution based on KDE neon. The new version, SuperX 5.0 "Lamarr", offers a number of visual changes and updates: "With this release, we highlight our approach to innovation, while maintaining our friendliness and focus on design and beauty.....

Distribution Release: ClearOS 7.6.0

Wednesday 1st of May 2019 07:10:23 AM
ClearOS, a CentOS-based distributions designed for servers, has been updated to version 7.6.0: "ClearFoundation and ClearCenter are proud to announce the general release of ClearOS 7.6.0. This is a minor release of ClearOS; it focuses on important security updates as well as new applications in the ClearCenter Marketplace.....

Distribution Release: Fedora 30

Tuesday 30th of April 2019 02:24:34 PM
Matthew Miller has announced the release of Fedora 30. The new version of the Red Hat-sponsored distribution ships with GNOME 3.32, PHP 7.3 and version 9 of the GNU Compiler Collection. There is also a new feature called Linux System Roles to help administrators set up modules through....

Distribution Release: KaOS 2019.04

Monday 29th of April 2019 12:11:28 PM
KaOS 2019.04 has been released. KaOS is a highly KDE-centric, rolling-release distribution that uses Arch's Pacman for package management tasks. The new version brings an updated toolchain together with the usual round of package and library upgrades: "A nice way of celebrating the sixth anniversary of this distribution....

Distribution Release: Elive 3.0.4

Monday 29th of April 2019 06:19:47 AM
Samuel F. Baggen has announced the availability of a new stable version of Elive, a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Debian 7 "Wheezy", with a customised Enlightenment 17 desktop. This is likely the last update in the Elive 3 series as the focus of the developer has shifted....

More in Tux Machines

Kata Containers Packages are Available officially in openSUSE Tumbleweed

Kata Containers is an open source container runtime that is crafted to seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem. We are now excited to announce that the Kata Containers packages are finally available in the official openSUSE Tumbleweed repository. It is worthwhile to spend few words explaining why this is a great news, considering the role of Kata Containers (a.k.a. Kata) in fulfilling the need for security in the containers ecosystem, and given its importance for openSUSE and Kubic. Read more

[EndeavourOS] The August release is available.

This ISO contains: Calamares 3.2.11 (the latest version of our installer) Kernel 5.2.8 mesa 19.1.4-1 systemd 242.84-1 xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.16-1 XFCE 4.14 bash-completion broadcom-wl-dkms We also took care of some bug fixes: Autologin is working now (if chosen inside Calamares) Virtualbox detection is working Powersaving/screen-locking issues are resolved Added Leafpad as an option to use the editor as admin (not working with mousepad anymore) A general cleanup Removed light-locker (was causing issues) Read more

Emmabuntus DE2 1.05 Released, Which Reduces ISO Image Size

Emmabuntus Team is pleased to announce the release of the new Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 2 1.05 (32 and 64 bits) on 02nd Aug, 2019. It’s based on Debian 9.9 stretch distribution and featuring the XFCE desktop environment. This is a lightweight distribution, which was designed to run on older computers. This distribution was originally designed to facilitate the reconditioning of computers donated to humanitarian organizations, starting with the Emmaüs communities. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Writing Kubernetes controllers the wrong way is still useful

    When you try to shoehorn an idea, approach, or code into a situation that's not expecting it, you get surprising and fun results. In his Lightning Talk at the 17th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 17x), "Writing Kubernetes controllers 'the wrong way' is still useful," sysadmin Chris McEniry shares his experience with an out-of-cluster etcd-controller. Watch Chris' Lightning Talk to learn more about managing etcd controllers and living to tell the tale.

  • VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength

    Abby Kearns, executive director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, reports that in the soon-to-be-released Cloud Foundry end-user survey, "In just two years, broad deployment of Cloud Foundry has nearly doubled. With 45% of our users describing their Cloud Foundry use as 'broad' (compared to 30% in 2018 and 23% in 2017)."

  • Magnetic Lasso for Krita is here

    I won’t say that I am done with Magnetic Lasso now, but the results are a lot better now to be honest. Take a look at one of the tests that I did,

  • [antiX] swapgs mitigations kernels available

    Latest secure kernels available in the repos for 32 and 64 bit architecture (stretch, buster, testing and sid). 5.2.8 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.19.66 (64bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) 4.9.189 (64 bit and 32 bit pae and non-pae-486) Users are strongly advised to upgrade.

  • M5Stack M5StickV is a Tiny AI Camera for Maker Projects