Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 403

Filed under
Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Gaming with Trine
  • News: OMG! Ubuntu! publishes Unity guide, Lubuntu nears "official" status, Mageia releases first live CDs, interview with wattOS' Ronald Ropp
  • Questions and answers: Choosing the right distribution and software
  • Released last week: Ubuntu 11.04, Slackware Linux 13.37, OpenBSD 4.9
  • Donations: Calibre receives US$300.00
  • New distributions: Icefeast Linux, Remix_OS
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

More in Tux Machines

Phoronix on Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: Windows 10 Creators Update vs. Ubuntu Linux Gaming

Earlier this week I posted some fresh AMD Radeon Windows vs. Linux gaming benchmarks using the newly-released Windows 10 Creator Update and Ubuntu 17.04. For your viewing pleasure today are some fresh NVIDIA Windows vs. Linux benchmarks using a high-end GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. Read more

Bits from the Debian Release Team: release update

We're approaching the final sprint towards Debian 9 "stretch". If you're still planning a BSP for stretch, now is the time to get it organised! Read more

Tor 0.3.0.6 is released: a new series is stable!

Tor 0.3.0.6 is the first stable release of the Tor 0.3.0 series. With the 0.3.0 series, clients and relays now use Ed25519 keys to authenticate their link connections to relays, rather than the old RSA1024 keys that they used before. (Circuit crypto has been Curve25519-authenticated since 0.2.4.8-alpha.) We have also replaced the guard selection and replacement algorithm to behave more robustly in the presence of unreliable networks, and to resist guard- capture attacks. Read more