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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 952

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 19:32
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: UBports on the PinePhoneNews: Mint releases install media with refreshed hardware support, Red Hat offers live kernel patching through Web Console, SUSE offers support for multiple distributions, Ubuntu 21.04 reaches its end of life, EuroLinux supports aarch64Questions and answers: Basic and practical....
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Distribution Release: Linuxfx 11.1.1103

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 21:36
Rafael Rachid has announced the release of Linuxfx 11.1.1103, an updated build of the project's Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with a KDE Plasma desktop themed to resemble either the Windows 10 or the Windows 11 user interface. This version is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, it includes support for....
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Distribution Release: ArchLabs Linux 2022.01.18

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 00:22
The ArchLabs team has announced the release of ArchLabs Linux 2022.01.18, the latest version of the project's minimalist, Arch-based distribution designed for users who prefer to customise and fine-tune their system and software selection during installation. The new version ads the dk and Sway window managers to the....
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Distribution Release: deepin 20.4

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:59
Version 20.4 of deepin, a desktop Linux distribution based on the latest stable Debian release and featuring the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE), has been released. This version updates the stable Linux kernel to the 5.15 branch and provides various other usability improvements: "In deepin 20.4, the kernels are....
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Development Release: Qubes OS 4.1.0 RC4

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:01
Qubes OS is a security-oriented, desktop operating system which places a strong focus on isolating individual tasks. The project's latest development snapshot includes testing for Gentoo templates, Debian reproducible builds, and domain changes for the graphical interface. The release announcement states: "The fourth release candidate for Qubes 4.1.0....
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Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2022_01_18

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 08:48
Parted Magic is a small live CD/USB/PXE with its elemental purpose being to partition hard drives. The project has published a new update which addresses issues with Secure Erase functionality. The release announcement on the project's news page reads: "This version of Parted Magic updates to Linux 5.16.1....
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Distribution Release: SystemRescue 9.00

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 03:06
François Dupoux has released a brand-new update to SystemRescue, a specialist, Arch-based Linux distribution that ships with a comprehensive system rescue toolkit for administrating and repairing a system and rescuing data. This version updates the Linux kernel to the latest long-term supported kernel, version 5.15.14. From the changelog:....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 951

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 20:02
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: instantOS BetaNews: Mint streamlines Firefox distribution, Anaconda experiments with web interface, Ubuntu outlines desktop plans for 22.04, openSUSE 15.2 no longer supportedQuestions and answers: Where to start learning the command lineReleased last week: DragonFly BSD 6.2.1, Emmabuntu DE4-1.01, ExTiX 22.1Torrent corner: Emmabuntus,....
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BSD Release: GhostBSD 22.01.12

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 18:55
The GhostBSD project has published an update to their FreeBSD-based, rolling release desktop system. The project's new snapshot fixes a number of issues and removes an unmaintained package from the default install. "This new ISO contains fixes, improvements, and software updates. Finally, the installer hanging at the cleaning....
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Distribution Release: ExTiX 22.1

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 19:26
The ExTiX distribution has published a new release. The new version, ExTiX 22.1, features the Deepin desktop environment and can be run from RAM. The project's release announcement reports: "I’ve released a new version of ExTiX Deepin today (220114). This ExTiX Build is based on Deepin 20.3 released....
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Development Release: Slackware Linux 15.0 RC3

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 20:38
The Slackware Linux distribution has been slowly gearing up toward a new stable release for a while now, gradually releasing new development snapshots over the past eleven months. The project has announced a new (and final) release candidate, tagged Slackware Linux 15.0 RC3. "Good hello, and welcome to....
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Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE4-1.01

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 01:28
Patrick d'Emmabuntüs has announced the release of an updated build of Emmabuntüs, a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution designed primarily for old older and reconditioned computers donated to humanitarian organisations. Besides shipping with an updated base system, the new version also adds the Ventoy utility, an open-source tool for....
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BSD Release: DragonFly BSD 6.2.1

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 09:59
The DragonFly BSD team have announced the release of DragonFly BSD 6.2.1. The new release includes NVMM hypervisor support, offers remote mounting of HAMMER2 volumes, and HAMMER2 filesystems can be resized using growfs. "DragonFly version 6.2 is the next step in the 6.x release series. This version has....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 950

Sun, 01/09/2022 - 19:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) on a modern Linux distributionNews: Gentoo shares statistics from 2021, Haiku runs WINE port, Dolphin can perform privileged file operationsQuestions and answers: Preventing logins at specific timesReleased last week: Linux Mint 20.3, UBports 16.04 OTA-21, GeckoLinux 153.220104.0....
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Distribution Release: EasyOS 3.2

Sat, 01/08/2022 - 20:37
Barry Kauler has announced the release of EasyOS 3.2, an experimental Linux distribution with a focus on using containers for both applications and the entire desktop. "Since version 3.1, EasyOS has undergone major structural changes and many new applications added. Some of the structural changes include a move....
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Distribution Release: Linux Mint 20.3

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 13:28
The Linux Mint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 20.3 which is available in Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce flavours. The distribution has polished a number of its desktop applications and utilities. "The Hypnotix IPTV player looks better than ever, thanks to Dark Mode support and a....
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Distribution Release: GeckoLinux 153.220104.0, 999.220105.0

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 18:20
GeckoLinux is a member of the openSUSE family of distributions with a special focus on making the operating system desktop-ready out of the box. The project has publisehd a new set of both Static and Rolling editions along with a Next series of editions. The project's news page....
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Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-21

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 09:46
UBports is a community-developed fork of Canonical's Ubuntu Touch operating system for mobile devices. The project's latest release is UBports 16.04 OTA-21. The new release improves the first-run greeter and adjusts the way used storage space is calculated. "The storage statistics (free / occupied space) in the system....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 949

Sun, 01/02/2022 - 19:18
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Jesse's Top Picks Of 2021News: UBports introduces new fixes and features, siduction trims array of desktop editions, Chakra shuts down its servers, CentOS Linux 8 reaches its end of lifeQuestions and answers: Answering questions about the PinePhoneReleased in the past two weeks:....
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Distribution Release: Neptune 7.0

Sat, 01/01/2022 - 17:16
Leszek Lesner has announced the release of Neptune 7.0, a major new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution based on Debian's latest stable release and featuring the KDE Plasma desktop: "We are proud to announce the release of Neptune 7 'Faye' named after the member of the....
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