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Distribution Release: Android-x86 9.0-r1

8 hours 22 min ago
Version 9.0 of Android-x86, an unofficial port of Google's Android to standard computers using the x86 architecture, has been released. This version is based on Android "Pie": "The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 9.0-r1 release to public. This is the first stable release for Android-x86 9.0....
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Development Release: Linux Mint 4 Beta "LMDE"

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 09:30
The Linux Mint team has announced the availability of a new beta version of Linux Mint Debian Edition, a platform which provides Mint-specific packages and technology while using the Debian distribution as its foundation. "This is the BETA release for LMDE 4 'Debbie'. LMDE is a Linux Mint....
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Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 19.0

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 07:07
Philip Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 19.0, the latest stable build of the project's rolling-release distribution originally forked from Arch Linux: "We are happy to publish another stable release of Manjaro Linux, named 'Kyria'. The Xfce edition remains our flagship offering and has received the....
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Distribution Release: IPFire 2.25 Core 141

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:08
IPFire is an independent Linux distribution designed with firewalls and routers in mind and features a web-based interface for easy remote administration. The project's latest release updates several base packages and reworks DNS lookups. "IPFire is a modern distribution as we change and update many essential system components....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 854

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 18:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Void 20191109News: Manjaro launches web-based software portal, Fedora running on a PinePhone, IPFire discusses WireGuard optionQuestions and answers: Answering questions about the /e/ phoneReleased last week: Netrunner 20.01, Untangle NG Firewall 15.0Torrent corner: Bluestar, EasyOS, KDE neon, Live Raizo, Netrunner, PCLinuxOS, UntangleOpinion....
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Distribution Release: Netrunner 20.01

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 17:26
Netrunner is a Debian-based desktop distribution with the latest version, Netrunner 20.01, based on Debian 10.3 "Buster". "Netrunner 20.01 ships with all the latest security updates provided by Debian and a polished Indigo Global Theme, making use of Kvantum theming engine. Firefox-ESR and Thunderbird were updated to the....
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Development Release: GoboLinux 017 Alpha

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 22:35
Lucas Villa Real has announced the availability of the initial development build of GoboLinux 017, an independently-developed distribution which attempts to redefine the UNIX filesystem hierarchy and turn it into a database-like format. From the release announcement: "This is the first preview of GoboLinux 017. This alpha snapshot....
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Distribution Release: Untangle NG Firewall 15.0

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 20:01
Fabio Angelosanto has announced the release of Untangle NG Firewall 15.0, a new version of the project's Debian-based firewall and network gateway designed for small to medium-sized enterprises. Some of the new features of this release are a "Threat Prevention App" and "Kidzsearch": "New Threat Prevention App analyzes....
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Development Release: Elive 3.8.4 (Beta)

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:04
Elive, or Enlightenment live CD, is a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution and live CD featuring the Enlightenment window manager. The project has released a new development snapshot, Elive 3.8.4. The new snapshot is based on Debian 10 "Buster" and includes a number of updates to the kernel and....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 853

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 18:08
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Calculate Linux 20News: IPFire improves DNS lookups, Slackware introducing PAM support, SparkyLinux introduces MystiQTechnology review: An /e/ phone in 2020Released last week: Ubuntu 18.04.4, SparkyLinux 2020.02, Tails 4.3Torrent corner: ArcoLinux, AUSTRUMI, Container, Debian, EasyOS, Endless OS, Hyperbola, KDE neon, NetBSD, Obarun, Raspberry....
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Distribution Release: MX Linux 19.1

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:36
MX Linux, an increasingly popular desktop Linux distribution based on Debian and antiX, has been updated to version 19.1. Besides standard bug fixes and package updates, this version features a special build designed for current hardware: "MX Linux 19.1 now available. MX Linux 19.1 is a refresh of....
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Development Release: Q4OS 4.0 Testing

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 15:41
The Q4OS team have published a new development snapshot of their lightweight distribution. The new testing release is called 4.0 "Gemini" and is based on Debian Testing (aka Bullseye). "We are happy to kick off development cycle of the Q4OS 4, the brand new major version codenamed 'Gemini'.....
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BSD Release: NetBSD 9.0

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 09:16
The developers of NetBSD, a highly portable operating system that runs across over two dozen CPU architectures, have published a new release. The new version, NetBSD 9.0, improves support for 64-bit ARM processors, introduces kernel ASLR, and improves ZFS support. "Sixth months after the start of the release....
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Distribution Release: Project Trident 20.02

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 15:54
Project Trident has completed its initial move from being based on TrueOS to adopting the Void Linux distribution as its foundation. The Project Trident team have published their first stable version, 20.02: "Project Trident is pleased to announce the first official release image based on Void Linux, available....
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Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04.4

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:05
The Ubuntu team has published updated media for the distribution's 18.04 LTS series. Version 18.04.4 of the distribution, along with its Community Editions, provide optional updated hardware support and security updates for supported packages. "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS (Long-Term....
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Distribution Release: Tails 4.3

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:17
A new version of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) has been released. This Debian-based distribution strives to help users communicate securely and browse the web anonymously. The project's latest release, Tails 4.3, includes several key package upgrades along with fixes to the upgrade process interface. "Tails 4.3....
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Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 2020.02

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 13:05
The SparkyLinux team has published a new snapshot of the distribution's rolling release platform. The new media is based on Debian's Testing branch and features several key package updates. "Sparky 2020.02 'Po Tolo' of the (semi-)rolling line is out. It is based on the testing branch of Debian....
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 852

Sun, 02/09/2020 - 18:37
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: EasyOS 2.2News: Overview of new elementary OS features, Container Linux nears the end of its life, Unity8 being packaged for DebianQuestions and answers: Cloning one disk to anotherReleased last week: elementary OS 5.1.2, Raspbian 2020-02-05, Simplicity Linux 20.1Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Archman, DeZeru,....
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Distribution Release: Tiny Core Linux 11.0

Sun, 02/09/2020 - 08:10
Version 11.0 of Tiny Core Linux, an independently-developed, minimalist and modular distribution with community-built extensions, has been released. The new version features Linux kernel 5.4.3 and an updated toolchain: "Team Tiny Core is proud to announce the release of Tiny Core Linux 11.0. Changelog: Linux kernel updated to....
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Distribution Release: Raspbian 2020-02-05

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 08:02
Simon Long has announced the release of Raspbian 2020-02-05, an updated build of the specialist, Debian-based distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers. The latest release delivers a number of interesting changes, including some modifications to the PCmanFM file manager: "We previously made some significant changes to....
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