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General Linux News:

How To Check If A Linux System Is 32 bit Or 64 Bit
An introduction to Linux's EXT4 filesystem
MPV - A Cross-Platform CLI-Based VLC Alternative
How to Install Spotify On Fedora Linux
Resetter Simple Way To Reset Ubuntu/Linux Mint To Factory Defaults
Chef expands its cloud and container menu
Heptio Helps Launch Ksonnet To Make Kubernetes Simpler


Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Devuan GNU+Linux 1.0.0
Development Release: Mageia 6 RC
Distribution Release: Alpine Linux 3.6.0
Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta
Distribution Release: BitKey 14.2.0
Distribution Release: Guix System Distribution 0.13.0
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 713
Development Release: Tails 3.0 RC1
Distribution Release: Parrot Security OS 3.6
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.5





General Linux News:

How To Check If A Linux System Is 32 bit Or 64 Bit

 ostechnix: 10 Linux commands to find if your Linux OS architecture is 32 bit or 64 bit.

An introduction to Linux's EXT4 filesystem

Take a walk through EXT4's history, features, and optimal use, and learn how it differs from previous iterations of the EXT filesystem.

MPV - A Cross-Platform CLI-Based VLC Alternative

MPV Video Player is a free, open-source and cross-platform media player

How to Install Spotify On Fedora Linux

Spotify is probably the most popular streaming music service in the world right now, and it does have a native Linux client.

Resetter Simple Way To Reset Ubuntu/Linux Mint To Factory Defaults

Resetter is an application built with python and pyqt that will help users to reset

Chef expands its cloud and container menu

ZDnet: Chef, the popular DevOps company, has expanded its Chef Automate program to handle cloud-native and container-first server environments.

Heptio Helps Launch Ksonnet To Make Kubernetes Simpler

ServerWatch: Joe Beda wants to make Kubernetes suck less.



Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Devuan GNU+Linux 1.0.0
After approximately two years in development, the Devuan GNU+Linux project has announced the first stable release of the Devuan distribution. Devuan is a fork of Debian with the SysV init software used in place of Debian's systemd package. Services which rely on systemd to function have similarly been....
Development Release: Mageia 6 RC
Donald Stewart has announced that the long-awaited release candidate for Mageia 6 is finally ready for testing: "Everyone at Mageia is exceptionally happy and proud to announce the availability of the release candidate of Mageia 6. It has been a long road, but we are at the last....
Distribution Release: Alpine Linux 3.6.0
Natanael Copa has announced the release of Alpine Linux 3.6.0. Alpine Linux is an independent, minimal operating system that is well suited to running servers, routers and firewalls. Version 3.6.0 introduces support for 64-bit POWER machines, 64-bit IBM z Systems computers and features many up to date packages,....
Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta
Red Hat has announced a new beta release of the company's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x series. The new development release, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta, includes bug fixes and a few new features for the 7.x product line. "Year over year, security remains a top concern....
Distribution Release: BitKey 14.2.0
With the current craze surrounding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, here is a timely release of BitKey - a specialist, Debian-based distribution and a Swiss-army knife designed specifically for Bitcoin users and fans. The live CD image comes with a range of useful utilities to perform highly secure air-gapped....
Distribution Release: Guix System Distribution 0.13.0
The Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is a GNU/Linux distribution which showcases the Guix advanced package manager. GuixSD runs on the Linux-Libre kernel and features the GNU Shepherd init software. The latest version of GuixSD, 0.13.0, supports booting on UEFI-enabled computers and can be installed on the Btrfs advanced....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 713
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: ROSA Fresh R9News: Fedora plans new networking improvements, FreeBSD's Quarterly Report, UBports sets up its own app store, Parsix project to shut downQuestions and answers: How SELinux improves securityReleased last week: Untangle NG Firewall 13.0.0, elementary OS 0.4.1, Parrot Security OS 3.6Torrent....
Development Release: Tails 3.0 RC1
The first release candidate for Tails 3.0, a Debian-based live DVD specially designed for anonymous web browsing using the included Tor Browser, is now ready for testing. This major update of Tails is based on the soon-to-be-released Debian 9.0 "Stretch" and it features GNOME Shell 3.22 as the....
Distribution Release: Parrot Security OS 3.6
Lorenzo Faletra has announced the release of Parrot Security OS 3.6, an updated build of the project's Debian-based specialist distribution featuring useful tools for penetration testing, forensic analysis, hacking, privacy, anonymity and cryptography: "After some months of hard work we were finally able to release Parrot Security OS....
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.5
ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to be binary compatible with Microsoft Windows and features the ability to run many Windows applications. The project has released ReactOS 0.4.5 which features several improvements to the system's graphics, including better application and font rendering. The ReactOS team....