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Development Release: SolydXK 9 Beta
Arjen Balfoort has announced the availability of a beta release of SolydXK 9, a desktop-oriented Linux distribution (now based on Debian 9) with a choice of Xfce 4.12 and KDE Plasma 5.8 user environments: "Debian Stretch has been released and it's time for us to do the same....
Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0.2
Philip Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 17.0.2, an updated build of the project's "Gellivara" set of distributions featuring KDE Plasma 5.10, GNOME 3.24 and Xfce 4.12: "Manjaro Gellivara was a great release. Now we are proud to announce 17.0.2 which fixes a lot of issues....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 718
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Debian 9 "Stretch"News: Debian updates live media, pfSense gains commercial support, Ubuntu tests new network configuration tool, openSUSE gains out-of-the-box MP3 supportQuestions and answers: Distributions with support for even older hardwareReleased last week: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9, Univention Corporate Server....
Distribution Release: Voyager Live 9
Rodolphe Bachelart has announced the release of Voyager Live 9, a brand-new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution featuring a highly customised Xfce desktop with many user-friendly enhancements. This release, based on Debian 9, is built around the Xfce 4.12 desktop, coupled with Linux kernel 4.9.30. The....
Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.5
Ultimate Edition developer "TheeMahn" has announced a release of a new build of Ultimate Edition. Version 5.5, featuring the KDE Plasma 5.9.5 desktop, is based on Kubuntu 17.04, which is a distribution supported for nine months only (until January 2018). From the release notes: "Ultimate Edition 5.5 was....
Development Release: FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3
Glen Barber has announced the availability of a new beta snapshot of the FreeBSD operating system. The new development version, FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3, is available for x86, ARM, PowerPC and Sparc64 architectures. Several fixes and improvements have been introduced since the previous beta, including: "The mlx4en driver has been....
Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-06-21
Simon Long has announced the release of Raspbian 2017-06-21, an updated build of the project's distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi. In case you are wondering, this version is still based on Debian 8 "Jessie" (and not on the just-released Debian 9 "Stretch"). From the release announcement: "Today....
Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.6
The SparkyLinux distribution is a Debian-based project which typically tracks Debian's Testing branch to provide a lightweight, friendly desktop operating system. Following the release of Debian 9, the SparkyLinux team has announced the launch of SparkyLinux 4.6 which is built using software from Debian's Stable branch. "There are....
Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-1
Nico Gulden has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.2-1, a new build of the Debian-based server distribution featuring a web-based management system for central administration of servers: "We are pleased to announce the availability of UCS 4.2-1 for download, the first point release of Univention....
Distribution Release: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02
The OpenMandriva project is a fork of the Mandriva family of Linux distributions. The project's latest release, OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, features a number of package updates, including the Plasma 5.9.5 desktop environment, Wayland 1.12.0, systemd 233 and version 4.11 of the Linux kernel. OpenMandriva's kernel uses the BFQ....