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General Linux News:

Ubuntu Dock Features Adaptive Transparency on Ubuntu 17.10, Here's How It Works
A Quick Review Of PCLinuxOS
Now GNOME Foundation Wants to Support Purism's Privacy-Focused Linux Smartphone
Mount Google Drive On Linux With Google Drive Ocamlfuse Client
Deploy Pod, Replication Controller and Service in Kubernetes 1.7 on CentOS 7
Sony's PlayStation 4 DualShock Controller Now Supported in Fedora Linux, GNOME
5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives to Build Your Own Small Computer


Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2017.2
Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.4
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 730
Distribution Release: ArchLabs 2017.09
Development Release: FreeBSD 10.4-RC1
Distribution Release: CentOS 7-1708
Distribution Release: Parrot Security OS 3.8
Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-2
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 729
Development Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0 Beta





General Linux News:

Ubuntu Dock Features Adaptive Transparency on Ubuntu 17.10, Here's How It Works

Canonical confirmed that Ubuntu 17.10 would come with the GNOME 3.26 desktop environment by default

A Quick Review Of PCLinuxOS

 Learn about the PCLinuxOS distro

Now GNOME Foundation Wants to Support Purism's Privacy-Focused Linux Smartphone

The announcement comes only a week after KDE unveiled their plans to work with Purism on an implementation of their Plasma Mobile interface

Mount Google Drive On Linux With Google Drive Ocamlfuse Client

Google Drive Ocamlfuse is a FUSE-based file system backed by Google Drive, written in OCaml.

Deploy Pod, Replication Controller and Service in Kubernetes 1.7 on CentOS 7

Pod is a multi-tier or group of containers which is launched on any of Worker nodes or Minion.

Sony's PlayStation 4 DualShock Controller Now Supported in Fedora Linux, GNOME

Until now, to set up a DualShock 3 controller, users had to plug it in via USB, then disconnect it, and then press the "P" button on the joypad

5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives to Build Your Own Small Computer

MakeTechEasier: The Raspberry Pi is not the only single board computer available.



Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2017.2
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project's latest version, Kali Linux 2017.2, introduces a number of new security and penetration tools, as well as package updates from Debian's Testing branch. "In addition to all of the standard security and....
Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.4
Endian has announced the release of Endian Firewall 3.2.4, an updated build in the 3.2 series of the project's CentOS-based Linux distribution for firewall and routers: "The Endian team is proud to announce an updated image for the 3.2 release. Check out the new release today by downloading....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 730
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Mageia 6News: Manjaro coming pre-installed on laptops, KDE's Plasma on Purism's phone, HAMMER2 coming to DragonFly BSD's installerQuestions and answers: Benefits and drawbacks of using completely free operating systemsReleased last week: CentOS 7-1708, Parrot Security OS 3.8, Univention Corporate Server 4.2-2Torrent corner:....
Distribution Release: ArchLabs 2017.09
ArchLabs is an Arch-based Linux distribution featuring the Openbox window manager. The project's latest snapshot, ArchLabs 2017.09, introduces several new changes, including a welcome script which runs when the user first logs in: "Mínimo has under-gone some fine tuning, mainly with the addition of a brilliant Hello/Welcome script....
Development Release: FreeBSD 10.4-RC1
Marius Strobl has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 10.4, an upcoming new stable release in the project's legacy 10.x branch: "The first RC build of the 10.4-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Noteworthy changes since 10.4-BETA4: an upstream fix for zlib compression has....
Distribution Release: CentOS 7-1708
CentOS is a distribution built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The CentOS project has announced the availability of a new update to the distribution, releasing CentOS 7-1708 which is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4. The list of changes in this update to....
Distribution Release: Parrot Security OS 3.8
Parrot Security OS is a Debian-based, security-oriented distribution featuring a collection of utilities designed for penetration testing and computer forensics. The project's latest release, 3.8, is based on Debian's Testing branch ("Buster") and includes support for working with ZFS storage volumes. "I am proud to announce the official....
Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-2
Nico Gulden has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.2-2, 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 4.2-2 for download, the second point release of Univention....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 729
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Parabola GNU/Linux-libreNews: Tails publishes updated roadmap, DragonFly BSD previews new ports system, new features coming to MINIXTips and tricks: Running Plex Media Server on a Raspberry PiReleased last week: Tiny Core Linux 8.1, Porteus Kiosk 4.5.0, Zorin OS 12.2Torrent corner: Antergos, Bluestar,....
Development Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0 Beta
Philip Papadopoulos has announced the availability of the initial beta build of Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0, the project's specialist CentOS-based operating system for deployments as computer clusters. This is the distribution's first release based on CentOS 7.x: "It has taken a while, but Rocks 7 is ready for....