Development Release: Linux Mint 19 Beta

The Linux Mint team has announced the release of the project’s first beta for version 19 of their popular desktop distribution. The new development snapshot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and will receive five years of support. This beta introduces several new features, including several…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 766

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE 15News: Fedora 26 reaches its end of life, MX Linux 14 and Debian 7 reach end of life, KDE Connect gaining more features, trimming down GNOME, updates to the Pamac package manager, Bodhi closes forums, ReactOS can build…

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 25.0

4MLinux is a small, 32-bit Linux distribution focusing on four capabilities: maintenance (as a system rescue live CD), multimedia (for playing video DVDs and other multimedia files), miniserver (using the inetd daemon), and mystery (providing several small Linux games). The project’s latest release, 4MLinux 25.0,…

Distribution Release: Q4OS 2.5

Q4OS is a lightweight, Debian-based distribution which features the Trinity desktop (a continuation of the KDE 3 desktop environment). The project’s latest release, Q4OS 2.5, introduces several package updates and also makes it possible to install the KDE Plasma 5 desktop alongside Trinity. “A significant…

Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2018.06.01

BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based distribution designed for penetration testers and security researchers. The project’s latest snapshot, BlackArch 2018.06.01, introduces many new tools, replaces the Midori web browser with Chromium and includes several bug fixes. “Today we released the new BlackArch Linux ISOs and…

Development Release: NethServer 7.5 RC1

Alessio Fattorini has announced the release of a new development snapshot for NethServer, a CentOS-based server distribution. The new development version, NethServer 7.5 RC1, introduces new upgrade settings, new e-mail control and filtering through a Rspamd-based solution, wi-fi hotspots and the inclusion of Fail2Ban in…

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 4.0

Jerry Bezencon has announced the release of Linux Lite, an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the Xfce desktop environment. Some key changes in the newly launched Linux Lite 4.0 include a new backup utility, replacing home directory encryption with full disk encryption and dropping 32-bit support. “The…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 765

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 18.04 LTSNews: Haiku unifying ARM builds, Solus resumes control of Budgie, KDE team answers questionsTips and tricks: Gathering system informationReleased last week: Emmabuntus 9-1.02, openSUSE 15Torrent corner: ArchLabs, Emmabuntus, Nitrux, openSUSE, StellaUpcoming releases: Linux Lite 4.0Opinion poll: OEMs…

Distribution Release: openSUSE 15

The openSUSE team has announced the release of openSUSE 15, a new major milestone for the distribution which allows for easier migration to SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE). The project’s release announcement states: “openSUSE Leap 15 now allows migration to SLE, brings a new partitioner, integrates…

Distribution Release: Emmabuntus 9-1.02

Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution designed to be run on older computers. The project has released a new version based on Debian 9 Stretch featuring the Xfce desktop environment. The LXDE desktop can easily be installed as an alternative interface. “This Debian Edition 2-1.02…