DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 774

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 18.04 — MATE and Budgie editionsNews: NetBSD changes its support policy, Lubuntu shifts focus and Slackware’s financial troublesQuestions and answers: Upgrading software from source codeReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04.1, Slax 9.5.0, ExTiX 18.7Torrent corner: ArchLabs, ExTiX, HardenedBSD, Kubuntu,…

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…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 761

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 18.04 LTSNews: UBports to run on Librem 5, Slackware makes PulseAudio optional, educational Linux comicsQuestions and answers: Accessing ZFS snapshotsReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04, Kubuntu 18.04, Xubuntu 18.04Torrent corner: Kubuntu, Lubuntu, OpenIndiana, Pisi, SwagArch, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu…

Distribution Release: Lubuntu 18.04

Simon Quigley has announced the release of Lubuntu 18.04, a desktop distribution featuring the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE). The release of the “Lubuntu Next” variant, with the Qt-based LXQt desktop instead of LXDE, was once again postponed. “Thanks to all the hard work from…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Studio 18.04

The Ubuntu Studio team has published version 18.04 of their distribution. While Ubuntu Studio shares packages with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, this release is not a long term support (LTS) version and offers support for nine months. The distribution’s release announcement states: “We are happy to…

Distribution Release: Xubuntu 18.04

Version 18.04 of Xubuntu, an Ubuntu variant that ships with the popular Xfce desktop, is now ready for download: “The Xubuntu team is happy to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 18.04. Xubuntu 18.04 is a long-term support (LTS) release and will be supported for…

Distribution Release: Kubuntu 18.04

Kubuntu 18.04, an official Ubuntu flavour that features the powerful and customisable KDE Plasma 5 desktop, has been released. The new version introduces a number of notable changes, such as an updated theme, new video and music players, and extensive software upgrades throughout the system:…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 18.04

David Mohammed has announced the release of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, a desktop Linux distribution featuring the refreshingly simple Budgie desktop that aims to provide a “familiar, modern and functional experience”: “We are pleased to announce the release of a new version of our distribution, the…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 18.04

Martin Wimpress has announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 18.04, the latest version of the popular Ubuntu variant featuring the MATE desktop environment. This new version comes with the new MATE 1.20.1: “The MATE Desktop has transitioned from the GTK+ 2.24-based MATE 1.12 to the…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04

Adam Conrad has announced the availability of Ubuntu 18.04 “Bionic Beaver”. The new version is a long term support (LTS) release featuring the GNOME Shell desktop and version 4.15 of the Linux kernel. “The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce our seventh long-term support…