Distribution Release: Quirky 8.6

Barry Kauler has announced the release of a new version of the lightweight Quirky distribution. The new version, Quirky 8.6, is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and contains mostly bug fixes and minor improvements over previous 8.x releases. “Quirky Linux 8.6 is the latest in…

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Development Release: SparkyLinux 5.5 RC

The SparkyLinux team has announced a new development snapshot of the project’s SparkyLinux 5.5 Testing branch. The new release candidate is based on Debian Testing, features an updated kernel, fixes issues with setting up Btrfs in the installer and language support has been improved. “There…

Distribution Release: TurnKey Linux 15.0

Jeremy Davis has announced the release of TurnKey Linux 15.0, a large set of single-purpose server appliances for various specialist tasks: “I am overjoyed to announce stage 1 of the TurnKey 15.0 stable release is now available. Stage 1 includes nearly half the library (47…

VA, IBM Extend Watson For Genomics Partnership – AI Trends

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health have announced the extension of a public-private partnership to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to help interpret cancer data in the treatment of Veteran patients. First announced two years ago as part of the National Cancer Moonshot…

Illumina Releases Open Source AI Software – AI Trends

Illumina has announced the release of open source, novel artificial intelligence (AI) software that can distinguish between potential disease-causing mutations, and the millions of benign genetic variants in individuals. The new AI software for genome interpretation has been publicly released through Illumina’s BaseSpace Sequence Hub and GitHub….

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04.1

Adam Conrad has announced the release of new and updated installation media for the Ubuntu distribution and its community editions. The new media carries the version number 18.04.1 and includes security fixes and improvements available to the latest LTS release since 18.04.1 was launched in…

Distribution Release: Slax 9.5.0

Tomáš Matějíček has announced the release of Slax 9.5.0, the latest build of the project’s minimalist and modular desktop Linux distribution based on Debian’s “stable” branch: “Slax 9.5.0 released. I am happy to announce that a new version of Slax Linux has been released. Slax…

Distribution Release: Neptune 5.4

Leszek Lesner has announced the release of Neptune 5.4, an updated build of the project’s desktop Linux distribution based on Debian’s “stable branch” and featuring the KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop: “We are proud to announce version 5.4 of Neptune. In this update we introduce a…