Distribution Release: GeckoLinux 150

GeckoLinux is a distribution based on openSUSE with a focus on providing a friendly, desktop platform with multimedia codecs out of the box. The project has published two new versions: Static 150 which is based on openSUSE’s stable Leap edition, and GeckoLinux Rolling 999 which…

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: 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…

Distribution Release: Greenie Linux 18.04

Greenie Linux is a Slovak desktop distribution based on Ubuntu MATE and optimised for users in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The project’s latest version is Greenie Linux 18.04. “The new version of the Greenie operating system is here. Greenie 18.04 is based on Ubuntu…

Development Release: Pinguy OS 18.04 Beta

Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the GNOME desktop environment. The project has published a new testing release, Pinguy 18.04 Beta. The new development snapshot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and features a smaller ISO (reduced by about 200MB) and reduced memory footprint. Details…

Development Release: Pinguy OS 18.04 Alpha

Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the GNOME desktop environment. The project has published a new testing release, Pinguy 18.04 Alpha. The new development snapshot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and features some changes to the default list of applications. Details and screen shots…

Distribution Release: Robolinux 9.2

Robolinux is an Ubuntu-based, desktop distribution available in Cinnamon and MATE editions. The project has published a new release, Robolinux 9.2, which brings the distribution up to date with important bug fixes. There have also been a number of updates to the distribution’s desktop applications:…

Distribution Release: Voyager Live 18.04

Voyager Live is an Xubuntu-based distribution and live DVD showcasing the Xfce desktop environment for French users. The project latest release, Voyager Live 18.04, is a long term support release offering three years of support. An English translation of the original French release announcement reads:…

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…

Development Release: Linux Lite 4.0 Beta

Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly, desktop distribution based on Ubuntu’s long term support (LTS) versions. The project’s developers have published a new development snapshot, Linux Lie 4.0 Beta, which is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and introduces several changes: “This Beta marks the beginning of Series…