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…

Distribution Release: NuTyX 10.2

NuTyX is a French Linux distribution (with multi-language support) built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch, with a custom package manager called “cards”. The project has released NuTyX 10.2 which includes several key package updates and improved support for EFI-enabled computers. “A…

Distribution Release: Kwort 4.3.3

Kwort is a CRUX-based Linux distribution that uses the GTK+ toolkit and the Openbox window manager. Its most prominent feature is a package manager, called kpkg, for retrieving packages. The Kwort distribution has published a new release, Kwort 4.3.3, which incldues two compilers and several…

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…

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.8

SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution featuring three different development branches and multiple editions. The project has released a new update to its Stable branch, based on Debian 9 Stretch. “New live/install ISO images of SparkyLinux 4.8 ‘Tyche’ are out. Sparky 4 is based on Debian…

Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 7.5

Scientific Linux is a distribution built by re-compiling the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and providing some additional packages and features. The project has announced an update to the distribution’s 7.x series, Scientific Linux 7.5. The release announcement states: “Major differences from Scientific…

Distribution Release: Linuxfx 9.0

Linuxfx is a Brazillian distribution based on Ubuntu. The project’s latest release, Linuxfx 9.0, is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features the KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop environment. The project’s latest release ships with WPS Office for working with documents in place of LibreOffice; multiple…

Distribution Release: ArchLabs 2018.05

ArchLabs is an Arch Linux-based distribution featuring the Openbox window manager as the default graphical user interface. The project’s latest release, ArchLabs 2018.05, removes LightDM and swaps out the deprecated gksu software in favour of pkexec. “LightDM has been completely removed, as a result you…

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…