BSD Release: MidnightBSD 1.0

Lucas Holt has announced the availability of MidnightBSD 1.0, a new stable release of the project’s FreeBSD-derived operating system with a goal to create an easy-to-use desktop environment with graphical ports management and system configuration: “I’m happy to announce the availability of MidnightBSD 1.0 for…

Development Release: VyOS 1.2.0 RC1

Daniil Baturin has announced the availability of the first release candidate for VyOS 1.2.0, a Debian-based distribution for firewalls and routers launched in 2013 as a fork of the abandoned Vyatta distribution. The new version is still based on Debian 8 “Jessie” and is available…

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 18

Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 18, a major update of the project’s Gentoo-based, rolling-release distribution set available for both x86_64 and i686 systems, in several desktop variants. This release features the very latest 4.18 Linux kernel and the much improved Calculate…

Distribution Release: Mageia 6.1

Donald Stewart has announced the release of Mageia 6.1, an updated build of the desktop-oriented Linux distribution which was launched in 2010 as a fork of the defunct Mandriva Linux. The new version represents the accumulation of all software updates since the release of Mageia…

Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 4.0

Warith Al Maawali has announced the release of Linux Kodachi 4.0, a new version of the Debian-based distribution and live DVD with focus on security, privacy and anonymity on the internet. This is the project’s first release based on Debian 9 “Stretch”; besides the updated…

Development Release: Ubuntu 18.10 Beta

Adam Conrad has announced that the beta build of the upcoming Ubuntu 18.10 release, code-named “Cosmic Cuttlefish”, is now ready for testing; this includes all the participating sub-projects – Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu: “The Ubuntu team is…

Development Release: Fedora 29 Beta

The Fedora team has announced the availability of a new testing snapshot. The new beta release, Fedora 29 beta, includes GNOME 3.30, hides the boot loader menu when there is only one operating system installed and modularity is now available across all Fedora editions. “Fedora…

BSD Release: pfSense 2.4.4

Jim Pingle has announced the availability of pfSense 2.4.4. The new release of the pfSense operating system for routers and firewalls is based on FreeBSD 11.2 and offers several new features: “2.4.4 includes a number of significant new features: OS Upgrade – base Operating System…

Development Release: elementary OS 5.0 Beta 2

Cody Garver has announced the availability of the second beta release of elementary OS 5.0, a desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and featuring a custom desktop environment called Pantheon: “It’s that time again: another beta release. Since beta 1, we’ve fixed over 200 issues…

Distribution Release: OSGeoLive 12.0

Cameron Shorter has announced the release of OSGeoLive 12.0, a major new update of the project’s specialist Lubuntu-based distribution featuring a large collection of open-source geospatial software and free world maps. This version updates the underlying operating system to Lubuntu 18.04: “Version 12.0 of the…