DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 780

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolling” editionNews: Fedora improves language support, how to customize Kali, FreeBSD 11.1 nearing end of lifeQuestions and answers: Finding video drivers and switching init implementationsReleased last week: NetBSD 7.2, Univention Corporate Server 4.3-2, Tails 3.9Torrent corner: Antergos,…

Distribution Release: Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolling”

The Netrunner team has published a new snapshot of the distribution’s Manjaro-based Rolling edition. The new snapshot, Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolling”, features updated KDE Plasma packages, improves GTK+ application integration into the default Plasma desktop and upgrades the Krita drawing software. “GTK Apps now use Kwin…

Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.06

KaOS is a rolling release, desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment. The project’s newest snapshot, KaOS 2018.06, features KDE Plasma 5.13 and Croeso, a first-run wizard that helps customize the operating system. “Just days after Plasma 5.13.1 was…

Development Release: SparkyLinux 4.8 RC

SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution which is available in Stable and Rolling editions. The project has published a new release candidate for the distribution’s Stable edition. The new candidate, SparkyLinux 4.8 RC, is based on Debian 9 Stretch and features the Calamares cross-distro installer. “There…

BSD Release: TrueOS 18.03

TrueOS is a FreeBSD-based operating system which features a graphical system installer and a rolling release platform. The TrueOS team has announced the availability of a new snapshot, TrueOS 18.03, which includes fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre classes of CPU bugs. “The TrueOS team…

Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.03

KaOS is an independent, rolling release distribution which focuses on providing polished desktop experience using KDE and Qt-based software. The latest snapshot of the project’s installation media includes many rebuilt packages, KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS and includes the Falkon web browser. “A GCC 7.3.0, Glibc…

Distribution Release: SwagArch GNU/Linux 18.03

Mike Krüger has announced the release of SwagArch GNU/Linux 18.03. SwagArch is a rolling release distribution based on Arch Linux and featuring the Xfce desktop environment. The project’s latest snapshot features mostly bug fixes, addressing Intel microcode updating errors, correcting keyboard shortcuts and making sure…

Distribution Release: ArchLabs 2018.02

ArchLabs is a rolling release distribution based on Arch Linux and featuring the Openbox window manager as the primary desktop interface. The project’s latest release, ArchLabs 2018.02, features several small changes which streamline and improve the user experience. “Introducing ArchLabs Linux 2018.02. As usual we…

Distribution Release: Calculate Linux 17.12.2

Calculate Linux is a Gentoo-based rolling release distribution which is available in several desktop and server editions. The project’s latest version, Calculate Linux 17.12.2, features fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs, restores functionality for LXC containers, permits renaming of network interfaces and makes…