Distribution Release: Nitrux 1.0.15

Nitrux is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and Maui Linux with an innovative desktop called “Nomad”. Nomad attempts to extends KDE’s Plasma with a special blend of aesthetics and functionality. The distribution’s developers have addressed many of the issues reported in early reviews…

Distribution Release: UBports 16.04

The UBports project maintains a community-developed continuation of Canonical’s Ubuntu Touch operating system for mobile devices. The UBports team has published a new major release, based on Ubuntu 16.04. The new release, UBports 16.04 (also known as UBports OTA-4), includes new power saving features, new…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 774

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 18.04 — MATE and Budgie editionsNews: NetBSD changes its support policy, Lubuntu shifts focus and Slackware’s financial troublesQuestions and answers: Upgrading software from source codeReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04.1, Slax 9.5.0, ExTiX 18.7Torrent corner: ArchLabs, ExTiX, HardenedBSD, Kubuntu,…

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…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 763

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 28News: Ubuntu Studio works around dependency issue, Debian compatibility coming to Chrome OS, details on UBports running on the Librem 5, SolydXK migrating its domain, Canonical purges malware from Snap repositoryQuestions and answers: Finding text in files and…

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: 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…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 761

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 18.04 LTSNews: UBports to run on Librem 5, Slackware makes PulseAudio optional, educational Linux comicsQuestions and answers: Accessing ZFS snapshotsReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04, Kubuntu 18.04, Xubuntu 18.04Torrent corner: Kubuntu, Lubuntu, OpenIndiana, Pisi, SwagArch, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 18.04

Ubuntu Kylin is a community edition of Ubuntu developed for Chinese users. The project has released a new version, Ubuntu Kylin 18.04, which ships with the Kylin Video media player, Kylin Assistant to help configure the operating system and Burner, a customized version of the…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Studio 18.04

The Ubuntu Studio team has published version 18.04 of their distribution. While Ubuntu Studio shares packages with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, this release is not a long term support (LTS) version and offers support for nine months. The distribution’s release announcement states: “We are happy to…