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…

Distribution Release: Xubuntu 18.04

Version 18.04 of Xubuntu, an Ubuntu variant that ships with the popular Xfce desktop, is now ready for download: “The Xubuntu team is happy to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 18.04. Xubuntu 18.04 is a long-term support (LTS) release and will be supported for…

Distribution Release: Kubuntu 18.04

Kubuntu 18.04, an official Ubuntu flavour that features the powerful and customisable KDE Plasma 5 desktop, has been released. The new version introduces a number of notable changes, such as an updated theme, new video and music players, and extensive software upgrades throughout the system:…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 18.04

David Mohammed has announced the release of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, a desktop Linux distribution featuring the refreshingly simple Budgie desktop that aims to provide a “familiar, modern and functional experience”: “We are pleased to announce the release of a new version of our distribution, the…

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 18.04

Martin Wimpress has announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 18.04, the latest version of the popular Ubuntu variant featuring the MATE desktop environment. This new version comes with the new MATE 1.20.1: “The MATE Desktop has transitioned from the GTK+ 2.24-based MATE 1.12 to the…