Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9

Peppermint OS is a lightweight, Ubuntu-based distribution that features a desktop environment made up of Xfce and LXDE components. The project’s latest release, version 9, is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features several small changes. “We have replaced lxrandr with xfce4-display-setttings for monitor settings…

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 4.0

Jerry Bezencon has announced the release of Linux Lite, an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the Xfce desktop environment. Some key changes in the newly launched Linux Lite 4.0 include a new backup utility, replacing home directory encryption with full disk encryption and dropping 32-bit support. “The…

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…

Development Release: Pinguy OS 18.04 Alpha

Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the GNOME desktop environment. The project has published a new testing release, Pinguy 18.04 Alpha. The new development snapshot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and features some changes to the default list of applications. Details and screen shots…

Distribution Release: Robolinux 9.2

Robolinux is an Ubuntu-based, desktop distribution available in Cinnamon and MATE editions. The project has published a new release, Robolinux 9.2, which brings the distribution up to date with important bug fixes. There have also been a number of updates to the distribution’s desktop applications:…

Distribution Release: Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0

Trisquel GNU/Linux is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution which features free and open source software exclusively. The project’s latest release, Trisquel 8.0 “Flidas”, is based on Ubuntu 16.04 and includes support through to the year 2021. “The biggest internal change to the default edition is the…

Development Release: Pop!_OS 18.04 Testing

Pop!_OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution developed by System76 which features the GNOME desktop. The distribution’s developers have published a testing snapshot for the upcoming version of Pop!_OS 18.04. This testing snapshot includes a new installer that offers full disk encryption. However, the new installer also…

Distribution Release: Zentyal Server 5.1

Zentyal Server is an Ubuntu-based distribution developed with the intention of making setting up a server and network services easy. The developers have published Zentyal Server 5.1 which is based on Ubuntu’s 16.04 LTS release and offers improved hardware support. “Zentyal Server 5.1 is based…

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 748 (DistroWatch.com News)

Sidebar Sponsor Random Distribution Linuxfx Linuxfx is a Brazilian Ubuntu-based distribution. It features an intuitive KDE desktop user interface, automatic hardware detection and configuration, support for popular multimedia codecs, and a collection of useful software for office use and media playback. Linuxfx supports Portuguese, Spanish…

Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.01 (DistroWatch.com News)

Sidebar Sponsor Random Distribution ESUN Linux ESUN Linux was an Ubuntu-based distribution containing free software for enterprise management. Developed at the University of Tarapaca in Chile, the project’s goal was to deliver a new alternative to students, teachers and the community at large. The distribution…