Development Release: Linux Mint 19 Beta

The Linux Mint team has announced the release of the project’s first beta for version 19 of their popular desktop distribution. The new development snapshot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and will receive five years of support. This beta introduces several new features, including several…

Gym Retro

We’re releasing the full version of Gym Retro, a platform for reinforcement learning research on games. This brings our publicly-released game count from around 70 Atari games and 30 Sega games to over 1,000 games across a variety of backing emulators. We’re also releasing the…

Distribution Release: Emmabuntus 9-1.02

Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution designed to be run on older computers. The project has released a new version based on Debian 9 Stretch featuring the Xfce desktop environment. The LXDE desktop can easily be installed as an alternative interface. “This Debian Edition 2-1.02…

Distribution Release: CRUX 3.4

Fredrik Rinnestam has announced the release of CRUX 3.4, a new stable version of the distribution’s lightweight, x86-64 optimised Linux distribution designed for experienced Linux users: “We are happy to finally announce the release of CRUX 3.4. The toolchain has been updated to include glibc…

Distribution Release: Fedora 28

The Fedora team has launched a new release of their popular, Red Hat sponsored distribution. The new version, Fedora 28, introduces some important changes, including the ability to more easily add third-party software to the operating system’s Workstation edition. “The headline feature for Fedora 28…

OS Release: OpenIndiana 2018.04

Alexander Pyhalov has announced the release of a new version of OpenIndiana, an open source operating system which is a continuation of OpenSolaris. The new version, OpenIndiana 2018.04, features a rebuilt userland using version 6 of the GNU Compiler Collection. The GNOME 2 desktop has…

Google’s New Version of Gmail Features AI, Better Security – AI Trends

Google rolled out of a new version of Gmail this week, including better security and artificial intelligence, which was developed in the internet giant’s office in Kitchener, Ontario. (shown above) The 1.4 billion active monthly users of the email service will notice a new look,…

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: 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…