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Distribution Release: KNOPPIX 7.4.2

Klaus Knopper has released KNOPPIX 7.4.2, a security and bug-fix update which corrects the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash and several other security issues: "Version 7.4.2 of KNOPPIX is based on the usual picks from Debian 'Wheezy' and newer desktop packages from Debian 'testing' and Debian 'unstable'. It uses....

Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.09

Neophytos Kolokotronis has announced the release of Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.09, a desktop Linux distribution that uses the Pacman package manager and features the latest KDE 4.14 desktop: "The Chakra team is happy to announce the first release of the Chakra Euler series, which will follow the 4.14 KDE....

Distribution Release: CentOS 5.11

Johnny Hughes has announced the release of CentOS 5.11, the distribution's final release in the 5.x branch: "We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.11 for i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS 5.11 is based on source code released by Red Hat, Inc. and it includes....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 578

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Introducing Calculate Linux 14 News: Debian switches default desktop to GNOME, FreeBSD updates Linux compatibility, Bodhi Linux changes hands, distributions react to Bash vulnerability, openSUSE interview, practical Tiny Core Linux Tips and tricks: Open-source odds and ends Released last week: OpenMandriva Lx....

Development Release: FreeBSD 10.1-BETA3

Glen Barber has announced the availability of the third beta of FreeBSD 10.1: "The second beta build of the 10.1-RELEASE release cycle is now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures. Changes between 10.1-BETA2 and 10.1-BETA3 include: Changes between....

Development Release: Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 Test 2

Alan Baghumian has announced the availability of the second test release of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0, a desktop distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux 7.0, but featuring the GNOME 3.12 desktop: "Our second testing release of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0, code name 'Nestor', is available now. Parsix Nestor ships with GNOME....

Distribution Release: Qubes OS 2

Joanna Rutkowska has announced the release of Qubes OS 2, a Fedora-based, security-oriented desktop Linux distribution with integrated Xen virtualisation: "Today we're releasing Qubes OS R2! I'm not going to write about all the cool features in this release because you can find all this in our Wiki....

Distribution Release: Netrunner 2014.09.1 "Rolling"

Clemens Toennies has announced the availability of Netrunner 2014.09.1 "Rolling" edition, a Manjaro-based distribution featuring the KDE 4.14 desktop: "This is the release announcement of Netrunner Rolling 2014.09.1. We are releasing this maintenance shortly after our initial 2014.09 release to fix problems with the NVIDIA driver, and to....

Distribution Release: OpenELEC 4.2

Stephan Raue has announced the release of OpenELEC 4.2, a an updated build of the distribution designed for media centres, with separate editions built for Raspberry Pi and Apple TV: "The OpenELEC team is proud to announce OpenELEC 4.2.0. OpenELEC 4.2 is the new stable release, which is....

Distribution Release: OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1

João Patrício has announced the release of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1, an updated version of the project's desktop Linux distribution that features a customised and intuitive KDE desktop: "OpenMandriva is proud to announce the release of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1, that fixes lots of bugs and improves the overall performance....
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