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Development Release: OpenMandriva Lx 3 Beta 2

The OpenMandriva project has announced the launch of a new development release. The new version, OpenMandriva Lx 3 Beta 2, ships with Linux kernel 4.6.2, systemd 230 and is perhaps the only Linux distribution to feature packages built with the Clang compiler. "This second beta has concentrated on....

Distribution Release: antiX 16

The antiX team, which produces a lightweight Debian-based distribution, has announced the availability of antiX 16. The new release is based on Debian 8.5 (Jessie) and deviates from its Debian base by not using the systemd init software. "Debian 8.5 (Jessie), but systemd-free! And it fits on a....

Distribution Release: SolydXK 201606

Arjen Balfoort has announced the release of SolydXK 201606, a new stable release of the Debian-based desktop Linux distribution offering separate editions with Xfce 4.10 or KDE 4.14 desktops, as well as an Xfce variant for the Raspberry Pi single-board computer: "It is time again for the new....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 667

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: GeckoLinux 421.160527.0 News: Fedora supports Flatpak, overview of Fedora's software licenses, Solus plans new features Questions and answers: Running GNU/Linux on tablet computers Torrent corner: Point Linux, Ultimate Edition Released last week: Fedora 24, Solus 1.2, Emmabuntus 1.00 "Debian" Opinion poll: Cross-distro....

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 7

The developers of Peppermint OS have announced the launch of a new version of the lightweight Ubuntu-based distribution. The new version, Peppermint OS 7, is based on Ubuntu 16.04 and uses LXDE as the default desktop environment. "Team Peppermint are pleased to announce our latest operating system Peppermint....

Development Release: openSUSE 42.2 Alpha 2

Ludwig Nussel has announced the availability of the second alpha build of the upcoming openSUSE 42.2: "openSUSE 42.2 alpha 2 is on the mirrors. Since alpha 1 lots of components from SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2 were integrated, among them an updated YaST, a full GNOME 3.20 update,....

Distribution Release: Fedora 24

The Fedora Project has announced the launch of Fedora 24. The new version of Fedora ships with GNOME 3.20 and the Fedora graphical package manager supports working with Flatpak packages. Though Fedora still uses X as the default display server, Wayland is available as an alternative display technology.....

Distribution Release: Point Linux 3.2

The Point Linux project, a desktop distribution based on Debian's Stable branch, has announced the availability of Point Linux 3.2. The new release is available in MATE and Xfce editions and is based on Debian 8.5. The two editions ship with MATE 1.8 and Xfce 4.10, respectively. Key....

Development Release: GhostBSD 10.3-BETA1

Eric Turgeon has announced that the first beta release of the upcoming GhostBSD 10.3, a desktop-oriented operating system based on FreeBSD, is now ready for download and testing: "GhostBSD 10.3-BETA1 is ready for testing. This first beta development release is ready for testing and debugging new features in....

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.0

Ultimate Edition is a distribution based on Ubuntu which strives to provide an easy-to-use desktop operating system. The project has announced the launch of Ultimate Edition 5.0 LTS which is based on Ubuntu 16.04. The new release is currently available in a MATE 64-bit edition, though other desktop....
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