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Development Release: Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Beta 1

The upcoming release of Ubuntu 16.10 is getting closer as the developers deliver the first beta build. Five of the official Ubuntu sub-projects participate in the testing - Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Studio. Ubuntu MATE is the first with the release announcement: "We....

Distribution Release: LinuxConsole 2.5

Yann Le Doare has announced a new release of LinuxConsole. a lightweight, independent distribution whose editions feature the LXDE and MATE desktop environments. The new release, LinuxConsole 2.5, features version 4.1 of the Linux kernel, offers support for booting on UEFI-enabled hardware and includes many games. The 32-bit....

Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Beta

Red Hat has announced the release of a new development release of the company's flagship product, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The new development snapshot, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Beta, is now available to Red Hat's customers for testing. The new beta features smart card authentication for Active....

Development Release: FreeBSD 11.0-RC2

The delayed second release candidate for FreeBSD 11.0 is finally out. The problem, as reported on the project's mailing lists last week, was caused by two IPv6-related bugs, both of which have now been resolved. The release announcement provides the usual details: "The second RC build of the....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 675

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Gentoo Linux live DVD "Choice Edition" News: Ubuntu improves terminal convergence, OpenIndiana packages MATE, FreeBSD improves video card support Tips and tricks: More utilities via moreutils Torrent corner: OpenIndiana, OpenMandriva, SystemRescueCd Released last week: MidnightBSD 0.8, ReactOS 0.4.2, SparkyLinux 4.4 Opinion poll:....

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.4

The SparkyLinux distribution is based on Debian's Testing branch and is available in several editions. The project's latest release, SparkyLinux 4.4, is available in five different desktop flavours. The new version offers updated packages for the kernel and Firefox. The ability to easily install additional desktops, including PekWM,....

Distribution Release: BlackArch Linux 2016.08.19

Gaurov Soni has announced the release of BlackArch Linux 2016.08.19, an Arch-based live distribution with a large collection of tools designed for penetration testing and security research: "Today we released new BlackArch Linux ISO image. The new ISO image include over 1,500 tools. Here's the changeLog: include Linux....

OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.2

The ReactOS project is an open source operating system which attempts to be binary compatible with Microsoft Windows. The ReactOS project has released a new version, ReactOS 0.4.2. The new release improves compatibility with Windows applications via WINE and includes the ability to read and write with several....

BSD Release: MidnightBSD 0.8

Lucas Holt has announced the release of MidnightBSD 0.8, a new stable build of the project's FreeBSD-derived operating system developed with desktop users in mind: "MidnightBSD 0.8 released. MidnightBSD 0.8 includes several enhancements to the system. We switched system compilers from GCC 4.2 to LLVM/Clang 3.3 with plans....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 674

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Zenwalk Linux 8.0 - a more Zen SlackwareNews: openSUSE prepares for Leap release, Lubuntu migrating to LXQt, Steam running on FreeBSD, PC-BSD's Lumina desktop reaches 1.0.0 Questions and answers: Ubuntu phone follow-up Torrent corner: Apricity OS, DragonFly BSD, GuixSD Released last week:....
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