DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 621

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Point Linux 3.0 (Agni)News: Debian drops the Sparc architecture, Ubuntu MATE removes Ubuntu Software Centre, FreeBSD posts quarterly report and a look at Fedora…

Distribution Release: Korora 22

Chris Smart has announced the release of Korora 22, a set of user-friendly, Fedora-based desktop Linux distributions with a choice of Cinnamon, GNOME, KDE 5, MATE and Xfce desktops: “It…

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Razer acquires OUYA, Steam security breach, and more open gaming news

Hello, open gaming fans! In this week’s edition, we take a look at Razer and OUYA, security vulnerabilities on Steam, and more. Open gaming roundup for July 25 – August…

Build your own NAS with OpenMediaVault

OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System. It provides an easy to use web-based interface, Multilanguage support, Volume Management, Monitoring…

Distribution Release: Oracle Linux 6.7

Oracle has announced the release of Oracle Linux 6.7, the latest release of the distribution’s legacy branch based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7: “We’re happy to announce the general…

OpenDaylight Project Picks Up Steam

The OpenDaylight Project this week announced that AT&T, ClearPath Networks and Nokia Networks have joined, bringing its membership total to 359. OpenDaylight is a collaborative open source project hosted by…

How to scan for viruses with ClamAV on Ubuntu

There aren’t many viruses made for Linux distributions and as such, most people who use such systems don’t ever bother using an antivirus software. Those however who do want to…

Distribution Release: Webconverger 31.0

Kai Hendry has announced the availability of Webconverger 31.0, the latest update of the project’s specialist Linux distribution for web kiosks: “Webconverger 31 release. Two months ago was our momentous…

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Zorin OS, consider me a Linux fan for life

After what now seems forever on a Windows based OS (most recently, XP and 7 for desktops, Vista for laptop), I decided to move away from XP and install Zorin…

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What is your favorite desktop environment?

When you install a Linux distribution, a set of programs comes along with it. It’s easy to add and delete elements of the programs that don’t fit your needs, says…