DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 709

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 17.04: Unity’s swan song?News: Korora tests new software manager, Finnix streamlines and Ubuntu migrates to WaylandTips and tricks: Nix package manager on alternative Linux distributionsReleased last week: ROSA R9, Scientific Linux 6.9, Solus 2017.04.18.0Torrent corner: deepin, ExTiX, Fermi, ROSA Scientific, Solus,…. DistroWatch.com: News

A Window Into the Linux Desktop

“What can it do that Windows can’t?” That is the first question many people ask when considering Linux for their desktop. While the open source philosophy that underpins Linux is a good enough draw for some, others want to know just how different its look, feel and functionality can get. To a degree, that depends… Read More »

Development Release: Devuan GNU+Linux 1.0.0 RC

The Devuan GNU+Linux distribution is a fork of Debian which strives to provide a Linux distribution without systemd software. The project is now approximately two years old and has published its first release candidate, Devuan GNU+Linux 1.0.0 RC. The release candidate can be adopted as an upgrade path…. DistroWatch.com: News

Development Release: RISC OS Open RC15

Steve Revill has announced the release of a new development build of RISC OS Open, a special edition of RISC OS designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computer. RISC OS, developed by the inventors of the ARM processor architecture, is not based on UNIX, Linux or any other…. DistroWatch.com: News

OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features

It’s been quite some time since we last talked about OpenShot, and more specifically when it had its second major release. Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available which happens to come with a couple of exciting new features and tools, so here is a… Read More »

Distribution Release: ROSA R9

Vladimir Potapov has announced the release of ROSA R9, a major update of the distribution which started as a fork of Mandriva Linux and which retains many of Mandriva’s tools. The new version comes in two desktop variants – KDE 4 or Plasma Desktop 5.9: “ROSA R9 is…. DistroWatch.com: News

Why Choose Linux Operating System?

Linux is a free operating system that anyone can download and install on their computers. It’s one of the top five platforms used in the world, and yet most people don’t understand its benefits. With that in mind, this post will draw your attention towards all the advantages you can expect to encounter. With a… Read More »

8 Linux Locate Command Examples for Beginners

While find is no doubt one of the most popular as well as powerful command line utilities for file searching in Linux, it not fast enough for situations where-in you need instantaneous results. If you want to search a file on your system through the command line, and speed is the top most priority, then… Read More »

Distribution Release: deepin 15.4

The deepin project, which develops a Debian-based Linux distribution with a custom desktop environment and several applications developed in-house, has announced the release of deepin 15.4. Despite a minor increment in the version number (from 15.3 to 15.4), this is a major release with many improvements and package…. DistroWatch.com: News