DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 705

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Minimal Linux LiveNews: New KaOS features, Uplos32 forked from PCLinuxOS, openSUSE 42.1 approaches its end of lifeQuestions and answers: Sharing control of the operating systemReleased last week: Emmabuntus 8-1.02, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9, ExTiX 17.2Torrent corner: 4MLinux, Clonezilla, Emmabuntus, ExTiX, …. DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Plamo Linux 6.2

Plamo Linux, which was launched back in 1997 as a Japanese language extension for Slackware Linux, is one of the world’s oldest surviving distributions of Linux. Its development continues two decades later with the release of version 6.2. Originally tagged at the Open Source Conference (OSC) Tokyo Spring…. DistroWatch.com: News

Top 5: Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, Securing your Raspberry Pi, and more

In this week’s Top 5, we highlight Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, securing your Raspberry Pi, services for securing your email, making things cheaper with your 3D printer, and why users choose Linux and open source software. Top 5 articles of the week 5. Why do you use Linux and open source software? read more Opensource.com

Development Release: NuTyX 9.0 RC1

Thierry Nuttens has announced the launch of a new release candidate for the NuTyX distribution, version 9.0. NuTyX is a Linux distribution built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch which features a custom package manager called “cards”. The new development snapshot features support for booting…. DistroWatch.com: News

Which Linux command shell do you prefer?

Which command shell do you prefer? When we asked this question a year ago as a part of our article on open source shell options, over six thousand of you responded, and Bash was the overwhelming winner that time around. But preferences change over time, and we thought it was high time to ask again.… Read More »

Development Release: deepin 15.4 RC

Nearly a month after the last development build, the deepin team has announced the availability of the release candidate for the upcoming deepin 15.4, a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution featuring Deepin Desktop Environment as well as a range of custom applications and usability improvements: “After the public test…. DistroWatch.com: News

OpenSuse Leap Reinforces Linux Faith

OpenSuse Leap 42.2 goes a long way toward maintaining Suse’s reputation for reliability and stability. That said, new users might need a push to take the leap from their familiar distros to this latest OpenSuse release. Business users can remain confident that upgrading to the latest edition won’t put them too close to the bleeding… Read More »

Distribution Release: Rockstor 3.9.0

Rockstor is a CentOS-based Linux distribution designed for Network Attached Storage (NAS) and private cloud storage solutions. The Rockstor team have announced the release of a new version of their distribution, Rockstor 3.9.0. The new release mostly focuses on bug fixes and improving existing features. “We’ve just wrapped…. DistroWatch.com: News

14 Practical Examples of Linux Find Command for Beginners

Find is one of the most frequently used Linux commands, and it offers a plethora of features in the form of command line options. In this tutorial, which is aimed at beginners, we will discuss the basic usage of the command as well as some of the useful command line options it offers. Howtoforge Linux… Read More »