Category Archives: Distribution News

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

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

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

Development Release: Rescatux 0.41 Beta 1

Rescatux is a Debian-based distribution that features desktop tools for recovering broken Linux distributions. The project has released a new development version, Rescatux 0.41 Beta 1. The new development snapshot features several improvements to help users work with UEFI systems. “I couldn’t have released an stable Rescatux without…. DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Solus 2017.04.18.0

Joshua Strobl has announced the availability of an updated release of Solus, an independent, desktop-focused Linux distribution. Besides the standard edition featuring the Budgie desktop (developed in house), this version also comes in a MATE variant as well as a brand-new GNOME 2.24 flavour: “We’re proud to announce…. DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 708

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Maui Linux 17.03News: Snap runs on Fedora, Void supports Flatpak, Red Hat retires RHEL 5, Android running on GNU/Linux desktops, FreeNAS changes plans for Corral, the future of Ubuntu GNOME, Debian elects new Project LeaderQuestions and answers: Seeking security in source codeReleased…. DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.4

Ultimate Edition developer “TheeMahn” has announced the release of Ultimate Edition 5.4, the latest version of the project’s Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution. This version is based on on the just-released Ubuntu 17.04 and includes, for the first time, the Budgie desktop: “Ultimate Edition 5.4 was built from the…. DistroWatch.com: News