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,…. 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…. 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…. 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…. 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…. 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…. 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…. News