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Apricity OS 02.2016 Beta Released
02/27/2016 11:50 PM

The Apriciy OS team announced availability of Apricity OS 02.2016, latest development release of Arch based operating system. Apricity OS comes with several preinstalled applications which make life easier for Linux newbies. In addition to regular GNOME edition, Apricity OS 02.2016 has also got a Cinnamon flavor. So this release marks first release of Apricity OS in more than one flavors.

Rockstor 3.8-12 Released
02/26/2016 09:44 PM

The Rockstor team announced availability of Rockstor 3.8-12, latest stable update of Fedora/CentOS based solution for NAS and cloud based storage services. Frome release announcement: 3.8-12 release cycle was very different compared to the ones before. Usually, we work on a couple of bigger items, like a brand new feature or two and a bunch of smaller enhancements and bug fixes. But this

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 'Xenial Xerus' Beta 1 Flavors Released
02/26/2016 09:28 PM

The Ubuntu team announced availability of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta 1distributions for testing. This release announcement is applicable for all Ubuntu flavors including vanilla Ubuntu, Ubuntu Cloud, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will be known by the code name 'Xenial Xerus'. This release comes with a lot of updated packages and bug

Rosa Desktop Fresh GNOME R7 Released
02/25/2016 11:17 PM

The Rosalab announced availability of Rosa Desktop Fresh GNOME R7, latest release in Rosa Desktop Fresh series featuring GNOME as default desktop environment. ROSA Desktop Fresh is a series of Russian GNU/Linux distributions, initially forked from Mandriva Linux, and it is intended for advanced users and enthusiasts who prefer to have user experience and freshness without compromising stability

Getting started with i3 - A tiling window manager
02/25/2016 12:07 AM

i3 is an independently evolved open source tiling window manager for GNU/Linux and BSD distributions. i3 window manager is mainly intended for developers and advanced users. The Fedora Magazine has published an article, which will take you through the basics of i3 window manager. This article covers overview of i3, installation of i3 in Fedora, configuration and customization, getting started

SparkyLinux 4.3-dev1 Minimal ISO Released
02/23/2016 09:44 PM

The SparkyLinux team announced availability of SparkyLinux 4.3 dev 1 Minimal ISO for testing. This Minimal ISO includes a live system, SparkyLinux advanced installer which lets you to install base system, desktop of your choice and few applications. SparkyLinux Minimal ISO comes in two different variations. Sparky MinimalGUI variation includes Openbox with a few applications for system

Manjaro Cinnamon 16.02 Relesed
02/23/2016 08:37 PM

The Manjaro community announced release of Manjaro Cinnamon Edition 16.02, latest stable build of Manjaro community edition featuring Cinnamon as default desktop environment. Manjaro Cinnamon 16.02 is available in two varieties. The Full Edition, includes a good collection of day to day software packages like office suites, graphics tools and a mail client. While, the Minimal ISO is for users

Review of Windows Like Zorin OS Core 11
02/22/2016 10:14 PM

Latest issue of distrowatch weekly features a review of recently released Zorin OS Core 11, an Ubuntu 15.10 based GNU/Linux distribution. Zorin OS is an Ubuntu based operating system which tries to provide a similar desktop experience for windows users. It also provides supports for windows binaries by using wine. The reviewer concludes this review saying that, though he is feeling positive

Linux Mint website got hacked on 20th of February
02/21/2016 01:02 PM

The Linux Mint team revealed that, their website got hacked on 20th of february and  download to link of Linux Mint 17.3 was modified to point to a hacked ISO hosted in another server. Hackers behind this act, modified original linux mint ISO, it is yet unknown that what kind of modification they've made and how it is going to affect Linux Mint user. Then they hosted this ISO files in

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