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Cub Linux - Chromium + Ubuntu - 1.0 RC1 Screenshot tour
03/25/2016 11:17 PM

Cub Linux, (formerly Chromixium) is an Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that offers google's Chrome OS like functionality. Towards this goal, Cub Linux has developed a Chrome OS like launcher by integrating several web applications. The Cub Linux's desktop is built over OpenBox, which helps it be fast and lightweight. This post is a tour through different screens of Cub Linux 1.0 RC1

LXLE 14.04.4 'Posh' Released
03/25/2016 09:26 PM

The LXLE team announced release of LXLE 14.04.4, latest update in LXLE 14.04.x 'Posh' series. LXLE is an Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that comes with a well tweaked version of LXDE, to power low resource computers. From release announcement: The 'Posh' version of LXLE has been readied and tested since it's last release candidate and in the subsequent days of the update to

Ubuntu 16.04 'Xenial Xerus' Beta 2 Released
03/25/2016 07:58 PM

The Ubuntu team announced release of Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2, second and final beta release for upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS stable release for desktops, servers, cloud platforms and other embedded systems. This release announcement is applicable for all other official Ubuntu flavors including Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Lubuntu ..etc. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS final is scheduled

Manjaro LXDE 16.03 Released
03/24/2016 01:16 PM

The Manjaro community announced release of Manjaro LXDE 16.03, latest community build of Manjaro Linux featuring LXDE as default desktop environment. Manjro LXDE targets to be a lightweight, fast, less resources consuming but a full featured distribution that is capable of satisfying day to day needs of users. According official release announcement, following are notable highlights of

GNOME 3.20 'Delhi' Released : Brings new features and refinements.
03/24/2016 01:22 AM

The GNOME project announced release of GNOME 3.20, latest stable release of popular desktop environment. GNOME 3.20 is named 'Delhi as a recognition to this year's GNOME.asias organizing team. This release of GNOME comes with several major features and refinements to provide a better user experience. GNOME 3.20 is a result of 6 months of development effort contributed by 870 developers across

FreeNAS 9.10-RELEASE Announced
03/23/2016 09:23 PM

The FreeNAS team announced availability of FreeNAS 9.10-RELEASE, latest stable release of FreeBSD based storage operating system that can be installed virtually on any hardware platform to share data over a network. FreeNAS 9.10 is an intermediate release between the 9.3 series and 10.x series. FreeNAS 10.x is expected to come in few months, it uses same UI and middleware used in FreeNAS 9.3,

Rescatux 0.40 beta 6 Released
03/23/2016 09:08 PM

The Rescatux team announced availability of Rescatux 0.40 beta 6, latest development release of Debian based, live rescue distribution. Rescatux comes with Rescapp, a wizard like tool that will help you to repair booting issues without much effort. From release announcement: This release improves support for both 64-bit amd64 UEFI boot (avoids booting in blind mode problems) and 32-bit

Manjaro 16.06 KDE Preview 1 Screenshots
03/22/2016 11:38 PM

Manjaro is one of the popular Arch based, rolling GNU/Linux distribution. In addition to official Xfce and KDE flavors, Manjaro community offers a wide range of editions featuring deepin desktop, LXQt, fluxbox, ..etc In this post, I would like to share a few screenshots of recently release Manjaro 16.06 preview 1, first most development release of upcoming Manjaro 16.06 stable release 'Daniella

KDE Plasma 5.6 Released - Brings new features
03/22/2016 08:35 PM

The KDE project announced release of KDE Plasma 5.6, latest stable release of project's plasma desktop environment. This is a feature packed release. It brings many improvements to the task manager, KRunner, activities, improved wayland support and also refined look and feel to provide better user experience. The default Plasma theme, Breeze, now follows the application color scheme

Antergos 2016.02.21 Review
03/21/2016 10:51 PM

Antergos is an arch based rolling GNU/Linux distribution that covers cutting edge arch base with user friendly and easy to use installer and desktop environments. Antergos, formerly Cinnarch, offers different desktop environments to choose from. Latest issue of distrowatch weekly(20/03/2016) features a review of Antergos 2016.02.21, a recent stable ISO of Antergos. The reviewer is happy with

FreeBSD 10.3-RC3 Released
03/21/2016 10:28 PM

The FreeBSD team announced release of FreeBSD 10.3-RC3, latest development release of upcoming FreeBSD 10.3. FreeBSD is an independently evolved BSD distribution that is capable of powering different platforms like server, desktop, embedded system..etc This development release of FreeBSD comes two weeks after previous development release, FreeBSD 10.3-RC2. As per release mail, following

PC-BSD 10.2-RELEASE Screenshot tour
03/20/2016 03:59 PM

PC-BSD is a user friendly, open source BSD distribution based on FreeBSD. In addition to all features of FreeBSD, PC-BSD provides a user friendly interface. It is very straight forward to install, use and configure. In addition to regular desktop environments like GNOME, KDE, Cinnamon, MATE ..etc it comes with a in house built desktop environment called Lumina Desktop. In this post, I would

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