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Zorin OS 12 Core and Ultimate editions released; Projects biggest release so far
11/19/2016 11:21 AM

The Zorin OS has proudly announced release of Zorin OS 12 Core and Ultimate editions, latest stable release of Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that offers an easy to use, familiar user interface for people migrating from other proprietary platforms. This release is considered as biggest release from Zorin Group so far, as it introduces a new version of Zorin Desktop which make computers more

openSUSE Leap 42.2 released; Next minor version of leap
11/17/2016 07:44 AM

The openSUSE project has announced general availability of openSUSE Leap 42.2, next minor release of stable, secure, conservative operating system developed for professionals, system administrators and enterprises. openSUSE Leap 42.2 is powered by Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS(Long Term Supported) and KDE Plasma 5.8. It gives an actual meaning to the term Linux Optimization and is a safe choice for

ReactOS 0.4.3 released, another incremental update
11/17/2016 07:29 AM

The ReactOS project has announced release of ReactOS 0.4.3, fourth incremental update of independently developed, windows binary compatible, open source operating system inspired by windows 9.x architecture. This release proves that, the projects plan to release incremental updates is on track and going as expected. With this release, ReactOS has fixed almost 342 issues including text alignment

Microsoft SQL Server public preview is available for Ubuntu
11/16/2016 09:48 PM

Mircosoft has announced availability of a public preview for upcoming Microsoft SQL Server which enables developers and enterprises to build intelligent, scalable and highly available applications in their preferred language. The biggest specialty of this release is it's availability of Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux platforms. This is the first time Microsoft announcing SQL Server capable of

Comparing Ubuntu 16.10 flavors : Ubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Kubuntu and Xubuntu
11/14/2016 09:50 PM

It is always interesting to see comparison between different operating systems. To cherish this interest, hecticgeek portal has published a comparison of different Ubuntu flavors, Ubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Kubuntu and Xubuntu. This comparison mainly looks over performance, stability and hardware recognition of each flavor. The user is not focusing other aspects like new features, software

Oracle Linux 7.3 released with UEFI Secure Boot Support
11/12/2016 06:08 PM

Soon after release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.3, Mr Teri Whitaker of Oracle Linux and Virtualization team has announced general availability of Oracle Linux 7.3, a RHEL based enterprise operating system. This announcement is only applicable for x86_64 users. The Oracle Linux 7.3 is first release of project to include UEK R4, latest stable release of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel(UEK)

Manjaro 16.10 LXQt edition released with LXQt 0.11
11/10/2016 10:17 PM

Mr Bernhard Landauer of Manjaro LXQt community has announced release of Manjaro 16.10 LXQt edition, latest stable snapshot of rolling GNU/Linux distribution featuring lightweight, modern and efficient LXQt desktop. Manjaro LXQt 16.10 features recently released LXQt 0.11 which brings improved user experience by fixing various bugs reported in previous releases. Over this LXQt desktop, Manjaro

Finally budgie-remix becomes Ubuntu Budgie
11/09/2016 08:56 AM

Finally, the Ubuntu Technical Board has accepted budgie-remix as an official community flavor of Ubuntu. Hereafter the distribution will be known by the name Ubuntu Budgie. It would be a coincidence that, budgie-remix is accepted as official flavor after ceasing same status for Mythbuntu and Edubuntu, which gives a strong message that, good players will be in and others will have to leave.

KaOS 2016.11 released with Plasma 5.8.3
11/08/2016 11:08 PM

The KaOS team has announced release of KaOS 2016.11, latest monthly snapshot of rolling GNU/Linux distribution from US. Following the motto of the distribution, this snapshot is featuring latest KDE technologies including Frameworks 5.27.0, Plasma 5.8.3, KDE Applications 16.08.2. All these packages are built on top of Qt 5.7. CREDIT : KaOS Major highlights in this release can be summarized

The Mythbuntu community retires after 9 years
11/06/2016 11:01 AM

The Mythbuntu community has announced their retirement as an official community flavor of Ubuntu. This decision is made by the community due to lack of active resources to maintain the distribution. Initially, when the project was started, there were 10 active contributers which has fallen to two developers. Mythbuntu was an official community flavor of Ubuntu since release of Ubuntu 7.10 in

Netrunner Desktop 16.09 released for x64 systems
11/06/2016 10:44 AM

The Netrunner team has announced availability of Netrunner Desktop 16.09 for x64 computers. This release of Netrunner Desktop edition includes several updated packages like Linux Kernel 4.7, KDE Plasma 5.7.5, Firefox 49.0 ..etc. The Netrunner Desktop edition is a complete operating system built on top of Netrunner Core edition. That means, it is a Debian stable based operating system that

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11/06/2016 10:27 AM

Red Hat EL 7.3 released with enhanced performance for high-bandwidth applications 11/04/2016 10:03 PM Red Hat Inc., worlds leading open source solution provider has announced release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 7.3, latest maintenance release of popular enterprise platform. Following the tradition of Red Hat maintenance releases, this release also comes with improved performance,

Red Hat EL 7.3 released with enhanced performance for high-bandwidth applications
11/04/2016 10:03 PM

Red Hat Inc., worlds leading open source solution provider has announced release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 7.3, latest maintenance release of popular enterprise platform. Following the tradition of Red Hat maintenance releases, this release also comes with improved performance, security and stability. The RHEL 7.3 introduces new technologies built around Linux Containers and Internet of

Final release candidate is available for OpenSUSE Leap 42.2
11/02/2016 09:19 PM

Mr Douglas DeMaio of OpenSUSE community has announced release of OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 RC2, second and final release candidate upcoming stable OpenSUSE Leap release. The stable release of OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 is expected to arrive 16th of November. OpenSUSE Leap is a community enterpirse operating system which mainly targets people who are looking for stable and conservative technologies. It shares

elementary OS 0.4 is a mixed user experience : Review
11/01/2016 10:58 PM

The elementary OS 0.4 Loki has a mixed user experience. Though the UI design principle followed by the project is very impressive and familiar for former OS X or current Android users, there many rough edges which needs to be handled urgently - Says a review published in distrowatch weekly. The Pantheon desktop shipped by elementary gives a strong sense that, it is designed by keeping former OS

Manjaro 16.10 Fringilla released
11/01/2016 10:35 PM

The Manjaro project has released Manjaro 16.10 Fringilla, latest stable milestone of Arch based rolling GNU/Linux distribution that offers improved user experience. This release is a result of two months of development effort since after release of Manjaro 16.08. As usual, the official manjaro release coming in both Xfce and KDE flavors. Xfce edition being the flagship release of project has

Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 released with Moksha Desktop 0.2.1
10/30/2016 10:57 AM

Mr Jeff Hoogland of Bodhi Linux has announced availability of Bodhi Linux 4.0.0, latest stable release of Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that offers a simplified user experience with it's own desktop environment called Moksha. Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 is coming with Moksha Desktop 0.2.1, latest stable release of lightweight, simple, user friendly desktop environment initially forked from

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