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elementary OS introduces cross desktop compatible System Settings App(Switchboard)
12/09/2016 08:59 AM

There are more than a dozen of desktop environment available for GNU/Linux distribution. One of the biggest challenge is to develop integrated applications compatible with all desktop environments. By overcoming this challenge, the elementary OS team has announced cross desktop compatibility of their system settings app which is popularly known as switchboard. The elementary OS has made

Korora 25 Gurgle released in 5 different flavors
12/08/2016 10:37 PM

Mr ozjd of Korora project has announced availability of Korora 25 Gurgle, latest stable release of Fedora based GNU/Linux distribution that combines powerful Fedora core with usability improvements such as well tweaked themes, out of the box multimedia support, and additional repositories to provide various free/non-free packages. Korora 25 is coming in 4 different flavors which are GNOME,

Deepin Terminal v2.1 released with numerous improvements
12/06/2016 11:28 PM

The Deepin team has announced release of Deepin Terminal v2.1, a maintenance release of Deepin Terminal v2.0 released earlier. This release brings numerous improvements including feature additions, optimizations and bug fixes over previous release. Deepin Terminal is a custom made application by China based deepin project along with other applications like Deepin Movies, Deepin Music, Deepin

Zorin OS 12 is a smooth and impressively functional system : Review
12/06/2016 11:14 PM

Zorin OS is an Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that offers familiar user experience to the users migrating from other platforms like windows and OS X and even from other desktop experiences like GNOME 2.x/MATE and GNOME 3.x. In addition to the default user experience, it also facilitate easy switch between different layouts. Though some of the layout switches may be made exclusively

BackBox Linux 4.7 released with updated hacking tools
12/06/2016 11:01 PM

The BackBox Linux team has proudly announced availability of BackBox Linux 4.7, latest updated release of Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that can be used for security assessments and penetration testing. The purpose behind release of BackBox Linux 4.7 is to provide a more stable and up-to-date system till release of BackBox 5, the  next planned major release of project. This release

Fedora 25 is not perfect; But is good enough - Review
12/05/2016 10:34 PM

In terms of new features, Fedora 25 is a boring release. It does not have much new features to boast about except updated packages, migration to Wayland and a new media writer - Says a review featured in weekly news letter of distrowatch portal. The review also remarks that Fedora 25 has plenty of software packages which can be installed easily using well polished GNOME Software. Most of the

Porteus Kiosk 4.2.0 released
12/05/2016 09:49 PM

Mr Tomasz Jokiel of Porteus Kiosk development team has announced release of Porteus Kiosk 4.2.0, latest updated release of special purpose GNU/Linux distribution developed for embedded systems like ATM systems, display boards, digital advertisements ..etc. This release of Porteus Kios comes with updated packages like Linux kernel 4.4.36, Xorg Server 1.18.4, Mozilla Firefox 45.5.1 ESR and Google

Trisquel 8.0 Flidas Alpha1 is available now
12/03/2016 01:05 PM

Mr Ruben Quidam of Trisquel development team has announced immediate availability of Trisquel 8.0 Flidas Alpha1 for testing. Trisquel is a Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution that is 100% compliant with free software policy of Free Software Foundation. Trisquel 8.0 is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it comes with Linux-Libre 4.4 based kernel. Beginning from this release, Trisquel will be

Peppermint 7 Respin released
12/03/2016 12:30 PM

The Peppermint Linux team has announced availability of Peppermint 7 Respin, a maintenance cum update release for Peppermint 7 released on June 2016. This respin comes both in 32 and 64 bit flavors. This release of Peppermint OS comes with several updated packages and bug fixes over v7 announced earlier. Main highlights of this release includes: Updated packages (including the 4.4.0-51

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