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4MLinux 15.0 STABLE Released
01/02/2016 05:54 PM

The 4MLinux team announced availability of 4MLinux 15.0, latest stable release of independently evolved, small sized GNU/Linux distribution. From release announcement: The status of the 4MLinux 15.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Major change in the core of the system, which now includes GNU C Library 2.22. As a response to the requests from 4MLinux users, the following applications

GIMP and GEGL in 2015 - Annual Report
01/01/2016 10:29 PM

Thus, an eventful year passed. It is time to look back, to see achievements and falls in past year. Mr Alexandre Prokoudine, has summarized achievements of GIMP-Most widely used open source image editor, and GEGL in 2015. It’s been an interesting year for GIMP. For the most part, we focused on completing the GEGL port which involved rewriting all the source code related to color

Siduction 2015.12 - DEV Released
01/01/2016 10:18 PM

The Sidcution team announced availability of Sidcution 2015.12-DEV, latest development release of Debian unstable based GNU/Linux distribution. This release of Siduction is dedicated to memory of Debian founder Ian Murdock, who passed away on Dec. 28 2015. From release announcement: For 2015 we can just release this dev-release, even though we would have liked to do more. Due to the

Calculate Linux 15.12 Released
12/31/2015 08:56 PM

The Calculate Linux team announced release of Calculate Linux 15.12, latest stable release of Gentoo based GNU/Linux distribution. As usual, this release of Calculate Linux is also applicable for it's different flavors, including Calculate Linux Desktop(MATE/KDE or XFCE), Calculate Directory Server, Calculate Media Center, Calculate Linux Scratch and also Calculate Scratch Server. According

deepin 15 Released
12/31/2015 08:41 PM

The deepin project announced release of deepin 15, latest stable release of Debian based elegant GNU/Linux distribution from China. This release of deepin has put more efforts towards internationalization to reach a wider range of users. From official release notes: deepin 15 pays more attention to internationalization, and is featured with brand new mirror image acceleration (CDN

Manjaro i3 15.12 Released
12/30/2015 09:23 PM

The Manjaro community announced availability of Manjaro i3 15.12, latest stable build of Manjaro 15.12 based distribution featuring i3 as default desktop environment. From release announcement: With this newest version of manjaro-i3 we deliver a complete set of command line applications together with their convenient and more beginner-friendly gaphical alternatives. Community developed

SparkyLinux 4.2 Special Editions Released
12/30/2015 09:10 PM

The SparkyLinux team announced release of SparkyLinux 4.2 Special Editions. This includes GameOver-The gaming distribution, Rescue and multimedia editions. These releases are based on SparkyLinux 4.2 and is completely compatible Debian testing 'Stretch'. According to official release announcement, following are common changes made in these releases. full system upgrade from Debian

5 Top Open Source Games of 2015
12/30/2015 08:58 PM

It is often complained that, GNU/Linux platforms lag behind, when it comes to support for games. This fact may be true up to a certain extend, due to unavailability of drivers for some graphics cards. How ever there are plenty of games which work well in GNU/Linux operating system in presence of justifiable hardware components. The OpenSource portal has published a list of 5 top open source

UberStudent 4.3 'Heraclitus' Xfce Edition Releasd
12/30/2015 08:48 PM

The UberStudent team announced availability UberStudent 4.3 'Heraclitus', latest stable release of Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution targeting students and instructors especially. This release of UberStudent is based on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, hence will be supported till 2019. As per official release announcement, following are some features of this release. Ubuntu 14.04.3 Long-term

Future of Linux in 2016
12/29/2015 09:43 PM

It is often observed that, Linux, whether the kernel or GNU/Linux, the complete operating system is always beyond all predictions. In last 20-30 years, it has shown significant growth beyond all expectations. When 2015 is about to over, the network world portal has published an article which looks into expected changes in GNU/Linux operating system in 2016. As 2015 comes to a close, the

antiX MX-15 'Fusion' Released
12/28/2015 10:39 PM

The antiX developers announced availability of antiX MX-15, latest stable release of Debian based, fast, lightweight, live GNU/Linux distribution. This release of antiX is based on Debian 8.2 Jessy, and includes all updated packages from Debian repository. According to official release notes, following are highlights of this release. Xfce 4.12 Automatic enabling of Broadcom drivers b43

Apricity OS 12.2015 Beta Released
12/27/2015 09:25 PM

The Apricity OS team announced availability of Apricity OS 12.2015, latest monthly development release of Arch based rolling GNU/Linux distribution coming with user friendly installer and a good collection of essential software packages. From release announcement: We had hoped to release our very first KDE edition, but alas it won’t be ready until next month. Write a quick comment if

Solus 1.0 'Shannon' Released
12/27/2015 09:15 PM

The Solus Project announced release of Solus 1.0, first most stable release of independently evolved GNU/Linux distribution. Solus Linux comes with an in house built desktop environment named Budgie. Solus Linux is targeting to provide a lightweight, usable and elegant operating system to all categories of users. From release announcement: The Solus Project is proud to announce the release

Manjaro 15.12 KDE - Slow to boot, but stable & beautiful : Review
12/27/2015 01:10 PM

The hecticgeek portal has published a review of recently released Manjaro 15.12 KDE edition. This review observes that, though Manjaro KDE edition is taking more time(almost 50 second) to boot, it has done a good job by having a stable, beautiful and responsive plasma desktop. So far, I have used two Manjaro releases. The first one was the XFCE desktop based release (Manjaro

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