OpenSourceFeed : Weekly News Feed 42

Manjaro Deepin 16.03 Released
03/05/2016 05:58 PM

The Manjaro community announced release of Manjaro Deepin 16.03, latest community build of Manjaro Linux featuring Deepin as default desktop environment. Deepin as an elegant, fully featured desktop environment, initially developed for deepin linux and now it is available for several other distributions as well. From official release announcement: While the exciting modern China based

IPFire 2.17 - Core Update 99 Released
03/05/2016 05:48 PM

The IPFire team announced release of IPFire 2.17 - Core Update 99, latest update of open source, modular, customizable firewall distribution. This release of IPFire includes an OpenSSL fix, and also several other vulnerability fixes. Though IPFire is not vulnerable by most of the common attacks, the team recommends to stay updated with latest release packages. According to official release

FreeBSD 10.3-RC1 Released
03/05/2016 05:13 AM

The FreeBSD team announced release of FreeBSD 10.3-RC1, latest development release of advanced BSD distribution that is capable for powering modern servers, desktops, embedded systems..etc FreeBSD 10.3-RC1 comes just a few days after release of previous development release, FreeBSD 10.3 Beta 3. According to official release mail, following are some changes introduced in FreeBSD 10.3-RC1

Pinguy OS 14.04.4 Released
03/04/2016 03:31 PM

The Pinguy OS team announced release of Pinguy OS 14.0.4, latest update of Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution. In addition to all packages from Vanilla Ubuntu distribution, Pinguy OS ships with a lot of packages which will help to make system more usable. Pinguy OS 14.04.4 is and update to 14.04.x series and it is based on Ubuntu 14.04.4. This release is completely updated using packages

Installing Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 LTS
03/03/2016 04:24 PM

Budgie is an open source, lightweight, traditional looking, fully functional desktop environment build over GNOME 3 stacks. Though it is exclusively designed for Solus, an independently evolved GNU/Linux distribution, it is also made available for other popular operating systems like Fedora, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE .etc. A tutorial published in webupd8 portal which explains the steps to be

Solus 1.1 'Shannon' Released
03/02/2016 04:02 PM

The Solus Linux team announced release of Solus 1.1 'Shannon', latest update of independently evolved GNU/Linux distribution that make use of eopkg package manager. Solus features a traditional, simple, lightweight and yet powerful desktop environment which is known as Budgie. Solus 1.1 is developed using the groundwork of Solus 1.0 and it comes with a lot improvements and refinements.

Simplicy Linux 16.04 Alpha is Available Now
03/01/2016 03:18 PM

The Simplicity Linux team announced availability of Simplicity Linux 16.04 Alpha for testing. Simplicity Linux is a lightweight, fully functional GNU/Linux distribution based on Puppy Linux and it's derivatives. This release includes Simplicity Linux Mini edition(formerly Netbook edition), Desktop Edition and X Edition. By this release, Simplicity Linux makes has decided to changes purpose of X

Chakra 2016.02 'Ian' Released
03/01/2016 03:04 PM

The Chakra Linux team announced release of Chakra 2016.02, latest stable snapshot of GNU/Linux distribution employing a semi rolling release model. This release of Chakra is named as 'Ian' after Debian founder Ian Murdock. Chakra 2016.02 does not have significant changes comparing to previous snapshot other than updated collection of software packages. According to official release

Porteus Kiosk 3.7.0 has been released!
02/29/2016 02:45 PM

Mr Tomasz Jokiel representing Porteus team announced release of Porteus Kiosk 3.7.0, latest stable update of independently evolved portable GNU/Linux distribution special designed for embedded systems like ATM machines, advertisement boards, ..etc. Poretus Kiosk 3.7.0 comes with several updated software packages including Linux Kernel 4.4.3, Mozilla Firefox 38.6.1 ESR, Google Chrome

Netrunner Rolling 2016.01 Released
02/28/2016 03:39 PM

The Netrunner team announced release of Netrunner Rolling 16.01, latest stable update of Manjaro/Arch based GNU/Linux  distribution offering a classical KDE plasma experience. Netrunner 16.01 is result of 3 months of development effort and comes with a lot of updated packages such as Plasma 5.5.4, KDE Applications 15.12.2, Linux Kernel 4.4.2, Firefox 44.0.2, Thunderbird 38.6.0,LibreOffice 5 ...

Sabayon 16.03 Released
02/28/2016 03:29 PM

The Sabayon developers announced release of Sabayon 16.03, latest monthly release of Gentoo based GNU/Linux distribution which follows an extreme, yet reliable and rolling release model. Sabayon 16.03 comes with several updated packages including linux kernel 4.4, Plasma 5, KDE-frameworks 5.19 and also plasma desktop and all associated components are updated to 5.5.4. From official release

LXLE 14.04.4 'Posh' Release Candiate is Available
02/28/2016 06:05 AM

The LXLE team announced availability of LXLE 14.04.4 RC, development release of upcoming stable update in LXLE 14.04.x series. LXLE is an eclectic respin of Lubuntu LTS with its own user support and it is intended for old and low resource computers. From official release announcement: While working on changes to the user interface, components and software that were to be included with the

FreeBSD 10.3-BETA3 Released
02/28/2016 05:47 AM

The FreeBSD team announced release of FreeBSD 10.3-BETA3, development release of upcoming stable build of FreeBSD 10.x series of BSD distributions. This release comes two weeks after release of previous development release, FreeBSD 10.3-BETA 2. As usual FreeBSD 10.3-BETA 3 is also made available for a wide range of platforms including amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerprc64, spac64 and also

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