OpenSourceFeed : Weekly News Feed 59

Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Alpha 1 released
07/02/2016 07:53 PM

The Lubuntu community has announced availability of Lubuntu 16.10 Alpha 1, first most development release of upcoming stable release of official Ubuntu community distribution featuring lightweight LXDE Desktop. Being a development release, Lubuntu gives usual warning to not use in production environments. Also, there is one known bug that makes problem while creating XFS or BTRFS partition

Mageia linux 6 sta1 released, first step to Mageia 6
07/02/2016 07:34 PM

The Mageia project announced availability of first development release prior to release of Mageia 6, upcoming stable release of independent GNU/Linux distribution that was initially forked from Mandriva Linux. The goal of Magaia community is to deliver a secure, stable and sustainable operating system through collaborative development. A release announcement published by Mageia community can

Slackware Linux 14.2 released
07/02/2016 07:22 PM

The Slackware project has announced release of Slackware Linux 14.2, latest stable release of oldest running GNU/Linux distribution that can work on different platforms like desktops, server ..etc with significantly less amount of resources. To prove the resource efficiency of Slackware, the official website of project is hosted on a server with Pentium III, 600 MHz, with 512 megabytes of RAM.

Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Alpha 1 released
07/01/2016 10:15 AM

The Ubuntu MATE team has unveiled Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Alpha 1, first development snapshot of official Ubuntu community edition that offers classical Ubuntu experience using MATE Desktop. Ubuntu MATE 16.10 is the first distribution to ship MATE desktop that is completely built using GTK v3.0. The final release of Ubuntu MATE 16.10 with code name Yaketty Yak is schedule to release of 13th october

Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE editions released
06/30/2016 10:34 PM

The Linux Mint developers has announced release of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE editions with code name Sarah. Linux Mint is an Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that offers modern desktop operating systems with traditional user experience. Linux Mint 18, current release of Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu LTS 16.04. Earlier three releases of Linux Mint, version 15, 16 and 16 were based on

OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta 2 released
06/28/2016 11:00 PM

The OpenMandriva association has announced release of OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 beta 2, second beta release of upcoming stable OpenMandriva release. OpenMandriva is a free, user friendly operating system initially forked for Mandriva Linux / ROSA Linux. OpenMandriva is more popular as a cutting edge distribution compiled with LLVM/Clang which provides better optimization at code level and linking

SolydXK 2016.06 released
06/27/2016 09:22 PM

The SolydXK development team announced release of SolydXK 2016.06, latest stable release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution featuring KDE and Xfce desktop environments. It was earlier started as a flavor of Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE). When Linux Mint dropped Debian based distribution, SolydXK team decided to independently maintain two Debian based distributions SolydX and  SolydK

Fedora 24 redefines boundaries of Linux : Review
06/26/2016 10:27 PM

It was last week Fedora project announced release of Fedora 24, latest stable release of independent, community contributed GNU/Linux distribution backed by Red Hat, one of the biggest open source organization around the globe. Fedora always ships latest available software packages so that users can enjoy most modern technologies without waiting too much. Fedora 24 keeping the tradition of

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