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blackPanther OS 16.1 (silent killer) released
Saturday 06 August 2016 10:41 PM

The blackPanther OS team has unveiled blackPanther OS 16.1, latest stable release of Hungarian GNU/Linux distribution that tries to adopt best practices from other major GNU/Linux distribution. This release of blackPanther OS has a code name Silent Killer and has released one year after previous release, v14.1. KDE Plasma is flagship desktop of blackPanther OS and the current release includes

Switching to Ubuntu 16.04 from windows 7/10 ecosystem
Saturday 06 August 2016 11:03 AM

It is a well known fact that most of the servers around the world are powered by GNU/Linux operating systems. GNU/Linux operating systems are preferred over their competitors because of it's security, features, stability, performance, less prone to virus behavior ..etc. But despite of several benefits of GNU/Linux over it's competitors, it has comparatively less hold on desktop computers. This

Ubuntu 14.04.5 Trusty Tahir released
Friday 05 August 2016 09:10 PM

The Ubuntu team has announced availability of Ubuntu 14.04.5, fifth minor release in Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS Trusty Tahir series. This release announcement is applicable for Desktop, Server, Cloud and Core editions of Ubuntu and also other official community flavors. Ubuntu 14.04.x being an LTS(Long Term Supported) release will continue to provide support till 2019. This support includes minor

Tails 2.5 released with Tor browser 6.0.3
Wednesday 03 August 2016 11:05 PM

The Amnesic Incognito Live System (aka Tails) project has announced availability of Tails 2.5, latest bug fix release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution that offers anonymity and security while using internet services. Tails includes Tor Web browser and several other tools to route user's traffic in a secure way. Latest release of Tails, Tails 2.5 comes with several bug fixes including

ROSA Desktop R8 released in 4 different flavors
Tuesday 02 August 2016 10:05 PM

The LLC NTC-IT ROSA, a Russian GNU/Linux company has announced release of ROSA Desktop R8, latest stable release of independently evolved GNU/Linux distribution which was initially started as a fork of Mandriva Linux. ROSA Desktop R8 is final release in 2014.01 series which will be supported for two years till end of development of ROSA 2016.01 series. ROSA Desktop R8 comes with 4 different

Linux Mint 18 Xfce edition released
Tuesday 02 August 2016 08:56 PM

The Linux Mint team has announced release of Linux Mint 18 Xfce edition, latest community edition of Linux Mint featuring Xfce desktop. Linux Mint project mainly focuses on Cinnamon and MATE editions. However, to reach more people it also provide Xfce edition targeting people who prefer lightweight desktop environment. Linux Mint 18 is based on Ubuntu 16.04.x LTS series. So following the LTS(

Second preview released for Manjaro 16.08 Ellada
Tuesday 02 August 2016 08:38 PM

The Manjaro team has announced availability of Manjaro 16.08 pre2, second developer preview of upcoming Manjaro release. This release is coming one week after first preview. Manjaro 16.08 Pre2 comes with some updated set of packages including Plasma Desktop 5.7, Qt Framework 5.24 and KDE apps 16.04. The development team reveals, migrating to Plasma 5.7 required significant effort which was

The Meizu Pro 5 - Ubuntu phone - best phone for linux enthusiasts : Review
Monday 01 August 2016 08:36 PM

Ubuntu - World's mostly widely used open source operating system is relatively a new player in emerging smart phone technology. It was a couple of years ago, Canonical announced their plan to concentrate on smart phone technology also. Since then, Canonical has unveiled a few phones featuring Ubuntu as core operating system. Similar to the Unity Desktop introduced by Canonical, these phones has

Simplcity Linux 16.07 released
Monday 01 August 2016 08:22 PM

The Simplicity Linux team has announced release of Simplicity Linux 16.07, latest stable release of LXPuppy/Debian based GNU/Linux distributions that is dedicated to provide user friendly operating system targeting absolute newbies. As usual Simplicity Linux 16.07 comes in different flavors. Mini and Desktop editions are based on LXPup and it features LXDE to offer lightweight user experience.

Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 released
Sunday 31 July 2016 10:05 PM

The Parsix team has unveiled Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10, latest stable release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution that offers best and latest GNOME experience along with latest linux kernel. This release of Parsix will be known by the code name Erik. Parsix 8.10, which is based on Debian 8.x Jessy series brings all updated packages from Jessy till 30th of July and additionally it offers Linux

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