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SparkyLinux 4.4 Tyche released in 5 different flavors
Saturday 20 August 2016 11:16 PM

The SparkyLinux team has announced release of SparkyLinux 4.4 Tyche, latest stable release of Debian testing based GNU/Linux distribution that features customized, lightweight desktop environments to provide best user experience. SparkyLinux 4.4 Home edition - the fully featured operating system of project -  offers 5 different desktop environments to choose from. These desktop environments

New installation images are available for BlackArch Linux
Saturday 20 August 2016 12:09 PM

The Black Arch team has released a new set of installation media with updated packages and more than 100 additional tools. Black Arch is an Arch based GNU/Linux distribution with more than 1500 tools that facilitate penetration testing and security assessments. The latest images of Black Arch includes several updated packages like Linux Kernel 4.7 - which will provide extended hardware support,

Windows binary compatible ReactOS 0.4.2 released
Thursday 18 August 2016 11:21 PM

Sticking to the plan of rapid release cycle, ReactOS project has announced availability of ReactOS 0.4.2, latest development image of windows binary compatible, independently evolved open source operating system inspired by windows 9x architecture. ReactOS 0.4.2 is coming 3 months after previous development release, and this strengthens the hope that, project can continue rapid release cycle in

Illumos based OpenIndiana MATE 2016.08.16 released
Thursday 18 August 2016 11:08 PM

Linux Kernel is core for most of the open source operating systems. But, open source is all about choice of user and it does not force users to Linux Kernel only. There is another open source kernel project which is known as Illumos. The OpenIndiana project has announced availability of OpenIndiana MATE 2016.08.16, latest snapshot of Illumos based community driven operating system featuring

Zenwalk Linux 8.0 - A more focused flavor of Slackware : Review
Tuesday 16 August 2016 09:53 PM

Zenwalk is a Slackware based GNU/Linux distribution which mainly focuses desktop users. It is more usable flavor of Slackware which is well known for it's conservative nature and stability. When slackware requires few extra command line configuration to get a working system, Zenwalk offers a simplified graphical approach for installation and configuration. Latest issue of Distrowatch weekly(

KDE Neon based Maui 1 released
Tuesday 16 August 2016 09:32 PM

The Netrunner team has announced release of Maui 1.0, first most release of KDE Neon based GNU/Linux distribution that offers a semi rolling operating system. Maui Linux is a continuation of Netrunner Desktop edition which was based on Kubuntu. Since Maui Linux is based on KDE Neon, which is in turn based on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, this distribution will be supported till end of 2018. This support

Black Lab Linux 8 Beta 1 is available now
Monday 15 August 2016 01:16 PM

The Black Lab Linux project has informed availability of Black Lab Linux 8 Beta 1, latest development build of upcoming stable Black Lab 8 Onyx. This development release of Black Lab will be open for user collaboration and feedback for over 6 months. Black Lab Linux is custom GNU/Linux distribution built over Debian and the goal of the project is to provide a stable, high performing operating

MidnightBSD 0.8 released
Monday 15 August 2016 01:01 PM

The MidnightBSD team has announced availability of MidnightBSD 0.8, latest stable release of FreeBSD based operating system targeting desktop users. MidnightBSD ships all day-to-day software packages like web browser, media player, email client ..etc in default installation. This helps MidnightBSD to be a BSD distribution oriented towards end users. MidnightBSD 0.8 is coming with several

Elive 2.7.2 beta released with improved look and feel
Monday 15 August 2016 01:17 PM

The Elive team has announced availability of Elive 2.7.2 beta, latest development release of upcoming Elive project. Elive is a Debian based beautiful GNU/Linux distribution featuring highly customized Enlightenment Desktop environment. Elive is mainly targeting people who can appreciate it's core design principles. Elive 2.7.2 beta is coming with a refined look and feel, which is contributed

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