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MATE desktop 1.16 released with improved GTK3+ compatibility
09/22/2016 08:33 PM

Bring an end to 6 months of development efforts, MATE community has officially announced availability of MATE 1.16, latest stable release of traditional desktop environment that make use of modern technologies. It may be a coincidence that, MATE team and GNOME team has announced new releases on consequent days. The MATE desktop project was started as a continuation of well established, stable

GNOME 3.22 released with major new features
09/22/2016 09:02 AM

The GNOME community has announced official release of GNOME 3.22, latest stable release of modern desktop environment for GNU/Linux and other BSD operating systems. This release marks a culmination to 6 months of development effort carried out by project members and numerous contributors around the earth. GNOME 3.22 introduces several major features and also fixes numerous bugs and issues

Linux Lite 3.0 - A user friendly system that really works : Review
09/21/2016 08:04 PM

Linux Lite is an Ubuntu LTS based GNU/Linux distribution targeting old and low resource computers. It combines stable Ubuntu base with well customized Xfce desktop to provide best user experience. Also, the project ships several in house built apps like lite tweaks, lite software ..etc to make things easier. Linux Lite 3.0 is latest release of distribution which is based on Ubuntu 16.04. It

Tails 2.6 released with several security fixes
09/21/2016 07:53 PM

The Tails developers has announced availability of Tails 2.6, latest bug fix cum maintenance release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution that offers tools and services to keep anonymity and privacy while browsing web and using other web services. This release of tails ships fixes for numerous bugs reported in previous releases and hence it is highly recommended to update to this release.

Zorin OS 12 beta released with Zorin Desktop 2.0
09/19/2016 11:10 PM

The Zorin Group has announced availability of Zorin OS 12 beta, development release of upcoming Zorin OS 12. The Zorin OS 12 is expected to be the biggest release in projects history so far. This release completely renovates zorin desktop using latest technologies to provide a powerful user experience. Credit : Zorin blog The major changes planned/implemented in Zorin OS 12 can be summarized

FreeBSD 11.0-RC3 released
09/19/2016 08:44 PM

Continuing the development of upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 STABLE, FreeBSD project has announced availability of FreeBSD 11.0-RC3, latest development build prior to stable release. This release brings some updated packages to fix some bugs reported in previous development releases. FreeBSD 11.0-RC3 is available for different architectures including widely used 32 bit and 64 bit processors, and other

Lubuntu 16.04.1 - A good distribution with a few drawbacks
09/15/2016 07:32 AM

Lubuntu is a lightweight, official community flavor of Ubuntu for people who are looking for a less resource hungry and efficient operating system. It can give power to low resource notebooks and old computers with less amount of resources. The DarkDuck blog has published a review of Lubuntu 16.04.1, first minor update release in 16.04.x series. This review remarks that, Lubuntu is a good

KaOS 2016.09 released with latest KDE commits
09/14/2016 08:34 PM

The KaOS team has announced release of KaOS 2016.09, latest monthly build of independently evolved, rolling GNU/Linux distribution that offers a keen, cutting edge KDE experience. Beginning from this release, KaOS makes use of latest source code from KDE project repositories instead of latest stable release tar balls. This will help the project to ship latest KDE features, but at the cost of

Deepin 15.3 released with new file manager, image viewer and revamped terminal
09/14/2016 08:08 AM

The deepin project has unveiled deepin 15.3, latest stable release of Debian based, elegant, user friendly GNU/Linux distribution developed in China. This release of deepin includes deepin file manager, deepin image viewer and revamped deepin terminal which will provide improved user experience. The dock used in deepin 15.3 is highly customizable, and it also offers improved wallpaper

NethServer 7 beta 2 released with NextCloud 10
09/14/2016 07:45 AM

The NethServer community has announced release of NethServer 7 beta 2, latest development release for upcoming, stable CentOS based GNU/Linux operating system targeting small and medium enterprises. The NethServer 7, which is associated with the code name Bruschetta, is under active development for last few months and the team had requested help from community members to make this release a big

Apricity OS 07.2016, an easy to use rolling distribution - Review
09/13/2016 07:49 AM

Apricity OS is another Arch based rolling GNU/Linux distribution that offers, user friendly installer, pre-installed GUI environments, and other day to day applications. After several development releases, Apricity project has announced their first stable release, Apricity 07.2016, on last month. The new issue of distrowatch weekly(11th Sep 2016) includes a review of Apricity OS 07.2016, first

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