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Budgie 10.2.9 released; A quick bug fix release
12/16/2016 10:31 PM

Mr Joshua Strobl, solus project communication manager has announced release of Budgie 10.2.9 a pure bug fix release addressing critical bugs in previous releases. Hopefully, this is going to be the final release prior to upcoming Budgie 11.0. CREDIT : Solus Project Some of the notable bug fixes in Budgie 10.2.9 can be summarized as follows: Bug fixes related to different panel widgets. An

Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Cinnamon & MATE editions released
12/16/2016 09:39 PM

Mr Clem of Linux Mint has announced release of Linux Mint 18.1 Serena MATE and Cinnamon editions. Linux Mint 18.1 is an updated snapshot for Linux Mint 18 which is a long term supported release based on Ubuntu 16.04.x LTS. Linux Mint 18.1 is coming with several updated packages and refinements to offer delighted user experience to users. This includes MATE Desktop 1.16, which brings several bug

Why Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is most secure distribution out of the box?
12/16/2016 07:20 AM

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS was one of the major release of worlds most widely used GNU/Linux distribution which targets personal users and enterprise users alike. One common question that comes against a popular distribution like Ubuntu is, whether it is secure enough to use on production systems and business critical operations. A presentation shared by Dustkin Kirkland, person responsible for

Fedora docker layered image build service is announced
12/14/2016 09:32 PM

Marking another milestone in the history of Fedora project, Mr Adam Miller has announced availability of Fedora docker layered image build service for the community contributing to Fedora project. This new service will facilitate building of trustworthy and consistent application images for Fedora Atomic, CentOS Atomic and other related platforms. With this announcement we are opening

Solus project is introducing a brisk menu in collaboration with Ubuntu MATE
12/13/2016 11:25 PM

The Solus project has announced their plan to introduce a brisk menu in collaboration with Ubuntu MATE. This brisk menu will be introduced as part of Solus MATE edition, a new family member of Solus project featuring MATE desktop. Soon after, this menu will be ported to upcoming Budgie Desktop 11.0. The goal of brisk menu, which is currently being developed for MATE desktop, is to provide a

CentOS Linux 7 (1611) released for x86_64 computers
12/13/2016 11:00 PM

Mr Karanbir Singh of CentOS project has announced release of CentOS Linux 7 (16.11) for x86_64 bit computers. This release of CentOS 7, tagged with the version number 1611 is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3. This release of CentOS includes all updates from upstream project till November 2016. Updates released on later stages are available in repositories and can be updated after

SalentOS 1.0 is a good performing system though with some rough edges : Review
12/12/2016 09:48 PM

SalentOS is a Debian based, lightweight GNU/Linux distribution featuring OpenBox window manager. The ultimate objective of SalentOS is to provide a simple yet complete desktop operating system that is easy to use and customize. Latest issue of distrowatch weekly(12th December 2016) has published a review of SalentOS 1.0 as cover story. The review summarizes that, SalentOS is stable, lightweight

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