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Calculate Linux 17 released
12/31/2016 11:02 AM

Mr Alexander Tratsevskiy of Calculate Linux has announced release of Calculate Linux 17, latest stable release of Gentoo based Russian GNU/Linux distribution targeting home users and small and medium enterprises. Calculate Linux Desktop edition is available in 3 different flavors, featuring KDE, MATE or Cinnamon desktop environments. Calculate Linux Scratch is a minimal edition targeting people

Porteus v3.2.2 Final released with Porteus Kiosk 4.2
12/31/2016 07:43 AM

Mr broken man of Porteus community has informed release of Porteus v3.2.2 Final and Porteus Kiosk 4.2, latest stable releases of Slackware based general purpose and special purpose GNU/Linux distributions respectively. Porteus 3.3.2 desktop edition is coming with option to choose from 4 different desktop environments. These desktop environments includes Xfce4, MATE, Cinnamon and KDE5. While

FreeDOS 1.2 released; It is what MS DOS would be if it was alive
12/28/2016 10:32 PM

Mr Jim Hall, founder and coordinator of the FreeDOS project has announced release of FreeDOS 1.2, latest stable release of Free and open source remake of Microsoft DOS which was discontinued before two decades. The idea of a DOS like operating system was evolved on 1994 and the concept of FreeDOS was put forward by Jim Hall, who was yet to complete his graduation. This idea was originated owing

Budgie Desktop is getting it's own website
12/25/2016 11:56 AM

Today (24th December 2016), the Solus Project has shared a tweet hinting the launch a new website for Budgie Desktop - a traditional looking, modern desktop environment built from scratch. A trial version of the website is already available at A preview of budgie desktop trial website Initially Budgie Desktop was made for Solus, an independent operating system that

OpenMandriva Lx 3.0.1 released with better stability and performance improvements
12/25/2016 11:27 AM

Few months after release of OpenMandriva Lx 3.0, OpenMandriva community has announced release of OpenMandvia Lx 3.0.1 as their holiday gift. This release includes further stability and performance improvements and other updated packages. Current release of OpenMandriva fixes some critical bugs reported in previous release and significant highlights of this release includes: Updated

Best GNOME distributions in 2016
12/24/2016 10:11 AM

When the year 2016 is about to finish, dedoimedo has created a list of best GNOME distributions in 2016 and has published a comparative article in ocsmag portal. When GNOME 3 was introduced almost 6 years back, there were a lot of criticisms against it. Most of them were raising the concerns on changing from a well established experience of GNOME 2.x and it was the prime reason for emerging

Canonical announces Kubernetes 1.5.1 for Ubuntu
12/22/2016 10:31 PM

On 16th December 2016, Canonical has announced availability of Kubernetes 1.5.1 for Ubuntu. Kubernetes is an open source system for automatic scaling, deployment and operations of different applications. Currently announced release includes several new features and bug fixes. You can see more on this release in an official announcement. Canonical is shipping a pure vanilla version of Kubernetes

Getting started with Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
12/22/2016 10:17 PM

It is often told that, IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is one of the key tool to get started with open source projects. IRC servers accepts and transmits relay messages to users connected with IRC clients and they communicated using IRC protocol, a predefined set of rules which regulates the communication between different nodes. There are multiple IRC networks and each network may be made of one or

Fedora 25 is mature enough, but sacrifices speed and stability
12/18/2016 03:09 PM

Fedora 25 is an interesting distribution that is more mature and ready to be used in production systems. Though it has reduced performance and stability issues corresponding to it's predecessor, Fedora 25 - Observes a review of Fedora 25 published in dedoimedo portal. On positive side, Fedora 25 is reasonably elegant and functional and it will let you to play any videos and musics if sufficient

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