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Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.9

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.9:

SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution featuring three different development branches and multiple editions. The project has released a new update, SparkyLinux 4.9, to its Stable branch, based on Debian 9 Stretch. “New ISO images feature security updates and small improvements, such as: full system upgrade from Debian stable…. via DistroWatch.com: News

OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.10

OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.10:

Colin Finck has announced the release of ReactOS 0.4.10, the latest version of the project’s open-source operating system which is developed with the goal of running Windows applications and drivers in an open-source environment. The new release allows booting from a Btrfs file system and there are also…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Neptune 5.6

Distribution Release: Neptune 5.6:

Leszek Lesner has announced the release of Neptune 5.6, the latest stable version of the project’s Debian-based desktop Linux distribution featuring the KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop: “We are proud to announce version 5.6 of Neptune. This update represents the current state of Neptune 5 and renews the ISO…. via DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 788

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 788:

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Clu Linux Live 6.0News: Mint modernizes Cinnamon, Steam supports more Windows games running on Linux, Fedora & Korora 27 near their end of life, Red Hat dropping KDE support, update from the Solus teamQuestions and answers: Examining RAM consumption, support for older…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Parrot 4.3

Distribution Release: Parrot 4.3:

Lorenzo Faletra has announced the release of Parrot 4.3, a new stable build of the project’s Debian-based distribution with a collection of utilities for penetration testing, digital forensics, programming and privacy protection: “Parrot 4.3 is now available for download. This release provides security and stability updates and is…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-BETA3

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-BETA3:

Glen Barber has announced the availability of the third beta build of FreeBSD 12.0: “The third beta build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary of changes since 12.0-BETA2 includes: SPE exception handling was implemented for the powerpcspe architecture (the powerpcspe build failed for BETA3…. via DistroWatch.com: News

BSD Release: GhostBSD 18.10

BSD Release: GhostBSD 18.10:

The GhostBSD team have announced a new release, GhostBSD 18.10, which is the first stable version from the project to use TrueOS instead of FreeBSD as the operating system’s base. The new version also adopts LibreSSL over OpenSSL, removes the GRUB boot loader in favour of FreeBSD’s loader…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 4.2

Distribution Release: Linux Lite 4.2:

Jerry Bezencon has announced the release of Linux Lite 4.2, the latest build of the project’s desktop-oriented distribution with Xfce, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This release sees an addition of Redshift, an application that adjusts the computer display’s colour temperature based upon the time of day: “Linux…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2018.4

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2018.4:

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project’s latest release is Kali Linux 2018.4 which includes one significant new tool and an experimental 64-bit build for Raspberry Pi computers: “Welcome to our fourth and final release of 2018, Kali Linux…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-BETA2

Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-BETA2:

The FreeBSD project is making progress toward releasing FreeBSD 12.0. The developers have released a new development snapshot, FreeBSD 12.0-BETA2, which removes some debugging options, updates the time zone database, and improves the Linux compatibility layer. “The ability to prevent interrupting the boot process without entering the password…. via DistroWatch.com: News