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Distribution Release: Quirky 8.6

Distribution Release: Quirky 8.6:

Barry Kauler has announced the release of a new version of the lightweight Quirky distribution. The new version, Quirky 8.6, is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and contains mostly bug fixes and minor improvements over previous 8.x releases. “Quirky Linux 8.6 is the latest in the ‘Xerus’ series,…. via DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 776

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 776:

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: NomadBSD 1.1News: Debian tackles bugs, openSUSE extends life of 42.3 release, update on the Librem 5 phone, NAS4Free renamed to XigmaNASQuestions and answers: Maximum storage limits on LinuxReleased last weekTorrent corner: 4MLinux, Antergos, AUSTRUMI, Bluestar, Container, ExTiX, StarOpinion poll: Review of Linux…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Development Release: SparkyLinux 5.5 RC

Development Release: SparkyLinux 5.5 RC:

The SparkyLinux team has announced a new development snapshot of the project’s SparkyLinux 5.5 Testing branch. The new release candidate is based on Debian Testing, features an updated kernel, fixes issues with setting up Btrfs in the installer and language support has been improved. “There are new ISO…. via DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 775

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 775:

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Secure-K OS 18.5News: Korora tests community spin, elementary OS hires developer, ReactOS boots from BtrfsOpinion: Linux is about choiceReleased last week: IPFire 2.21 Core 122, OPNsense 18.7, Ubuntu 16.04.5Torrent corner: KDE neon, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Netrunner, Pinguy, Runtu, SwagArch, Ubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolli…

Distribution Release: Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolling”:

The Netrunner team has published a new snapshot of the distribution’s Manjaro-based Rolling edition. The new snapshot, Netrunner 2018.08 “Rolling”, features updated KDE Plasma packages, improves GTK+ application integration into the default Plasma desktop and upgrades the Krita drawing software. “GTK Apps now use Kwin borders integrating nicely…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Development Release: LibreELEC 9.0 alpha

Development Release: LibreELEC 9.0 alpha:

LibreELEC is a minimal Linux distribution for running the Kodi media centre. The LibreELEC project has published a new development snapshot, LibreELEC 9.0 Alpha (which also carries the build number 8.90.003). The new alpha release introduces changes to hardware support and is available for generic x86 personal computers…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 16.04.5

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 16.04.5:

The Ubuntu team has announced the availability of a new point release for the distribution’s 16.04 long term support branch. Ubuntu 16.04.5, along with its community editions, features updated packages, security fixes and additional hardware support. “Like previous LTS series’, 16.04.5 includes hardware enablement stacks for use…. via DistroWatch.com: News

BSD Release: OPNsense 18.7

BSD Release: OPNsense 18.7:

OPNsense is a FreeBSD-based specialist operating system designed for firewalls and routers. The project has released OPNsense 18.7 which introduces better IPv6 support, improved routing, a pluggable backup framework that features an Nextcloud option, and the ability to boot from a ZFS root volume. “These are the most…. via DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.21 Core 122

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.21 Core 122:

IPFire is a Linux distribution for firewalls which offers a range of security tools and is designed to be easy to set up. The distribution’s developers have released IPFire 2.21 Core Update 122, which features an upgraded Linux kernel and a corresponding removal of the grsecurity patches. “The…. via DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 774

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 774:

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Ubuntu 18.04 – MATE and Budgie editionsNews: NetBSD changes its support policy, Lubuntu shifts focus and Slackware’s financial troublesQuestions and answers: Upgrading software from source codeReleased last week: Ubuntu 18.04.1, Slax 9.5.0, ExTiX 18.7Torrent corner: ArchLabs, ExTiX, HardenedBSD, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, NethServer, Nitrux,…. via DistroWatch.com: News