SparkyLinux Now Powered by Linux 4.10.13, Budgie Desktop Removed from Repos

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

The Polish developers of the Debian-based SparkyLinux operating system are ending the month of April by informing the community about everything good or bad that happened to their open-source project during the last few weeks.

First thing first, the distribution is now powered by the latest stable kernel, Linux 4.10.13, so you are urged to update your SparkyLinux installation as soon as possible, and remember to reboot the machine after installing the new kernel. Enlightenment’s EFL libraries were also updated, to version 1.19.0.

The team also managed to rebuild the Calamares installed to disable LUKS encryption in the autopartitioning option, as well as to sync SparkyLinux’s repositories with the ones from the soon-to-be-released Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” operating system, and Calamares is used for the live s… (read more)

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LibreELEC-Based Lakka 2.0 Officially Released with Raspberry Pi Zero W Support

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After being in development for the past six months, the Lakka team announced that their OpenELEC-based operating system for single-board computers reached 2.0 milestone.

That’s right, Lakka 2.0 is officially out, and the biggest change of this major release that includes numerous new features, support for new hardware, support for new game engines and emulators, as well as lots of under the hood improvements and bug fixes, is the rebased from OpenELEC to LibreELEC.

“This new version of Lakka is based on LibreELEC instead of OpenELEC. Almost every package has been updated,” reads the release announcement. “We are now using RetroArch 1.5.0, which includes so many changes that listing everything in a single blogpost is rather difficult.”

Here’s what’s new in Lakka 2.0

Prominent new features of Lakka 2.0 include RetroArch 1.5.0, which alone ships with many changes like a s… (read more)

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CloudLinux 6 Gets New Beta Kernel to Backport a Fix for R1Soft’s Backup Solution

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After announcing earlier this week the availability of a new Beta kernel for CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 Hybrid users, CloudLinux’s Mykola Naugolnyi is now informing us about the release of a Beta kernel for CloudLinux 6 users.

The updated CloudLinux 6 Beta kernel is tagged as build 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.26 and it’s here to replace kernel 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.25. It is available right now for download from CloudLinux’s updates-testing repository and backports a fix (CKSIX-109) for R1Soft’s backup solution from CloudLinux 7’s kernel.

If you’re running CloudLinux 6 and you want to install this new Beta kernel version on your environment, you’ll need to run the following commands in a terminal emulaor or the virtual console, which you can activate with the ALT+F2 keyboard shortcut. Please reboot your installations after installi… (read more)

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