DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 790

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: NetBSD 8.0News: Fedora networking benchmarked against FreeBSD, Ubuntu team makes plans for 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 to get extended support, Endless OS offers improved desktop performanceTips and tricks: Bash command line short-cuts and tipsReleased last week: Void 20181111, deepin 15.8, Slax 9.6.0Torrent corner:….

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Development Release: FreeBSD 12.0-RC1

The first release candidate for the upcoming FreeBSD 12.0 is now ready for download and testing: “The first RC build of the 12.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary of changes since 12.0-BET4 includes: NFSv4 ACL inheritance flags are no longer set on non-directories; new keywords, enable,….

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Distribution Release: Voyager Live 18.10

The Voyager Live team has announced a new version of their Ubuntu-based distribution. The new release, Voyager Live 18.10, switches from using the Xfce desktop to using GNOME Shell as the default interface. An English translation of the original French release announcement reads: “I present to you for….

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Distribution Release: Raspbian 2018-11-13

Simon Long has announced the availability of a new release of Raspbian, a Debian-based distribution for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers. One major change in this release is the addition of the VLC media player: “When I first joined Raspberry Pi, back in the dim and distant past….

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Distribution Release: Slax 9.6.0

Tomáš Matějíček has announced a new release of Slax. The new version, Slax 9.6.0, is the latest build of the project’s minimalist and modular desktop Linux distribution based on Debian’s Stable branch. “I am happy to announce that a new version of Slax Linux is available for download…..

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Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta

Red Hat has announced the availability of a beta release for the company’s upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. The beta release focuses on security, Application Streams and Linux container technologies. “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta introduces the concept of Application Streams to deliver userspace packages more….

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Distribution Release: deepin 15.8

A new version of deepin, a Debian-based distribution featuring the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE), has been released. Version 15.8 brings a re-designed control centre, a full disk encryption installation option and various other improvements and bug fixes: “Compared with deepin 15.7, the ISO image size of deepin 15.8….

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Distribution Release: Void 20181111

Void is an independently-developed, rolling-release Linux distribution with a number of interesting specifics, such as its own package management system (called XBPS), a native init system (runit), integration of LibreSSL instead of OpenSSL and support for several popular ARM-based devices. The latest release, version 20181111, provides a large….

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 789

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Fedora 29 WorkstationNews: Fedora turns 15, Haiku experiences server outage, Debian releases updated media, FreeBSD 10.4 reaches its end of lifeTechnology review: Fedora 29 SilverblueReleased last week: Neptune 5.6, ReactOS 0.4.10, Oracle Linux 7.6Torrent corner: Antergos, Archman, AUSTRUMI, CAINE, Debian, HardenedBSD, Kodachi,….

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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….

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