Distribution Release: Tails 3.11

A new version of Tails has been released. Tails is a Debian-based live distribution whose goal is to help its users to browse the Internet anonymously and to circumvent censorship. This version is a standard minor upgrade and bug-fix release: “Upgrades and changes: Add a confirm dialog between….

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 793

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE Tumbleweed (2018)News: Debian struggles with usrmerge, Void provides technical tips, Hyperbola gets FSF approvalQuestions and answers: Finding and removing non-free packagesReleased last week: DragonFly BSD 5.4.0, Scientific Linux 7.6, CentOS 7-1810Torrent corner: Antergos, AUSTRUMI, CentOS, DragonFly BSD, ExTiX, FreeNAS, GuixSD, HardenedBSD,….

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Development Release: Mageia 7 Beta 1

Donald Stewart has announced the availability of the initial beta release of Mageia 7, an upcoming major version from the project that forked the then defunct Mandriva Linux in late 2010: “Everyone at Mageia is very happy to get the first step towards Mageia 7. There is still….

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Distribution Release: UBports 16.04 OTA-6

UBports is a community project which continues the development of Ubuntu Touch, a mobile operating system originally started by Canonical. The UBports team has announced the release of a new update, 16.04 OTA-6. The new version brings fixes and stability improvements, as well as several enhancements to the….

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Distribution Release: Guix System Distribution 0.16.0

Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is a Linux-based, stateless operating system that is built around the GNU Guix package manager. The operating system provides advanced package management features such as transactional upgrades and roll-backs, reproducible build environments, unprivileged package management, and per-user profiles. The project’s latest release is GuixSD….

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Development Release: Linux Mint 19.1 Beta

The Linux Mint team has announced the availability a new development release, Linux Mint 19.1 Beta. The new snapshots – available in Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce editions – improve the speed of the Nemo file manager, the Update Manager has been adjusted to show alternative mainline kernel versions….

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BSD Release: FreeNAS 11.2

Ladislav Sirovy has announced the release of FreeNAS 11.2, the latest stable version of the project’s specialist FreeBSD-based operating system designed for computers providing Network-Attached Storage (NAS) services. The new release brings a completely redesigned web interface, among many other changes: “FreeNAS 11.2-RELEASE introduces a ton of new….

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Distribution Release: Proxmox 5.3 “Virtual Environment”

Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux. The company’s latest release is Proxmox 5.3 “Virtual Environment” which includes several improvements for storage and containers. “Proxmox VE 5.3 brings many improvements in storage management. Via the Disk management it is possible to easily add….

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Distribution Release: CentOS 7-1810

Karanbir Singh has announced the release of CentOS 7-1810, the latest update in the CentOS 7 series, built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6: “We are pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 7 (1810) for the x86_64 architecture. Effective immediately, this….

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Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 7.6

Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 7.6, a new update of the entereprise-class Linux distribution rebuilt from source packages provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux and sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, USA. The new release comes with several minor updates and a….

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