Distribution Release: TurnKey Linux 15.0

Jeremy Davis has announced the release of TurnKey Linux 15.0, a large set of single-purpose server appliances for various specialist tasks: “I am overjoyed to announce stage 1 of the TurnKey 15.0 stable release is now available. Stage 1 includes nearly half the library (47 appliances to be….

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Development Release: SparkyLinux 5.5 Dev

SparkyLinux is a Debian-based distribution which maintains multiple branches and editions. The Sparky team has released a new snapshot of the project’s Rolling branch, SparkyLinux 5.5. The new snapshot includes updates from Debian’s Testing branch, features Timeshift and improved file system support for Btrfs and XFS. “Changes: system….

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu 18.04.1

Adam Conrad has announced the release of new and updated installation media for the Ubuntu distribution and its community editions. The new media carries the version number 18.04.1 and includes security fixes and improvements available to the latest LTS release since 18.04.1 was launched in April 2018. “The….

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Development Release: OPNsense 18.7 RC1

OPNsense is a FreeBSD-based specialist operating system designed for firewalls and routers. The project has published a new development snapshot, OPNsense 18.7 RC1, for testing. The new snapshot includes new Intel network driver improvements and better IPv6 support. “Another six months passed by ever so quickly! The main….

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Distribution Release: ExTiX 18.7

The ExTiX project provides an Ubuntu-based distribution which features alternative desktop environments and applications. The project’s latest release is ExTix 18.7 which features the LXQt desktop instead of Ubuntu’s default GNOME environment. “ExTiX 18.7 LXQt DVD 64-bit is based on Debian 9 Stretch and Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver…..

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OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.9

ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to provide binary compatibility with Microsoft Windows as well as a visually similar user interface. The project has released a new version, ReactOS 0.4.9, which offers a number of small improvements that enhance stability, allow the operating system to….

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Distribution Release: Slax 9.5.0

Tomáš Matějíček has announced the release of Slax 9.5.0, the latest build of the project’s minimalist and modular desktop Linux distribution based on Debian’s “stable” branch: “Slax 9.5.0 released. I am happy to announce that a new version of Slax Linux has been released. Slax is a minimalistic,….

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 773

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Peppermint OS 9News: pfSense Gold resources become freely available, Pentoo corrects update bug, Mint reacts to bugs in core packages, Slackware turns 25Questions and answers: Types of security provided by different projectsReleased last week: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15, NetBSD 8.0, Neptune 5.4Torrent….

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Distribution Release: Neptune 5.4

Leszek Lesner has announced the release of Neptune 5.4, an updated build of the project’s desktop Linux distribution based on Debian’s “stable branch” and featuring the KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop: “We are proud to announce version 5.4 of Neptune. In this update we introduce a new look-and-feel package….

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BSD Release: NetBSD 8.0

The NetBSD team has announced a new version of their project’s highly portable operating system. The new version, NetBSD 8.0, included support for USB 3, reproducible builds, in-kernel audio mixing and address layout randomization for improved security. “USB stack rework, USB3 support added. In-kernel audio mixer (audio_system(9)). Reproducible….

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