Days after OpenMandriva Lx 3 Beta 2 shipped, Mageia with its common lineage from Mandrake/Mandriva has shipped Mageia 6 "sta1" as their first stabilization snapshot.
There's a new release of Calamares, the distribution installer framework used by several Linux distributions like Manjaro, Netrunner, Sabayon, Chakra, OpenMandriva, and others.
The first official builds are now available of Linux Mint 18, the latest installment of the popular Linux distribution and now derived from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
It's been two years since the last stable OpenMandriva Lx release and more than one year since Lx 3 Alpha was released but coming out today is finally the second beta of this Mandriva-derived Linux distribution.
We've already seen Redox OS as an operating system and micro-kernel written in the Rust programming language. With just about every newer programming language we've seen ambitious developers take to the lengthy and complicated process of writing a kernel and the start of an OS in their new favorite language. With PowerNex, the D programming language is being used to write an OS kernel.
Version 1.2 "Shannon" of the promising Solus Linux distribution has been released.
Antergos 2016.06.18 has been released as a re-spin of this Arch-based Linux distribution.
At WWDC, Apple just announced that OS X is being renamed to macOS. That renaming of their desktop OS comes after weeks of rumors that Apple would be going with the new macOS name. Besides announcing the name change, they also lifted the lid on "Sierra" as their annual update to the desktop stack.
We've been looking forward to Linux Mint 18 this summer and now it's a step closer to being released with the availability of the beta ISOs for testing.
Manjaro Linux 16.06 "Daniella" was released today as the latest stable version of this popular Linux distribution derived from Arch Linux.
Over the past year or two you've likely heard of Endless Computers for their work on building a $79 PC for the "offline world" as a Linux PC for developing countries. Or you may have also heard of Endless Computers due to their upstream contributions to GNOME, since their "Endless OS" is based upon the GNOME desktop environment. Up to now their Linux distribution has just been available for their low-cost PCs, but now they are making it available for free.
It's been quite a while since the last Gentoo LiveDVD release, but a new image has surfaced this weekend as Gentoo 20160514 and codenamed the "Choice Edition" release.
Genode OS 16.05 has been released, the research Opearing System Framework project that's been making very good progress over the years and has a loyal open-source following.
Version 15.17 of the Gentoo-based Calculate Linux distribution was released this past week.
Happy 17th of May to our Norwegian readers, but if you're not busy today or not one of them, you may want to fire up ReactOS 0.4.1 as the latest version of this open-source project re-implementing Windows.
The first release candidate to the upcoming Manjaro 16.06 "Daniella" release is now available.
Intel's Clear Linux operating system is now one of the first to be re-built under GCC 6 with using GCC 6.1 as its default compiler.
The Calamares installer framework continues to see more distributions adopt it as their installer, so it's good hearing this weekend that it's finally onto supporting LUKS encryption.
For those using the Illumos-based OpenIndiana operating system originally derived from OpenSolaris, the MATE 1.14 desktop environment is now available.
For fans of ReactOS as a project long working on providing an open-source, drop-in-replacement for Windows, a new release is being prepared.
It's an exciting time to be a user of openSUSE's Tumbleweed rolling-release Linux distribution with a number of updates recently landing and others being inbound.
While the OpenWRT project is a very well known embedded Linux distribution primarily for network devices, a number of their own developers have decided to fork away from the project.
Here are some extra Linux distribution benchmarks for your viewing pleasure this weekend.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the OpenMandriva Linux distribution, but they wrote in today with news about adding Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) support.
OpenIndiana 2016.04 has been released as the newest version of this operating system based on Illumos and originally derived from OpenSolaris.
The second release candidate of the upcoming Slackware 14.2 is now available.
The OpenMandriva developers have just announced the release of OpenMandriva Lx3 Beta 1 that's been worked on for more than the past year.
The third beta of the Slackware-based Zenwalk 8.0 Linux distribution is now available for testing.
NixOS 16.03 is codenamed "Emu" and it's out today as the latest stable release of this interesting Linux distribution.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on the Mandrake/Mandriva-derived Mageia Linux distribution while this weekend they finally managed to put together their first development release of Mageia 6.
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