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.
Several Phoronix readers have been writing in recently about Redox OS, a new project aiming to be a "next-gen" operating system.
Coming two months past the Slackware 14.2 beta is now the release candidate for this next major Linux distribution update.
CyanogenMod 13 Release 1 is now available as the Android community's first release based off Google's 6.0 Marshmallow release.
Following the KaOS and Void Linux benchmarking as part of our next big Linux distribution comparison was firing up Alpine Linux for some benchmarking.
One of the lesser known distributions requested for testing as part of our upcoming 10+ Linux distribution performance comparison was KaOS. KaOS is a Linux distribution built from scratch but does make use of Arch's Pacman.
It's been a while since last reporting on Void Linux, an original, rolling-release Linux distribution while this weekend I fired it up for some testing. This is one of the few Linux distributions that has dropped systemd and OpenSSL.
ReactOS, the project aiming for binary compatibility with Microsoft Windows (Server 2003), now has Btrfs file-system support.
I'm in the middle of working on a large Linux distribution performance comparison that is similar to January's A 10-Way Linux Distribution Battle To Kick Off 2016. This time around though there's more interesting hardware and will likely do more than ten Linux distributions in this comparison.
Last month was word of Android-x86 joining the company behind Remix OS, an Android-based OS designed for PCs and laptops. Out now is the Remix OS Beta that's leveraging the Android-x86 project.
Solus, one of the most talked about newcomer Linux distributions, is out with their 1.1 Shannon update.
Genode OS 16.02 has been released as the newest version of this popular, open-source operating system framework.
The Android-x86 open-source project is partnering up with Jide Technology, the company behind Remix OS.
ReactOS 0.4 was up to a release candidate in December and now the official v0.4.0 release media is now available.
For those that haven't heard yet, MaruOS is a new open-source project that seeks to provide users with a Debian-based desktop environment when connecting your Android smart-phone to an external display.
Docker is reportedly going to be migrating all of their official images from an Ubuntu base to now using Alpine Linux.
The Arch Linux crew has announced the release of their Pacman 5.0 package manager.
The OpenMandriva Lx camp has released their 2015 Beta release in time for this weekend's FOSDEM conference happening this weekend in Brussels.
A new test release of Android-x86 6.0-Marshmallow is now available for those wanting to deploy the latest version of Android on their Intel/AMD hardware.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the Zenwalk Linux distribution originally derived from Slackware. However, I was pleasantly surprised to see this afternoon that Zenwalk 8.0 is now in beta.
One month after releasing ReactOS 0.4.0 RC1, the second release candidate is now available of this next ReactOS update that continues marching towards a Windows ABI compatible operating system for applications and drivers.
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