Debian 6.0 Sqeeze RC1 is released, this release candidate includes a new SpaceFun artwork, adds support for the Lao and Sinhala languages, support for new computer systems, fixes for Finnish keyboard support, and the Linux kernel used by the installer has been updated to the latest version of 2.6.32. Some other major improvements include the […]
VortexBox 1.7 has been released. This release is based on Fedora 14 and comes with many new features and improvements. The big new feature for the latest release is the possibility of ripping DVDs along with audio CDs for streaming. This feature has been highly requested and is now included in VortexBox 1.7. The new […]
Parted Magic 5.8 is released, this new release comes with new software and many bug fixes. The following programs have been updated: clonezilla-1.2.6-40, plpbt-5.0.11, psensor-0.4.4, linux-220.127.116.11, busybox-1.17.4, nwipe-0.03, simpleburn-1.6.0, syslinux-4.03, clamav-0.96.5, e2fsprogs-1.41.14, gparted-0.7.1. These are the new programs that were added: zerofree-1.0.1, cmospwd-5.0 ( A password recovery tool), open-iscsi-2.0.871, hfsprescue-0.1, gscite223.
Mandriva 2010.2 is an incremental update on top of Mandriva 2010.1, incorporating all the security and bugfix updates since its release.some of these packages were updated more than once (for example, firefox and thunderbird went through several releases since 2010.1). Find in this post some screenshots from this new update release.
Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of a new build of the “Debian” edition of Linux Mint, a rolling-release distribution based on Debian’s “Testing” branch, this build got all Mint 10 features; 64-bit support; performance boost (using cgroup, the notorious ’4 lines of code better than 200′ in user-space); installer improvements (multiple HDDs, GRUB install […]
PCLinuxOS 2010.12 holiday CDs are now available for KDE, GNOME, LXDE, Xfce and Enlightenment desktops featuring the latest updates from the PCLinuxOS software repository. All CDs feature Linux kernel 18.104.22.168bfs for maximum desktop performance, NVIDIA and ATI fglrx driver support, multimedia playback support for many popular formats, wireless support for many network devices, and printer […]
PinguyOS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu or other Linux based Distro’s. Pinguy OS is an optimise build of Ubuntu 10.10 Minimal CD […]
As every body knows, Mandriva‘s situation ever since the first signs of the company being in serious financial difficulties started resurfacing earlier this year. But apart from occasional rumours and overoptimistic statements by the company’s CEO, there has been very little to settle the nerves of those who love the popular distribution. If […]
Most of the Mandriva employees working on the Linux distribution were laid off due to the liquidation of Edge-IT (a subsidiary of Mandriva SA) and trust in the company has diminished, the development community (including the core developers) has decided to fork the project.