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General Linux News    Distribution News


General Linux News:

FFmpeg 7.0 ?Dijkstra?: Best New Features
KDE Plasma 6.0.4 April?s Bugfix Release Is Here
Calamares 3.3.6 Linux Installer Improves Support for Plymouth Splash Screens
Firefox 126 Enters Beta Testing with a Revamped Dialog for Clearing User Data
GNOME Plans for A New File Chooser Dialog
OpenRazer 3.8 Update Brings Support for New Devices
Ubuntu 24.04: Release Date, New Features to Expect & More
KDE Frameworks 6.1.0 Rolls Out, Here?s What?s New


Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.7
Distribution Release: ROSA R10
Distribution Release: Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0
Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 741
Distribution Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0
Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta
Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-11-29
Distribution Release: deepin 15.5





General Linux News:

FFmpeg 7.0 ?Dijkstra?: Best New Features

The new FFmpeg 7.0 major release brings parallel processing, MPEG-5 EVC support, and more.

The post FFmpeg 7.0 “Dijkstra”: Best New Features appeared first on Linux Today.

KDE Plasma 6.0.4 April?s Bugfix Release Is Here

KDE Plasma 6.0.4 rolls out, packed with new translations and minor but crucial bug fixes. Here’s more on that!

The post KDE Plasma 6.0.4 April?s Bugfix Release Is Here appeared first on Linux Today.

Calamares 3.3.6 Linux Installer Improves Support for Plymouth Splash Screens

Highlights of the Calamares 3.3.6 release include improvements for systems using the Plymouth splash screen by adding the ?splash? parameter to kernel parameters during the bootloader installation. It also adds support for using plymouth-set-default-theme to avoid issues with your Plymouth configuration.

The post Calamares 3.3.6 Linux Installer Improves Support for Plymouth Splash Screens appeared first on Linux Today.

Firefox 126 Enters Beta Testing with a Revamped Dialog for Clearing User Data

While Mozilla is still working on releasing Firefox 125, which was delayed due to a last-minute blocker bug, they?ve already promoted the next major release, Firefox 126, to the beta channel for public testing.

The post Firefox 126 Enters Beta Testing with a Revamped Dialog for Clearing User Data appeared first on Linux Today.

GNOME Plans for A New File Chooser Dialog

A new file chooser portal is under works for GNOME, which might replace the GTK file chooser in the future.

The post GNOME Plans for A New File Chooser Dialog appeared first on Linux Today.

OpenRazer 3.8 Update Brings Support for New Devices

The latest OpenRazer 3.8 release adds support for Razer’s Cobra, Basilisk V3 X HyperSpeed, BlackWidow V4, and more.

The post OpenRazer 3.8 Update Brings Support for New Devices appeared first on Linux Today.

Ubuntu 24.04: Release Date, New Features to Expect & More

All you need to know about Ubuntu 24.04 ? the release date, what?s new, where to download it, FAQs, and more.

The post Ubuntu 24.04: Release Date, New Features to Expect & More appeared first on Linux Today.

KDE Frameworks 6.1.0 Rolls Out, Here?s What?s New

KDE releases Frameworks 6.1.0 with new features and crucial bug fixes for better stability, improving Qt libraries with new functionalities.

The post KDE Frameworks 6.1.0 Rolls Out, Here?s What?s New appeared first on Linux Today.



Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
Mark Greaves has announced the release of an updated build of Peppermint OS 8, a lightweight distribution based on Lubuntu (the long-term support branch) and featuring the LXDE desktop: "Team Peppermint is pleased to announce the latest iteration of our operating system, Peppermint 8 Respin, which still comes....
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.7
ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to be binary compatible with Microsoft Windows and is capable of running many Windows applications. The project has released ReactOS 0.4.7 which introduces improvements to application skins, better disk usage reporting and a smoother experience when sending files to....
Distribution Release: ROSA R10
Vladimir Potapov has announced the release of ROSA R10, the latest stable build of the desktop-focused distribution with support for KDE 4 and Plasma 5 desktop environments: "ROSA Desktop R10 is the second release based on the ROSA 2016.1 platform. The distribution is targeted mainly at the Linux....
Distribution Release: Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0
Uruk GNU/Linux is a completely free-software distribution based on Trisquel GNU/Linux and featuring the MATE desktop. The project's latest release, version 2.0, includes an updated Linux-libre kernel, version 7 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), MATE 1.12 and a new welcome screen. "We grew up and the....
Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5
Philip Broughton has announced the release of a new version of Puppy Linux. The new version is Puppy Linux 7.5, code name "Xenialpup". The new version of the lightweight distribution is built using packages from Ubuntu's 16.04 "Xenial" release and Puppy maintains binary compatibility with Ubuntu packages. "Puppy....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 741
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 17.10News: openSUSE's Tumbleweed snapshots, Q4OS can be installed on a Windows partition, Fedora 25 reaching its end of lifeTips and tricks: Keep terminal programs running, using the at command, reverse OpenSSH connectionsReleased last week: Linux Mint 18.3, Black Lab 11.5, Lakka....
Distribution Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0
Philip Papadopoulos has announced the release of Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0, a major new update of the project's specialist operating system for easy deployments as computer clusters. Rocks Cluster 7.0 is based on CentOS 7.4: "The latest update of Rocks, code name 'Manzanita', is now released. Manzanita is....
Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta
The Fatdog64 Linux distribution is a descendant of Puppy Linux for 64-bit x86 computers. The Fatdog64 project has announced the release of a new development snapshot, Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta. The new beta features many package updates, the "spot" user's home directory has been moved and some changes....
Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-11-29
Simon Long has announced the release of an updated build of Raspbian, a Debian-based distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers: "We're pleased to announce that we are releasing the latest version of Raspbian 'Stretch' for your Pi today. This new release is mostly bug fixes and....
Distribution Release: deepin 15.5
deepin is a Debian-based distribution featuring a custom desktop environment, called Deepin Desktop. The latest version of the distribution, deepin 15.5, introduces several important features, including HiDPI support, fingerprint scanner, wi-fi hotspot sharing and support for installing Flatpak packages. "deepin is a Linux distribution devoted to providing beautiful,....