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KDE’s Plasma on Purism’s phone

Back in August we reported that the Purism organization is working to develop a mobile phone which features both open hardware and open source software. The phone is intended to run Linux distributions and, if…

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SUSE creates new community software repository

SUSE is working to expand the number of software packages available to its enterprise customers with a new, community run repository. The new software repository is called SUSE Package Hub and is offered as a…


Ubuntu 16.04.3

Adam Conrad has announced the release of a new maintenance update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and the Ubuntu Community Edition projects. The new version, Ubuntu 16.04.3, provides fresh installation media with bug fixes and minor…


An interview with Debian’s Project Leader

Chris Lamb became Debian’s Project Leader earlier this year. In an interview with the Debian Brasil blog, Lamb shares how he got started with Debian, Debian’s experimental ports and issues with the project’s live installation…


New Fedora features

The newly launched Fedora 26 introduced several package updates and minor improvements, but most of the eye catching changes were in Fedora’s system installer. The installer, called Anaconda, has been updated with a number of…


New features coming to openSUSE

The release of openSUSE 42.3 is expected to be published around the end of July. “The next minor version of openSUSE Leap is version 42.3. The release is mostly a refresh and hardware enablement release…


FreeBSD 11.1-RC2

As the FreeBSD team prepares fr the release f FreeBSD 11.1, the developers have been hard at work fixing lingering bugs. The FreeBSD team has announced a new release candidate, 11.1-RC2, for testing. The new…


Linux Kernel 4.12: “One of The Bigger Releases”

Linus Torvalds released Linux kernel 4.12 on Sunday, July 2 and remarked how it was “one of the bigger releases historically.” Indeed, just shy of 12,000 commits, only 4.9 was significantly larger, and that was…


Linux Mint 18.2

Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of a new release of Linux Mint. The new version, Linux Mint 18.2, is the latest update in the 18.x series and is built upon a base of Ubuntu…


Fedora’s Atomic Host gets new life cycle

The Fedora distribution maintains several editions and one of the lesser talked about editions is Atomic Host. The Atomic Host edition is a lightweight platform for running containers. Due to Atomic Host’s minimal and fast-moving…