Linux

Ubuntu 17.10 Beta 2

Lukasz Zemczak has announced the availability of the final beta build of Ubuntu 17.10, code name “Artful Aardvark”, together with the rest of the Ubuntu family of distributions – Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin,…


Tails 3.2

Version 3.2 of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System), a Debian-based live DVD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user, has been released. This is mostly a security update, although it…


Kali Linux 2017.2

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project’s latest version, Kali Linux 2017.2, introduces a number of new security and penetration tools, as well as package updates…


FreeBSD 10.4-RC2

Less than a week after the first release candidate (RC) was made available, the second RC build of FreeBSD 10.4 is now also ready for testing. Some of the recent noteworthy changes include: “Given that…


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…


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…