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Distribution Release: Ubuntu Studio 21.04

The Ubuntu Studio team have announced the release of version 21.04 of their multimedia-focused distribution. The project's latest release will be supported through to January 2022 and includes several updated utilities: "This release includes Plasma 5.21.4, the full-featured desktop environment made by KDE. The theming uses the Materia....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 21.04

Martin Wimpress has announced the release of Ubuntu MATE 21.04. The new version offers nine months of support and includes several visual changes. "The MATE Desktop team released maintenance updates for the current stable 1.24 release of MATE. We've updated the MATE packaging in Debian to incorporate all....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 21.04

Ubuntu Budgie is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the Budgie desktop. The Ubuntu Budgie team has released version 21.04 of their distribution which will receive support through to January 2022. The new release includes a new look, an updated Budgie desktop, and introduces a build for Raspberry Pi computers.....

Distribution Release: Ubuntu 21.04

Canonical has released Ubuntu 21.04 which carries the code name "Hirsute Hippo". The distribution's new version ships with GNOME running on a Wayland session as the default desktop and includes the built-in ability to join Active Directory domains. "Ubuntu machines can join an Active Directory (AD) domain at....

Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.4-8

Univention Corporate Server is an enterprise-class distribution based on Debian. It features an integrated management system for central administration of servers. The distribution's latest release is Univention Corporate Server 4.4-8 which improves the performance of the distribution's web-based services and paves the way for a smooth upgrade from....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 913

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: helloSystem 0.5.0 and Peux OS 21.01News: openSUSE pulls FSF sponsorship, Pop!_OS unveils modified GNOME desktop, TENS loses its funding, Jonathan Carter wins Debian Project Leader electionQuestions and answers: Protecting files in a user's home directoryReleased last week: FreeBSD 13.0, EasyOS 2.7, Proxmox....

Distribution Release: EndeavourOS 2021.04.17

Bryan Poerwo has announced the release of a new version of EndeavourOS, a rolling-release Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. It aims to be an easy-to-install and pre-configured system featuring Xfce as the default desktop environment. From the release announcement: "We are proud to announce our second release....

Development Release: Zorin OS 16 Beta

The Zorin OS project has released a development snapshot of its desktop distribution. Zorin OS 16 Beta includes a new desktop look, performance improvements, and a wide range of software made available through Flatpak and Snap. "You’ll notice that even more apps are available to install from the....

Distribution Release: Proxmox 1.1 "Backup Server"

Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialized products based on Debian GNU/Linux. The company's latest release is Proxmox 1.1 "Backup Server". The new release is based on Debian 10 and features ZFS 2.0. "Proxmox Backup Server supports LTO (LTO 4 and newer). Tape backup jobs: back up datastores....

Distribution Release: EasyOS 2.7

Barry Kauler has announced the release of EasyOS 2.7, a new version of the project's minimalist (and experimental) Linux distribution with roots in Puppy Linux. This version is part of the "Dunfell" series, compiled from the source code of a port of the OpenEmbedded project. From the release....

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