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Operating System U Now Solicits Community Ideas

Operating System U, the newest distribution out there that plans for commercial opportunities with laptop pre-loads and is powered by Arch Linux and Wayland, is now soliciting development ideas from the community.
6 July 2014 - OSu - 16 Comments

Deepin 2014 Linux Distribution Released

This weekend marks the release of Deepin 2014.
6 July 2014 - Deepin 2014 - 19 Comments

The Latest Distro Trying For Commercial Success Uses Arch & Wayland

A new Linux distribution under development is among the latest dreaming of commercial success in hopes of finally conquering the Linux desktop and having their OS pre-installed on systems being sold in brick and mortar stores.
5 July 2014 - Operating System U - 55 Comments

Scientific Linux 7 Alpha Arrives, Based On RHEL 7

Scientific Linux, the distribution developed by produced by the Fermi Laboratory and CERN as a derivative of the open Red Hat Enterprise Linux code-base, is preparing for their RHEL7 re-spin.
4 July 2014 - Scientific Linux 7 - 2 Comments

Calculate Linux 13.19 Ends The Last Of CL13

The last release before Calculate Linux 14 is now available with various updates to the Gentoo-based Linux distribution.
2 July 2014 - Gentoo-Based - 1 Comment

Mageia 4.1 Comes Out As A Surprise Release

Mageia 4.1 is out today as an unscheduled maintenance release to the Mandriva-forked Linux distribution.
20 June 2014 - Mageia 4.1

Xfce Version Of Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" RC Released

Linux Mint fans who have been waiting for the Xfce version of 17 Qiana to be released, its release candidate is now available this weekend.
15 June 2014 - Linux Mint - 2 Comments

Manjaro 0.8.10 Adds Support For Plymouth, SDDM

The Arch-based Manjaro Linux distribution is out with its 0.8.10 update for its flagship Xfce version plus their editions for KDE, Openbox, and minimal "net" environment.
10 June 2014 - Manjaro - 9 Comments

ZBOSS Linux 6.5 Brings ZFS For Storage

ZBOSS Linux 6.5 was released on Friday as a RHEL-based "enterprise" Linux distribution that ships with the ZFS file-system by default.
7 June 2014 - ZFS - 7 Comments

Linux Mint 17 MATE & Cinnamon Versions Officially Out

The MATE and Cinnamon editions of Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" have now been officially announced.
31 May 2014 - Linux Mint 17

Genode OS 14.05 Has USB 3.0 on x86, Block-Level Encryption

The promising Genode operating system framework is out with a new quarterly update to the open-source platform and it offers significant enhancements.
30 May 2014 - Genode - 2 Comments

Haiku OS Adds Support For Latest Radeon HD Graphics Cards

Haiku OS has added (untested) support for the newest AMD Radeon graphics cards to its open-source driver for the BeOS-compatible operating system.
25 May 2014 - Haiku - 17 Comments

Clive: A New Operating System Written In The Go Language

For the fans of Bell Labs' Plan 9 operating system, there's a new open-source operating system inspired by it and Nix. This new operating system, Clive, is quite interesting at least from a technical perspective.
24 May 2014 - Clive - 14 Comments

LXLE: Yet Another Linux Distro Targeting Old PCs

LXLE is yet another Linux distribution that targets old/slow/aging PCs. LXLE 14.04 is now in beta and at its heart is powered by Ubuntu 14.04 with the LXDE desktop environment.
23 May 2014 - LXLE - 10 Comments

Linux Mint 17 Release Candidate Officially Arrives

The release candidate to Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" that will officially be released in the near future has arrived.
16 May 2014 - Linux Mint 17 - 2 Comments

Linux Mint Is Sticking To Ubuntu LTS Releases

The popular Linux Mint distribution has officially announced today that they will stick to using Ubuntu LTS releases as the bases of their operating system.
14 May 2014 - Linux Mint - 24 Comments

OpenMandriva­ Lx 2014 Released

The 2014 release of OpenMandriva Lx is now released.
1 May 2014 - OpenMandriva­ Lx 2014

NixOS 14.04 Released

Version 14.04 "Baboon" of NixOS, the Linux distribution built around the Nix purely-functional package manager, has been released.
30 April 2014 - NixOS

Zenwalk Is Likely Doing Away With 32-Bit Support

The Live edition of Zenwalk Linux 7.4 has been announced and it does away with the OpenSSL Heartbleed issue and other problems. This Zenwalk Linux release also does away with the AuFS-enabled kernel.
29 April 2014 - Zenwalk

64-bit MenuetOS M64 0.99.57 Released

The Menuet operating system that's lightweight, cleanly written in Assembly x86, and not based upon another OS platform, had a new version release last week of its 64-bit "M64" platform.
28 April 2014 - Fixes & Improvements - 10 Comments

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