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ReactOS 0.4.2 Nears With Many Features

The first release candidate to the upcoming ReactOS 0.4.2 release is now available, the project aiming to be an open-source re-implementation of Microsoft Windows.

30 July 2016 - ReactOS 0.4.2 - 11 Comments
Calamares 2.3 Installer Released

There's a new release of Calamares, the distribution installer framework used by several Linux distributions like Manjaro, Netrunner, Sabayon, Chakra, OpenMandriva, and others.

1 July 2016 - Calamares 2.3 - Add A Comment
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta 2 Released

It's been two years since the last stable OpenMandriva Lx release and more than one year since Lx 3 Alpha was released but coming out today is finally the second beta of this Mandriva-derived Linux distribution.

27 June 2016 - OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 - 10 Comments
PowerNex: A Kernel Written In The D Programming Language

We've already seen Redox OS as an operating system and micro-kernel written in the Rust programming language. With just about every newer programming language we've seen ambitious developers take to the lengthy and complicated process of writing a kernel and the start of an OS in their new favorite language. With PowerNex, the D programming language is being used to write an OS kernel.

25 June 2016 - PowerNex - 57 Comments
Tux, Say Hi To Apple's macOS "Sierra"

At WWDC, Apple just announced that OS X is being renamed to macOS. That renaming of their desktop OS comes after weeks of rumors that Apple would be going with the new macOS name. Besides announcing the name change, they also lifted the lid on "Sierra" as their annual update to the desktop stack.

13 June 2016 - macOS Sierra - 21 Comments
Endless Computer Makes Their GNOME-Focused Linux OS Available To Everyone

Over the past year or two you've likely heard of Endless Computers for their work on building a $79 PC for the "offline world" as a Linux PC for developing countries. Or you may have also heard of Endless Computers due to their upstream contributions to GNOME, since their "Endless OS" is based upon the GNOME desktop environment. Up to now their Linux distribution has just been available for their low-cost PCs, but now they are making it available for free.

2 June 2016 - Endless OS - 4 Comments
OpenMandriva Adds F2FS Support

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the OpenMandriva Linux distribution, but they wrote in today with news about adding Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) support.

27 April 2016 - OpenMandriva F2FS - 1 Comment

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