It's been a while since last reporting on Void Linux, an original, rolling-release Linux distribution while this weekend I fired it up for some testing. This is one of the few Linux distributions that has dropped systemd and OpenSSL.
ReactOS, the project aiming for binary compatibility with Microsoft Windows (Server 2003), now has Btrfs file-system support.
I'm in the middle of working on a large Linux distribution performance comparison that is similar to January's A 10-Way Linux Distribution Battle To Kick Off 2016. This time around though there's more interesting hardware and will likely do more than ten Linux distributions in this comparison.
Last month was word of Android-x86 joining the company behind Remix OS, an Android-based OS designed for PCs and laptops. Out now is the Remix OS Beta that's leveraging the Android-x86 project.
Solus, one of the most talked about newcomer Linux distributions, is out with their 1.1 Shannon update.
Genode OS 16.02 has been released as the newest version of this popular, open-source operating system framework.
The Android-x86 open-source project is partnering up with Jide Technology, the company behind Remix OS.
ReactOS 0.4 was up to a release candidate in December and now the official v0.4.0 release media is now available.
For those that haven't heard yet, MaruOS is a new open-source project that seeks to provide users with a Debian-based desktop environment when connecting your Android smart-phone to an external display.
Docker is reportedly going to be migrating all of their official images from an Ubuntu base to now using Alpine Linux.
The Arch Linux crew has announced the release of their Pacman 5.0 package manager.
The OpenMandriva Lx camp has released their 2015 Beta release in time for this weekend's FOSDEM conference happening this weekend in Brussels.
A new test release of Android-x86 6.0-Marshmallow is now available for those wanting to deploy the latest version of Android on their Intel/AMD hardware.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the Zenwalk Linux distribution originally derived from Slackware. However, I was pleasantly surprised to see this afternoon that Zenwalk 8.0 is now in beta.
One month after releasing ReactOS 0.4.0 RC1, the second release candidate is now available of this next ReactOS update that continues marching towards a Windows ABI compatible operating system for applications and drivers.
Patrick Volkerding is kicking off 2016 by announcing the first beta release of Slackware 14.2.
Clement Lefebvre has revealed more details about Linux Mint 18, the next major release of this popular, Ubuntu-derived Linux distribution.
Arch Linux is now shipping PHP 7.0 via their stable repositories for those relying upon it for web servers or other purposes from an installation of this rolling-release distribution.
The developers working on Calculate Linux decided to release a new version of their Gentoo-based Linux operating system before heading to New Year parties.
Following the recent release candidate, Deepin 15 is now officially available for ending out 2015.
The Solus 1.0 release didn't happen on Christmas as originally planned, but nevertheless it's available this morning for its premiere release and formal introduction of its own desktop environment.
The beta releases are out today for Linux Mint 17.3 in the Xfce and KDE desktop forms. Linux Mint 17.3 will be an Ubuntu-based LTS release supported until 2019.
The release candidate is out on Christmas Eve for Deepin 15, a Linux distribution that continues to strive for a simple and clean experience that makes it easy for all users.
Manjaro 15.12 was released today under the Capella codename for this Arch Linux derived operating system.
The Solus Operating System is planning to announce its version 1.0 release on Christmas.
OpenMandriva has largely been a desktop-focused Linux distribution but now apparently they have set their sights on assembling a server offering.
Tails, the privacy-minded Live USB/DVD/SD Linux distribution, released version 1.8 on Tuesday.
ReactOS, the open-source operating system aiming for binary compatibility with Windows programs and drivers, is finally closer to its next big release: v0.4.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on with Haiku OS, the BeOS inspired open-source operating system. One minor advancement to mention today is they have just landed optional GCC5 compiler support packages.
Arch Linux has switched over to using the new C++ ABI of GCC 5.
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