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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
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
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
The 2014 release of OpenMandriva Lx is now released.
1 May 2014 - OpenMandriva Lx 2014
Version 14.04 "Baboon" of NixOS, the Linux distribution built around the Nix purely-functional package manager, has been released.
30 April 2014 - NixOS
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
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
The OpenELEC Linux distribution aimed for home theater PCs and other multimedia Linux experience is nearing its 4.0 release and is powered by XBMC 13.
20 April 2014 - OpenELEC - 4 Comments
The first release candidate to the upcoming OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0 release has now taken place.
19 April 2014 - Mandriva - 1 Comment
A few months after ReactOS announced plans for a Cloud OS, the open-source project aiming for binary compatibility with Microsoft Windows platforms, is now trying to spin a community edition of its operating system.
19 April 2014 - ReactOS Community Edition - 72 Comments
Complementing last week's DigitalOcean cloud benchmarking article where we tried out various droplets (VM instance types) while running Ubuntu Linux in their public cloud, our latest testing of DigitalOcean is trying out their five offered Linux distributions in the cloud. The Linux distributions benchmarked from their cloud computing platform were Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Debian, and Arch Linux.
2 April 2014 - DigitalOcean
The first (and only) beta of the upcoming OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0 distribution is now available.
25 March 2014 - Mandriva
Jolla made available today its much anticipated v1.0 update of Sailfish, their mobile Linux distribution running on Wayland and powered by Nokia's former MeeGo code.
17 March 2014 - Sailfish
The release of OpenMandriva Lx 2014 has been pushed back with the beta now moving to the RC1 date and a second alpha release having been made on Friday.
1 March 2014 - OpenMandriva
The latest release of the Genode OS Framework is out today and it has two primary new features for its latest version.
28 February 2014 - Genode OS
The Numix Project started out as a theme and icon suite that aimed to differentiate and be more usable than other Linux desktop styles, but now they have decided to come up with their own Linux distribution.
24 February 2014 - Numix Linux - 7 Comments
Manjaro 0.8.9 has been released today as the popular Arch-based and easy-to-use Linux distribution.
23 February 2014 - Manjaro - 33 Comments
The Android x86 port that allows Google's Android operating system to run nicely on AMD and Intel hardware is nearing its 4.4 release derived from the upstream KitKat 4.4.2 release. Available for Valentine's Day is the final release candidate.
14 February 2014 - Android x86 4.4 RC1 - 13 Comments
A Phoronix reader has exclusively shared with Phoronix a set of SGI marketing tapes that were formerly confidential and deal with "Selling into an NT Environment", among other topics.
14 February 2014 - SGI Marketing Tapes - 16 Comments
One of my favorite small-time Linux distributions is Zenwalk and I'm delighted to see the Slackware-based distribution has been updated for Valentine's Day.
14 February 2014 - Zenwalk 7.4 - 1 Comment
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