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.
Genode OS 15.11 has been released and it continues making progress as being a day-to-day desktop OS.
The developers behind the Deepin Linux distribution announced their 15 Alpha 2 release this weekend, which they've tagged "a different Deepin for you."
The latest monthly ISO for the Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux distribution is now available.
Available this weekend is the latest version of Knoppix, version 7.6.
While upstream Android 6.0 is available as "Marshmallow", in the Android-x86 world they just reached their 5.1-RC1 milestone which is also their first release candidate to date based on Android Lollipop.
While we're still waiting on HP to shed any more details or release their Linux++ operating system initiative, today they have made public OpenSwitch: an open-source network operating system.
Yesterday I published the results of a 6-way Linux distribution performance comparison but not part of that original article were any Gentoo Linux results. However, with Calculate Linux 15 having been released yesterday and is a well known Gentoo derivative, I decided to run some extra benchmarks.
NixOS, the "purely functional Linux distribution" built around the Nix package manager, is out with a new release.
Calculate Linux 15 was released today in its KDE, MATE, and Xfce desktop spins along with Calculate Linux Directory Server, Linux Scratch, Scratch Server, and Media Center editions.
Manjaro 15.09 was released this morning with its Xfce, KDE, and net installer spins. Manjaro 15.09 is their first major update since June and is codenamed Bellatrix for this Arch-based distribution.
The Tizen Project has announced the Tizen 3.0 first milestone release for TV and Mobile devices.
Version 15.05 of OpenWRT, the Linux distribution popular with network routers and other embedded devices, has been officially released. OpenWRT 15.05 is codenamed after the Chaos Calmer cocktail.
While most of you probably haven't used the LILO bootloader in years in place of GRUB(2), the developer of "LInux LOader" intends to cease development at the end of the year.
The rolling-release, Arch-based Antergos Linux distribution has refreshed their ISO images with their 2015.08.18 update. Besides the latest packages, the Antergos Cnchi installer has seen some significant updates.
Haiku OS, the BeOS-inspired open-source operating system, has reached the point of being feature-complete for launch_daemon, their new boot/service manager partially inspired by systemd.
Just a few short weeks after the Rafaela 17.2 RCs, Linux Mint 17.2 has been officially released this morning in the form of the Cinnamon and MATE desktop spins.
With Mandriva having been liquidated (allegedly due to employee lawsuits), OpenMandriva is paying tribute to it -- and its precursor, Mandrake -- with their new point release.
More than one year since the last release, Mageia 5 is officially out today after being delayed.
Clem has announced the release candidates of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" for the Cinnamon and MATE desktop editions.
Manjaro 0.8.13 has been released as the newest version of this easy-to-use derivative of Arch Linux. Manjaro 0.8.13 was developed over the past four months and ships with a tweaked Xfce 4.12 desktop and as an alternative is KDE Plasma 5.3.1 with KDE Frameworks 5.10 and KDE Applications 184.108.40.206
A few days ago Clonezilla, the popular Linux distribution with a focus on disk imaging and cloning, released version 2.4.2-10, and this release is a big one.
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