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OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Alpha Surfaces

We've been looking forward to the OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 release for a number of months now with Lx 3.0 having debuted two years ago. Fortunately, that release is inching closer to release as this week the alpha release is now available for testing.

6 September 2018 - OpenMandriva 4 - 1 Comment
Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 Now Shipping

If you are a fan of Linux Mint and their GNOME/GTK-forked Cinnamon desktop but prefer not having the Ubuntu base, Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 "Cindy" is now available.

31 August 2018 - LMDE 3 "Cindy" - 27 Comments
Freespire 4.0 Released, The Linux Distribution That Originated As "Lindows"

Earlier this year development on Linspire/Freespire was restarted for this Linux distribution that dates back to 2001 when it launched as "Lindows" before having to be renamed due to a trademark dispute with Microsoft. Back in January, PC/OpenSystems who is now developing the distribution, the Freespire 3.0 release debuted while today Freespire 4.0 is available.

21 August 2018 - Freespire 4.0 - Add A Comment
Haiku OS R1 Beta Is Finally Happening In September

It's been five years since the last Haiku OS alpha release for their inaugural "R1" release but next month it looks like this first beta will be released, sixteen years after this BeOS-inspired open-source operating system started development.

20 August 2018 - Haiku OS Beta - 3 Comments
Elementary OS Juno Beta 1 Released

For fans of the desktop-focused, easy-to-use, and elegantly designed Elementary OS Linux distribution, their beta of the upcoming 5.0 "Juno" is now available for public testing.

3 July 2018 - Elementary OS Juno - 13 Comments
Jolla's Sailfish OS Ported To The Gemini PDA

While the popularity of Jolla's Sailfish OS seems to be waning, if you are interested in their Linux-based, partially open-source software stack, it's now available on the Gemini PDA device.

26 June 2018 - Sailfish OS + Gemini PDA - 22 Comments

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