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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
NixOS 16.03 Released

NixOS 16.03 is codenamed "Emu" and it's out today as the latest stable release of this interesting Linux distribution.

1 April 2016 - NixOS 16.03 - 7 Comments
Mageia 6 Finally Sees Its First Development Release

It's been a while since last having anything to report on the Mandrake/Mandriva-derived Mageia Linux distribution while this weekend they finally managed to put together their first development release of Mageia 6.

26 March 2016 - Mageia 6 Dev 1 - 4 Comments
Slackware 14.2 RC1 Arrives

Coming two months past the Slackware 14.2 beta is now the release candidate for this next major Linux distribution update.

18 March 2016 - Slackware 14.2 - 9 Comments
KaOS Offers A Nice KDE Linux Experience

One of the lesser known distributions requested for testing as part of our upcoming 10+ Linux distribution performance comparison was KaOS. KaOS is a Linux distribution built from scratch but does make use of Arch's Pacman.

6 March 2016 - KaOS - 10 Comments

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