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Haiku R1 Beta 2 Is Hopefully Not Too Far Away

The BeOS-inspired Haiku operating system that has been in development since 2001 saw its long-awaited beta release in late 2018 while it looks like a second beta release could be on approach for this open-source operating system.

3 February 2020 - Haiku R1 Beta 2 - 22 Comments
Project Trident Reaches Beta For Its ZFS-Based Void Linux Powered OS

Making rounds in Q4 of last year was the little known Project Trident open-source operating system switching from its TrueOS/FreeBSD base to in turn moving to Void Linux as a base for their platform. Towards the end of the year they offered some initial images of their reborn OS while now Project Trident based on Void Linux has reached beta.

12 January 2020 - Project Trident Beta - 7 Comments
Jolla Making Plans For Sailfish OS In 2020

Jolla has been working on Sailfish OS for nearly a decade now and for 2020 they are planning more improvements to their Linux-based smartphone OS as well as working to push Sailfish into new markets.

31 December 2019 - Sailfish OS - 28 Comments
Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To Systemd Usage To Powering SteamOS

As we enter 2020, Debian remains one of the oldest Linux distributions out there and over the 2010s continued advancing quite well for being volunteer-led and competing with the corporate heavyweights like Ubuntu, Red Hat, and SUSE. Debian in the 2010s found itself being used as the basis for Valve's SteamOS, continuing to be integral to the success of Ubuntu, it ultimately decided to make use of systemd, there were various desktop changes, and multiple successful releases of Debian GNU/Linux to celebrate.

27 December 2019 - Debian 2010s - 2 Comments
FreeDOS 1.3 RC2 Released With "Live CD" Support

On Christmas it will mark three years since the release of FreeDOS 1.2 while it appears FreeDOS 1.3 is right around the corner and could potentially be released around that same time. FreeDOS continues going strong as a complete DOS-compatible open-source environment and with this next release can even function as a DOS Live CD.

15 December 2019 - FreeDOS 1.3 - 21 Comments

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