Monday, March 19, 2012

Linpus Linux 1.7 "Lite Desktop" has been released

Linpus is Fedora based Linux Operating System which is developed by Linpus Technology. They has announced the availability of Linpus 1.7 on 16th Mar, 2012. This version contains GNOME 3 which provides a great combination of User Interface to user and attractive GUI.

The Linpus Technology has their head-office at Taipei, Taiwan and the development office in Shanghai, China. It available in three types desktop, Live medium and Server. It available in three desktop environment like GNOME, KDE, Xfce.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Vinux 3.0.2 has been released : An Ubuntu based operating system for Visually Impaired People

Mobeen Iqbal has announced the availability of the Vinux 3.0.2. This Ubuntu based operating system is specially developed for blind and visually impaired users. Hence it contain screen-reader, full screen magnification and support for Braille display.

This version of Vinux is based on Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS and uses Linux Kernel, Orca XDesktop 3.1.19, Firefox 10.0.2 and Thunderbird 10.0.2 by default. This Ubuntu based Operating System helps many visually impaired users in their day to day life.

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Second beta version of Mageia 2 has been released

Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of second beta version of Mageia 2 Linux on 15th Mar, 2012. This version include KDE 4.8.1, GNOME 3.3 and Linux Kernel 3.3-rc7 with many other new updates. This version is specially for testing and bug fixing.

Originally Mageia is forked from Mandriva but later became independent Linux operating system. This distribution is from France and community based project which is non-profit organization.

Here is the announcement of first beta release of Mageia 2.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Salix OS 13.37 Live KDE has been released

After release of Salix OS 13.37 'Xfce' the 'KDE' version of it has been released on 14th Mar, 2012. This version is also built using SaLT [Salix Live Technology] which is more powerful tool. This version is also available in both 32-bit and 64-bit architecture.

Basically Salix OS is easy to use and very fast Linux which is based on Slackware Linux. It comes in four desktop environment which are Fluxbox, KDE, LXDE and Xfce.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Calculate Linux 11.15 has been released

Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the availability of the Calculate Linux 11.15 on 14th Mar, 2012. It provides CDS [calculate directory server] using server version and user can use this services by the desktop medium. The main change in this version is  migration to GNOME shell.

Originally this distribution is from Russia and based on Gentoo Linux and available in three desktop environment which are GNOME, KDE, and Xfce. Now a days this distribution is popular in client-server communication in corporate world.

FreeNAS 8.2.0 beta 2 has been released

Josh Paetzel has announced the availability of the FreeNAS 8.2.0 second beta version on 14th Mar, 2012. In this version compare to FreeNAS 8.0, many changes have been made like many CLI now turn into GUI.

FreeNAS is small-scale operating system based of FreeBSD which gives the NAS [network attached storage] facilities like CIFS, FTP and NFS.

Guadalinex 8 has been released

 Guadalinex is the linux operating system based on Ubuntu made for facilitate the information technology to the citizen by the government of Andalucia. This version of Guadalinex contain new updates like LibreOffice 3.5.0, Firefox 10, GNOME 3.2, Linux Kernel 3.0. It comes in two types, one is desktop version and second is education versio specially for students.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

NetBSD 6.0 Beta has been released

Jeff Rizzo has announced the availability of the beta version of NetBSD 6.0 for testing on 13th Mar, 2012. There are several changes have been made from its last version NetBSD 5.0 and many improvement and upgradation is there.

NetBSD is secure and highly portable UNIX-like operating system which is opensource and available for number of architecture like i386, ia64, arm, armel, mips, mipsel, sparc64, pc98, powerpc, powerpc64, xbox and many more. And it available in various desktop environment like GNOM, KDE, Xfce, Openbox, Fluxbox, Blckbox and many more.

Zentyal 2.3 beta version has been released

Jose Antonio Calvo has announced the availability of beta version of Zentyal 2.3 on 9th Mar, 2012. Zentyal is server Linux operating system which is based on Ubuntu and this version is based on Ubuntu 12.04 beta 1 and beta version for Zentyal 3 which will be released in September. 

This version contain integration with Samba 4. This version uses Openbox desktop environment and released under GNU GPL [General Public License]. Zentyal is originated from Spain.

Monday, March 12, 2012

SkoleLinux 6.0.4 has been released

Petter Reinholdtsen announced the availability of the SkoleLinux 6.0.4 which id debian based Linux operating system mainly for school and colleges. This distribution is also known as "Debian Edu". This distribution comes in 3 desktop environment which are GNOEM, KDE and Wmaker.

This distribution contain over 75 packages for students and 15 packages for networking. This distribution is used by many students around the globe. It automatically updates using apt-get Debian package management through internet.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Linux Mint 12 LXDE has been relased

Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of Linux Mint 12 LXDE version on 9th Mar, 2012. It comes with many new features and contain new updates. Due to LXDE desktop environment it is very light-weight and fast. It contains the features from Ubuntu 11.10 and contain Linux Kernel 3.0 and LXDE 0.5.0.

Duck Duck Go is the default search engine because it is fast and uses open source system. Now a days Linux Mint is very popular Linux operating system because of its user friendliness. It available in both 32-but and 64-bit architecture and also comes in two methods with codecs and without codecs.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

CentOS 5.8 has been released

Johnny Hughes has announced the availability of the Community Enterprise Operating System [CentOS] 5.8 on 8th Mar, 2012. This version is available in both i386 and x86_64 both architecture. This version contains many bug fixes, new updates and new functionality.

CentOS is originally Enterprise Linux Operating System which is based on the Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. CentOS gives user the Enterprise Operating System, like experience, with free of cost. This version is also available in desktop version with both, GNOME and KDE desktop environment.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

FreeBSD 8.3 RC1 has been released

Ken Smith announced the availability of FreeBSD 8.3 release candidate 1 on 7th Mar, 2012. FreeBSD in an independent UNIX-like distribution which support varieties of architecture like i386, ia64, arm, armel, mips, mipsel, sparc64, pc98, powerpc, powerpc64, xbox and many more. 

It comes in three types like desktop edition, server edition and firewall edition. It also supports many desktop environment like GNOME, KDE, LXDE, Xfce, Afterstep, Blackbox, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, Openbox, IceWM and WMaker.

antiX Linux M12 test 2 has been released

antiX is the very fast and light-weight Linux distribution for old computer system. It is based on MEPIS and Debian. It can be uses on your old machines like 64 MB P2 processor but recommended is 128 MB of RAM. It can be also use as a rescue CD as it is very light-weight.

On 6th Mar, 2012 its second test version of M12 distribution was released for public testing. By default IceWM is the desktop environment and the other desktop environment is Fluxbox. It contain LibreOffice, Iceweasel 10, Claws-mail as mail client, Cheese is by default added and many other changes are done.

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS beta 1 has been released

Kate Stewart announced the availability of the first beta release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on 1st March, 2012. This version of Precise Pangolin contain many new features have been added to this version.

The new features are listed below.
  • New HUD [head up display] for quickly searching.
  • LibreOffice 3.5 beta 2.
  • RhytmBox is default music player.
  • Mozilla Firefox 11 and Thunderbird 11.
  • Unity 5
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.2.