Open Source Stories

Sparky Linux 5.5 Nibiru released with GCC8 and Linux 4.18.6

18 Sep 2018

The Sparky Linux team has released Sparky Linux 5.5. It brings a set of updated packages including GCC 8 and Linux Kernel 4.18.6. It also contains some minor bug fixes....


LibreOffice 6.1.1 released with over 120 bug fixes

13 Sep 2018

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 6.1.1, a maintenance cum bug fix release in LibreOffice 6.1.x. It brings fixes for over 120 bugs and regression issues reported on LibreOffice 6.1....


Elive 3.0 released with added stability and visual improvements

10 Sep 2018

Mr Samuel, developer and founder of Elive has announced the release of Elive 3.0. It is a stable release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution with Enlightenment Window Manager. The Elive...


Tor Browser for Android hits first Alpha release

07 Sep 2018

For the last one decade, mobile internet browsing is on the rise. In certain parts of the world, mobile is the most common platform used to access the internet. While...


GNOME 3.30 Almeria released with improved performance and other features

07 Sep 2018

The GNOME Foundation has released GNOME 3.30. It is a result of 6 months of development effort by the GNOME community and includes major new features and smaller stability and...


Tails 3.9 released with automated additional software installation

05 Sep 2018

The Tails project has announced the release of Tails 3.9. It marks the biggest update of the amnesic live incognito system in this year. Tails 3.9 includes two main features...


4MLinux 26.0 released with LibreOffice 6.1 and Firefox 61.x

01 Sep 2018

The 4MLinux team has announced the release of 4MLinux 26.0, the latest stable release of independent GNU/Linux distribution with JWM. This release brings a set of updated packages including LibreOffice...


Nitrux 1.0.15 released with Linux Kernel 4.18.5

01 Sep 2018

The Nitrux team has announced the immediate availability of Nitrux 1.0.15. This is a stable update of Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution that offers a simplified Plasma experience. The Nitrux 1.0.15 brings...


Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3 'Cindy' released

31 Aug 2018

The Linux Mint team has released Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 with the code-name ‘Cindy’. This release is based on Debian 9.x Stretch series and provides the latest Cinnamon Desktop....


NetBSD 7.2 released with critical security updates & bug fixes

29 Aug 2018

The NetBSD project has announced the release of NetBSD 7.2, the second feature update in NetBSD 7.x series. NetBSD 7.2 brings a set of critical security updates and bug fixes...


Kali Linux 2018.3 released with Linux Kernel 4.17

28 Aug 2018

The Kali Linux team has announced the release of Kali Linux 2018.03. It is the 3rd minor release in Kali Linux 2018.3 release. The main highlight of Kali Linux 2018.3...


Bodhi Linux 5.0.0 released based on Ubuntu 18.04

22 Aug 2018

Mr Jeff Hoogland of Bodhi Linux project has announced the immediate availability of Bodhi Linux 5.0.0, the fifth major release of Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution serving simple and fast desktop experience....


deepin 15.7 brings improved performance, reduced power usage and more

20 Aug 2018

The deepin project has announced the release of deepin 15.7. This release brings various performance improvements, power optimization, and other critical bug fixes. The deepin version number convention Beginning from...


Zorin OS 12.4 released with better hardware support

13 Aug 2018

The Zorin Group has announced the availability of Zorin OS 12.4, the final snapshot in Zorin 12.x series. This release brings various updated packages from the upstream project, ie, Ubuntu...


LibreOffice 6.1 shows the power of large and diverse community contributors

10 Aug 2018

The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 6.1. It is a major release with contributions from hundreds of community contributors around the world. TDF showcases this release as...


Netrunner Rolling 2018.08 released with seamless Gtk Integration

06 Aug 2018

The Netrunner team has announced the availability of Netrunner 2018.08, the latest stable release of Arch-based rolling GNU/Linux distribution. This release includes multiple improvements including the Plasma 5.13.3 and other...


Korora team is back on Korora 28 development after the vecation

03 Aug 2018

Closing the uncertainties on the future of Korora project, Korora team has started working on Korora 28. Earlier, the team had planned to go on an indefinite vacation because of...


Lubuntu is taking a new direction with LXQt

02 Aug 2018

With the migration to LXQt ecosystem, Lubuntu team is planning to revise their initial design goals and to take a new direction. The initial design goal of Lubuntu was to...


Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition becomes first OEM hardware with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

30 Jul 2018

The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops are now available in the US with pre-installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This is the first major OEM’s hardware that ships Ubuntu 18.04 since...


ArchLabs Linux 2018.07 released with a brand new dark theme

30 Jul 2018

The ArchLabs team has announced the release of ArchLabs 2018.07. It is the latest stable release of Arch-based GNU/Linux distribution inspired by the design principles of Bunsenlabs. The main focus...