Open Source Stories

KDE neon rebased to Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

26 Sep 2018

Mr Jonathan Riddel of KDE neon project has announced the availability of Ubuntu 18.04 based KDE neon images. The rebasing is done for both installable ISOs and docker images. What...


Fedora 29 Beta released with GNOME 3.30

25 Sep 2018

The Fedora Project has announced the release of Fedora 29 Beta. This is a footstep to the upcoming Fedora 29 release. The beta release will show a strong resemblance with...


Linux Lite 4.2 beta released

24 Sep 2018

Mr Jerry, lead at Linux Lite project has announced the immediate availability of Linux Lite 4.2 beta for testing. This is a minor update in Linux Lite 4.x Diamond series....


Solus 3 ISO refresh released with better hardware support and improved artwork

21 Sep 2018

Mr Joshua Strobl has announced the availability Solus 3 ISO refresh, a stable snapshot of independently evolved, rolling GNU/Linux distribution. This release comes with updated Linux Kernel and other applications....


elementary Juno Beta 2 released for developers

21 Sep 2018

The elementary team has published a second beta release of elementary Juno, an upcoming stable release of elementary, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This beta release is for curious technical...


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...