Open Source Stories

TrueOS 17.12 released with improved stability

14 Dec 2017

The TrueOS team has announced the release of TrueOS 17.12, latest 6 monthly stable release of FreeBSD based desktop BSD operating system. This release comes with improved stability to provide...


Peppermint 8 Respin released with slick greeter, updated themes & more

09 Dec 2017

The Peppermint OS team has announced the release of Peppermint 8 Respin, a minor release of Lubuntu based desktop operating system featuring cloud based applications. Similar to previous releases, this...


Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0 released

06 Dec 2017

Inspired by the wide reach of Uruk 1.0, the Uruk project has announced the release of Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0. This is the second release of 100% libre GNU/Linux distribution built...


Puppy Linux 7.5, Xenialpup released

06 Dec 2017

The Puppy Linux team has announced the release of Puppy Linux 7.5 Xenialpup. Following the tradition of Puppy releases, this release also brings a small sized, fast and versatile operating...


deepin 15.5 released with complete HiDPI compatiblity

01 Dec 2017

The deepin release engineering team has announced availability of deepin 15.5, latest stable release of Debian based, beautiful and userfriendly GNU/Linux distribution. This release includes various feature improvements and othe...


Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia MATE & Cinnamon editions released

27 Nov 2017

The Linux Mint team has announced release of Linux Mint 18.3 MATE & Cinnamon editions with code name Sylvia. This release is based on Ubuntu 16.04.x LTS branch and will...


Lumina Desktop 1.4.0 released with various runtime optimizations, feature improvemets & more

23 Nov 2017

Mr Ken Moore on behalf of TrueOS project has announced release of Lumina Desktop 1.4.0, latest stable release of highly configurable desktop environment written from scractch. This release brings various...


Korora 27 development started with code name Marlin

22 Nov 2017

The Korora team has started working on Korora 27, upcoming stable release of Fedora based GNU/Linux distribution providing additional plugins and addons to provide better user experience. Korora 27 will...


Kali Linux 2017.03 released

21 Nov 2017

Mr Dookie on behalf of Kali Linux team has announced release of Kali Linux 2017.3, latest bug fix cum maitenance release of Kali Linux. This release includes various patches, bug...


deepin 15.5 beta released with small yet useful features

15 Nov 2017

The deepin community has announced availability of deepin 15.5 beta for testing. This release brings various small feature additions and improvements to provide a better user experience. Some of the...


Fedora 27 released

14 Nov 2017

The Fedora Project has announced release of Fedora 27 , latest stable release of independently developed GNU/Linux operating system project backed by Red Hat Inc. This release announcement is applicable...


Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS will be postponed till February 9, due to boot issues

02 Feb 2017

Mr Leann Ogasawara of Ubuntu engineering team has requested the release team to postpone Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS release till February 9. This was owing to some serious booting issues found...


LibreOffice 5.3 released with a tons of new features

02 Feb 2017

The Document Foundation has announced release of LibreOffice 5.3, latest stable release of popular free and open source office suite. This release introduces a lot of new proffessional quality features...


KDE neon offers a near perfect desktop on a stable base

01 Feb 2017

KDE neon is an amazing GNU/Linux distribution developed by the KDE community. It integrates most up-to-date KDE Plasma desktop and other KDE community developed applications on the stable base of...


Bodhi Linux 4.1.0 released with Linux 4.8 and Arc inspired moksha theme

29 Jan 2017

The Bodhi Linux team has announced release of Bodhi Linux 4.1.0, latest maintenance cum bug fix release in Bodhi Linux 4 branch. This release comes with several updated packages and...


Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Xfce & KDE editions released

29 Jan 2017

The Linux Mint community has announced release of Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Xfce and KDE editions. These releases includes packages updates and usability improvements to provide a better user experience....


WINE 2.0 stable released with MS Office 2013 support

27 Jan 2017

Finally the WINE (recursive acronym for Wine Is Not Emulator) developers has announced availability of Wine 2.0 stable release. This release includes numerous changes on underlying components and comes with...


Tails 2.10 released with OnionShare and other updated packages

27 Jan 2017

The Tails developers has announced release of Tails 2.10, latest maintenance release of Debian based amnesic incognito live system that offers provision for anonymous and secure browsing. This release fixes...


elementary OS Loki ships first set of updates in 2017

27 Jan 2017

The elementary team has announced shipping of first set of updates in 2017 for most celebrated release of project, elementary OS 0.4 Loki. These updates includes fixes for bugs detected...


LMDE 2 Betsy is getting an updated image after two years

27 Jan 2017

The LMDE (acronym for Linux Mint Debian Edition) team has announced plan to release an updated image for LMDE 2 Betsey which was released in 2015. Towards this plan, the...