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AlmaLinux OS is an open-source, community-driven project that is built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). AlmaLinux is a completely binary compatible fork of RHEL 8 and it is built by the creators of the established CloudLinux OS. AlmaLinux OS is a binary-compatible rebuild of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source codes. The distribution intends to be a drop-in replacement for CentOS Linux with long-term support. The project’s first stable release…

Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux. Key features include intuitive installation process, automatic hardware detection, stable rolling-release model, ability to install multiple kernels, special Bash scripts for managing graphics drivers and extensive desktop configurability. Manjaro Linux offers Xfce as the core desktop options, as well as KDE, GNOME and a minimalist Net edition for more advanced users. Community-supported desktop flavours are also available. Philip Müller has announced the…

The Fedora 34 beta team have announced the launch of a new development snapshot of their distribution. Fedora 34 Beta introduces a number of significant changes, Download iso including GNOME 40, replacing PulseAudio with PipeWire, and the default Btr filesystem enables transparent compression. “After Fedora Linux 33 made BTRFS the default filesystem for desktop variants, Fedora Linux 34 Beta enables transparent compression for more disk space. This increases the lifespan of flash-based media by reducing…

Qubes OS is a security-oriented, Fedora-based desktop Linux distribution whose main concept is “security by isolation” by using domains implemented as lightweight Xen virtual machines. It attempts to combine two contradictory goals: how to make the isolation between domains as strong as possible, mainly due to clever architecture that minimises the amount of trusted code, and how to make this isolation as seamless and easy as possible. In includes many updates over the initial 4.0…

Robolinux is a user-friendly and intuitive operating system based on the latest long term support release of Ubuntu. One of the project’s more interesting features is the availability of a pre-configured virtual machine support pack with Windows XP or Windows 7 – a VirtualBox setup which allows the user to install and run the Windows operating system seamlessly alongside Robolinux. This is an optional add-on that must be downloaded from the project’s online store. Today…

Douglas DeMaio has announced the availability of the beta build of openSUSE 15.3, an updated version of the popular distribution scheduled for a final release in early June: “openSUSE Leap has entered into the beta release phase today for its 15.3 minor version. This openSUSE Leap 15.3 version is a solidified release that focuses more on the building of the distribution rather than refreshing the distribution’s packages, but there are some significant changes to the distribution. Many…

Nitrux is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution suitable for laptops and desktop computers. Its main desktop environment is NX Desktop, a KDE Plasma desktop enhanced with “plasmoids” to create a special blend of aesthetics and functionality. The project also focuses on using redistributable, portable applications using the AppImage format. Registration with an e-mail address was required to download this distribution, however public downloads have been available since mid-2020. What makes Nitrux Special Nitrux is one of…

Introducing Linux Lite. Simple Fast Free. The free, easy to use operating system. Linux Lite is a ‘gateway operating system’. Your first simple, fast and free stop in the world of Linux.Our ongoing mission is to make the transition from Windows to Linux Lite, as smooth as possible.Linux Lite is a free operating system based on the Ubuntu LTS (Long term Support) series of releases. Easy updates Take advantage of our easy to use updates.…

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The project’s first release of the year is Kali Linux 2021.1. “Today we’re pushing out the first Kali Linux release of the year with Kali Linux 2021.1. This edition brings enhancements of existing features, and is ready to be downloaded or upgraded if you have an existing Kali Linux installation. The summary of the changelog since the 2020.4 release from November…