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Ubuntu 14.04

Posted by baffa on Apr 24, 2014 - 04:41 PM
Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS (code named "Trusty Tahr") has been released and is available for download. This version includes the Linux kernel v3.13.0-24.46, Python 3.4, Xen 4.4, Libreoffice 4.2.3, MySQL 5.6/MariaDB 5.5, Apache 2.4, PHP 5.5.

Linux 3.11 released

Posted by baffa on Sep 07, 2013 - 12:35 PM
On the Kernel Archive the release of Linux 3.11 has been just announced.

Fedora 19

Posted by baffa on Jul 10, 2013 - 04:15 PM
The Fedora Project announced the release of Fedora 19 ("Schrödinger's Cat").

Linux 3.10 Officially Released

Posted by baffa on Jul 05, 2013 - 04:10 PM
The Linux 3.10 kernel has been officially released.

Fedora 18

Posted by baffa on Jan 20, 2013 - 12:20 PM
Fedora 18 has been released. It features a new installer UI, GNOME 3.6, Clojure, DragonEgg, KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.9, MATE Desktop, Samba 4, Secure Boot, and updated major packages versions.

Linux 3.7 is out

Posted by baffa on Jan 08, 2013 - 04:56 PM
Linux kernel 3.7 has been released.

Samba 4.0 Released

Posted by baffa on Jan 08, 2013 - 04:47 PM
Samba 4.0 has been released and comprises an LDAP directory server, Heimdal Kerberos authentication server, a secure Dynamic DNS server, and implementations of all necessary remote procedure calls for Active Directory.

Linux Mint 14 Is Out

Posted by baffa on Dec 14, 2012 - 05:00 PM
Linux Mint 14 has been released. The list of new features includes MATE 1.4, as well as Cinnamon 1.6.

Ubuntu 12.10

Posted by baffa on Oct 31, 2012 - 04:12 PM
Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has been released. It sports some new characteristics as WebApps — treats online services as if they are desktop apps; Online Services — control logins to all your services from a single window; Dash Preview — right click any icon, get a detailed preview of what it is; Linux kernel 3.5.4; GNOME 3.6; Nautilus 3.4; latest Unity.

Linux 3.6

Posted by baffa on Oct 03, 2012 - 12:12 PM
Linux 3.6 has been released.

Slackware 14

Posted by baffa on Oct 01, 2012 - 05:04 PM
the Slackware Linux Project announced the latest stable release of the longest running distribution of the Linux operating system, Slackware version 14.0! Slack14 feature many improvements and the contemporary release of the Slackware 14.0 for ARM.

University of Cambridge Online Raspberry Pi Course

Posted by baffa on Sep 12, 2012 - 04:27 PM
The University of Cambridge has released a 12-step online course on building a basic operating system for the Raspberry Pi.

Linux 3.5

Posted by baffa on Aug 03, 2012 - 03:48 PM
Linux 3.5 has been released. It will take some time before it can be found on major distro.

Fedora 17 Released

Posted by baffa on Jun 02, 2012 - 03:55 PM
Fedora version 17 has been eeleased. Major software updates include Gnome 3.4, GIMP 2.8, and GCC 4.7.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Posted by baffa on Apr 28, 2012 - 10:50 AM
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is out, featuring Unity interface and a number of mostly usability-related new featurs.

Linux 3.2 Released

Posted by baffa on Jan 14, 2012 - 04:10 PM
Linux 3.2 has been released. New features include support for Ext4 block size bigger than 4KB and up to 1MB, btrfs with faster scrubbing, automatic backup of critical metadata and toolsfor manual inspection; the process scheduler with setting upper limits of CPU time. The desktop responsiveness in presence of heavy writes has been improved, TCP has been updated to include an algorithm which speeds up the recovery of connection after lost packets.

Linux Mint 12

Posted by baffa on Nov 30, 2011 - 11:40 AM
The debian derivative Linux Mint reached release 12. It includes the new 'MGSE' (Mint Gnome Shell Extensions), a desktop layer on top of Gnome 3 that makes it possible for you to use the desktop in Gnome2 way.

Linux 3.1 Released

Posted by baffa on Oct 30, 2011 - 12:15 PM
Linux 3.1 has been released. The changes include support for the OpenRISC open source CPU; performance improvements to the writeback throttling, some speedups in the slab allocator, a new iSCSI implementation, bad block management in the generic software RAID layer, a new 'cpupowerutils' utility for power management.

Linux Kernel 3.0 Released

Posted by baffa on Jul 28, 2011 - 03:45 PM
Linus Torvalds announced on Google+ the launch of Linux kernel 3.0. This release remain of difficult availability due to the downtime of kernel.org.

CentOS Linux 6.0 Released

Posted by baffa on Jul 11, 2011 - 10:55 AM
The CentOS team released CentOS-6.0 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. CentOS-6.0 is based on the upstream release EL 6.0 and includes packages from all variants.

Ubuntu 11.04 is out

Posted by baffa on May 02, 2011 - 05:16 PM
The new Ubuntu distribution, Natty-Narhwal contains the Unity interface, marking a radical departure from the classic GNOME desktop. Ubuntu 11.04 also with LibreOffice, Firefox 4 and Banshee.

Slackware 13.37 released

Posted by baffa on May 02, 2011 - 05:04 PM
Slackware 13.37 has beenreleased. It shops with kernel 2.6.37.6, Firefox 4.0, a pre-release 2.6.38.4 kernel and a lot of corrections.

Debian 6.0 Released

Posted by baffa on Feb 07, 2011 - 01:12 PM
The Debian Project has announced the release of Debian 6.0. In addition to Debian GNU/Linux, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is introduced as a technology preview. Debian GNU/kFreeBSD will port both a 32- and 64-bit PC version of the FreeBSD kernel into the Debian userspace.

Red Hat Releases RHEL 6

Posted by baffa on Nov 12, 2010 - 12:35 PM
Red Hat has released version 6 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution.

On Linux Distros

Posted by baffa on Sep 07, 2010 - 02:07 PM
A recent survey shows some of the most interesting, unusual and useful Linux distros, while a second shows some of the most used/import ones.
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