Monthly Archives: December 2011

12/01 Kubuntu 12.04-alpha1

Kubuntu is a free, user-friendly Linux distribution based on KDE’s desktop software and on the award-winning Ubuntu operating system. It has a biannual release cycle and at least 18 months of free security updates for each release. Besides providing an … Continue reading

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12/01 Xubuntu 12.04-alpha1

Xubuntu is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Unlike its parent, however, Xubuntu uses the light-weight Xfce desktop environment and is optimised for lower-end machines. The distribution includes only GTK+ applications where possible.

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12/01 Lubuntu 12.04-alpha1

Lubuntu is a fast, lightweight and energy-saving variant of Ubuntu using the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) desktop. It is intended to have low-resource system requirements and is designed primarily for netbooks, mobile devices and older PCs.

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12/01 Edubuntu 12.04-alpha1

Edubuntu is a partner project of Ubuntu Linux, a distribution suitable for classroom use. The aim is that an educator with limited technical knowledge and skill will be able to set up a computer lab, or establish an on-line learning … Continue reading

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12/01 Ubuntu 12.04-alpha1

Ubuntu is a complete desktop Linux operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. The Ubuntu community is built on the ideas enshrined in the Ubuntu Manifesto: that software should be available free of charge, that software tools … Continue reading

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11/29 Proxmox 2.0-beta3

Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux, notably Proxmox Virtual Environment and Proxmox Mail Gateway. Proxmox Virtual Environment is an open-source virtualization platform for running virtual appliances and virtual machines. Proxmox Mail Gateway is a … Continue reading

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11/28 GhostBSD 2.5-RC1

GhostBSD it is a user-friendly, GNOME-based FreeBSD distribution in the form of an installable live CD. Besides developing the live CD, the project’s other goal is to improve the GNOME desktop experience on a FreeBSD system.

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11/28 VectorLinux 7.0

VectorLinux is a small, fast, Intel based Linux operating system for PC style computers. The creators of VectorLinux had a single credo: keep it simple, keep it small and let the end user decide what their operating system is going … Continue reading

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11/28 SME Server 8.0-beta7

SME Server (known as e-smith at the time) was founded in January 1999 by Joseph and Kim Morrison. The company introduced the first version of its flagship software product, the e-smith server and gateway, in April 1999. By the end … Continue reading

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11/27 Pear 3.0-beta2

Pear OS is a French Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution. Some of its features include ease-of-use, custom user interface with a Mac OS X-style dockbar, and out-of-the-box support for many popular multimedia codecs. Pear OS is available for 64-bit computers only.

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