Monthly Archives: August 2012

08/31 NetBSD 6.0-rc1

NetBSD is a free, secure, and highly portable UNIX-like Open Source operating system available for many platforms, from 64-bit AlphaServers and desktop systems to handheld and embedded devices. Its clean design and advanced features make it excellent in both production … Continue reading

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08/30 DragonFly 3.0.3

DragonFly is an operating system and environment designed to be the logical continuation of the FreeBSD-4.x OS series. These operating systems belong in the same class as Linux in that they are based on UNIX ideals and APIs. DragonFly is … Continue reading

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08/29 Snowlinux 3-beta (E17)

Snowlinux is a set of Linux distributions based on Debian’s latest stable release and featuring four different desktop environments – GNOME, KDE, LXDE and Xfce. It aims to be user-friendly, incorporating many useful tweaks and carefully selected software applications. The … Continue reading

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08/29 Descent|OS 3.0

Descent|OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution featuring a traditional desktop environment (GNOME 2 in the 2.x series, MATE in later versions). The project’s mission is to provide an intuitive and modern desktop environment anybody can use.

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08/30 opera 12.02

Opera: a light-weight graphical web browser

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08/29 fetchmail 6.3.22

Fetchmail: a free, full-featured remote-mail retrieval and forwarding utility

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08/29 calligra 2.5.1

Calligra: an integrated office suite based on the KDE libraries

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Development Release: NetBSD 6.0 RC1

Jeff Rizzo has announced the availability of the first release candidate for NetBSD 6.0: "On behalf of NetBSD developers, I’m happy to announce the availability of the first release candidate of NetBSD 6.0. A number of improvements and fixes have … Continue reading

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Distribution Release: TurnKey Linux 12.0

Liraz Siri has announced the release of TurnKey Linux 12.0, a library of Debian-based virtual appliances, integrating the best open-source software into ready-to-use solutions: "The 12.0 release is finally out after nearly 6 months of development and just in time … Continue reading

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Distribution Release: SchilliX 0.8

Jörg Schilling has announced the release of SchilliX 0.8, an OpenSolaris-based (text mode-only) live CD. What’s new in the project’s first release in nearly two years? "SchilliX is no longer based on Illumos as Illumos decided to go into a … Continue reading

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