Monthly Archives: September 2012

09/29 ALT 6.9.0

ALT Linux was founded in 2001 by a merge of two large Russian free software projects. By the year 2008 it became a large organization developing and deploying free software, writing documentation and technical literature, supporting users, and developing custom … Continue reading

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09/29 OpenIndiana 151a0 (SPARC)

OpenIndiana is a continuation of the OpenSolaris operating system. It was conceived during the period of uncertainty following the Oracle takeover of Sun Microsystems, after several months passed with no binary updates made available to the public. The formation proved … Continue reading

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09/28 Slackware 14.0

The Official Release of Slackware Linux by Patrick Volkerding is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities. Including the latest popular software while retaining a sense of tradition, … Continue reading

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09/29 banshee 2.6.0

Banshee: a music management and playback application for GNOME

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09/29 Python 3.3.0

Python: an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language

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09/28 mysql 5.5.28

MySQL: an SQL database server

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Distribution Release: Hanthana Linux 17 "LXDE"

Danishka Navin announced the release of Hanthana Linux 17 "LXDE" edition, a lightweight live CD built from Fedora 17 and featuring the LXDE desktop environment: "Hanthana Linux live CD, the newest member of the Hanthana Linux family comes out today. … Continue reading

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Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 14.0

After more than two months of testing, Patrick Volkerding has finally announced the release of Slackware Linux 14.0: "The long wait is finally over and a new stable release of Slackware has arrived! Since our last stable release, a lot … Continue reading

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09/27 Damn Small 4.11-rc2

Damn Small Linux is a business card size (50MB) live CD Linux distribution. Despite its minuscule size it strives to have a functional and easy to use desktop. Damn Small Linux has a nearly complete desktop, including XMMS (MP3, and … Continue reading

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09/27 Ubuntu Studio 12.10-beta2

Ubuntu Studio is a variant of Ubuntu aimed at the GNU/Linux audio, video and graphic enthusiast as well as professional. The distribution provides a collection of open-source applications available for multimedia creation.

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