Articles Tagged distros

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The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017

We list the top Linux distributions to watch in 2017, from Ubuntu-based flavors through to Linux distros created from scratch — these are the ones to watch.

30 December 2016

Distrowatch Rankings Compared: 2006 vs 2016

A redditor has compared Distrowatch popularity rankings from 2006 to 2016 (or, more accurately, the last twelve months).  And it makes for an interesting comparison, touching on some general trends in Linux, though is, I guess, apropos of nothing. […]

27 November 2016
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Linux Mint 18 Is Getting a Brand New Look

A newer, flatter GTK theme will ship as part of Linux Mint 18 ‘Sarah.’ Showing  off progress made on the theme in a new blog post, project lead Clement Lefebvre says the new “Mint Y” theme is […]

8 May 2016

FSF-Endorsed Linux Distro ‘Trisquel 7.0’ Released

Like your Ubuntu-based Linux distributions a little more free? There's a brand new LTS release of Trisquel ready for download.

4 November 2014

Linux Distro ‘Deepin 2014’ Now Available for Download

After months of testing the first stable release of Ubuntu-based Linux distro Deepin (previously known as 'Linux Deepin') is now available for download.

6 July 2014

Arch: Shangri-La for Ubuntu Power Users?

Ubuntu 14.04 is here and many of you will opt to wipe and reinstall Ubuntu for that fresh, new LTS smell. But I'm here to say: not so fast!

19 April 2014

gNewSense 3.1 Released, Available to Download

gNewSense may no longer be based off of Ubuntu, but the Free Software Foundation-backed Linux distribution remains an important mile-marker of progress within the open-source community.

10 February 2014

gNewSense 3 Released, Is No Longer Based on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is no longer the basis of gNewSense - a popular GNU/Linux distribution comprised entirely of free software - in its latest release.

8 August 2013

Do You Remember gOS, the Linux Distro Sold in Walmart?

For a Linux OS that made it onto the shelves of Walmart it's hard to tell what went wrong or where.

11 December 2011
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New releases of Bodhi, PC-BSD and Linux Mint

As the fresh air of Spring approaches my hemisphere it seems many Linux distros are keen to keep in sync with the fauna and flora around me by birthing themselves some new releases. As I'm a busy chap with unnatural quantities of coffee to brew here is a quick pow-pow over-view of what's blooming in Distro land....

27 February 2011
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Bodhi Linux may just be your favorite new lightweight distro

Bodhi Linux may just be the Crocodile of distro spins: Very green, really quite snappy and more powerful than you'd think at first glance...

26 November 2010