Open Source Stories

Sparky Linux celebrates Poland's 100th independence day with 4.9 release

12 Nov 2018

The Sparky Linux team has announced the release of Sparky Linux 4.9 Tyche, a minor update in project’s 4.x series. This series is based on the Debian Stretch branch and...


Samsung introduces Linux on DeX in collaboration with Canonical

12 Nov 2018

On SDC18 (Samsung Developer Conference 2018), Samsung has announced Linux on Dex, a major milestone into Samsung’s own app that brings desktop experience with a mobile device. With the Linux...


Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 enables auditing for RPM managed packages

08 Nov 2018

Mr. Avi Miller has announced the availability of Oracle Linux Update 6. It is a minor update in Oracle Linux 7.x series and brings updated packages and other minor improvements....


ReactOS 0.4.10 enables booting from BTRFS partitions

07 Nov 2018

The ReactOS team has published ReactOS 0.4.10. It is the latest quarterly release of independent operating system project inspired from Windows 9.x architecture. The ReactOS has become more and more...


LibreOffice 6.0.7 and LibreOffice 6.1.3 released with stability & security improvements

06 Nov 2018

The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 6.0.7 and LibreOffice 6.1.3. These releases bring various issue fixes and security patches to provide a more robust and secure experience....


Neptune 5.6 brings improved gaming experience and hardware compatibility

05 Nov 2018

The Neptune OS team has announced the release of Neptune 5.6. This is an incremental release in Neptune 5.x series and brings a set of updated packages along with some...


GhostBSD 18.10 released with the TrueOS base

02 Nov 2018

Mr Eric Turgeon of the GhostBSD project has announced the release of GhostBSD 18.10. This is the first release of the GhostBSD project with the TrueOS, a core operating system...


Linux Mint 19.1 will feature Cinnamon 4.0 with a modern layout

01 Nov 2018

From the beginning itself, the main goal of Linux Mint project is providing a familiar user experience to the users. Over the years, the definition of familiar user experience has...


Linux Lite 4.2 released with updated packages and minor tweaks

01 Nov 2018

Mr. Jerry has announced the release of Linux Lite 4.2. This is a minor update in Linux Lite 4.x series and brings some updated packages along with other minor improvements....


Fedora celebrates 15th birthday with Fedora 29 release

31 Oct 2018

It has been almost 15 years since the release of Fedora Core 1, the first most release under the brand name Fedora. Over the years Fedora has grown more than...


Manjaro 18.0 Illyria introduces Xfce 4.13 and Plasma 5.14

31 Oct 2018

Mr. Philip Müller of Manjaro team has announced the availability of Manjaro 18.10 Illyria. This a stable snapshot of beginner-friendly Arch-based GNU/Linux distribution. Manjaro Illyria brings a set of updated...


Nitrux 1.1.0 brings an innovative deployment tool and MauiKit UI Framework

27 Oct 2018

The Nitrux project has announced the release of Nitrux 1.1.0, the latest major release of beginner-friendly GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. This is the first release in Nitrux 1.1.x series...


How to convert PNG images to JPG using ImageMagick in Linux?

27 Oct 2018

When dealing with images, we may have to do several format conversions. Depending on the situation, it can be a JPG to PNG conversion, PNG to SVG conversion or anything....


Tails 3.10.1 release fixes multiple security issues

25 Oct 2018

The Tails GNU/Linux team has announced the availability of Tails 3.10.1, the latest update of the amnesic incognito live system. This release fixes various security issues observed in the previous...


Illumos based OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.10 released.

24 Oct 2018

Mr. Alexander Pyhalov of OpenIndiana project has announced the release of OpenIndiana Hipster 2018.10. It is a stable snapshot of the rolling operating system using Illumos kernel. This release includes...


Ubuntu publishes the user statistics for Ubuntu 18.04 Artful Aardvark

24 Oct 2018

In past years, Ubuntu has faced a lot of criticism for collecting user information and sharing it with 3rd parties for the commercial purpose. This forced the Ubuntu team to...


Feren OS October snapshot brings major improvements

21 Oct 2018

The Feren OS team has published a snapshot for projects rolling distribution. This snapshot comes 3 months after the previous snapshot and brings significant improvements. It includes a set of...


GhostBSD 18.10 RC1 released with TrueOS base

20 Oct 2018

Mr. Eric Turgeon of GhostBSD project has announced the availability of GhostBSD 18.10 RC1. It is a development release of GhostBSD 18.10, which will be the first GhostBSD release that...


Lubuntu Cosmic Cuttlefish is the first Lubuntu release with LXQt and Calamares

20 Oct 2018

The Lubuntu community has announced Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, the latest stable release of lightweight Ubuntu community flavor. This Lubuntu release will be marked in the history as the first...


Ubuntu MATE 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish ships a more stable MATE experience

19 Oct 2018

The Ubuntu MATE team has published Ubuntu MATE 18.10, a stable release of Ubuntu MATE project. This release ships a set of updated packages from the Ubuntu base and bug...