Thursday, June 03, 2010

Latest GNU/Linux distribution release

This is just Major Distribution list of latest GNU/Linux distribution release list from  http://distrowatch.com. My main intention to just collect all latest and greatest Linux Distribution Release Information on one page.

Slackware Linux
Patrick Volkerding has announced the release of Slackware Linux 13.1: "Yes, it's that time again! After many months of development and careful testing, we are proud to announce the release of Slackware version 13.1. Slackware 13.1 brings many updates and enhancements, among which you'll find two of the most advanced desktop environments available today: Xfce 4.6.1, a fast and lightweight but visually appealing and easy to use desktop environment, and KDE 4.4.3, a recent stable release of the new 4.4.x series of the award-winning KDE desktop environment. We continue to make use of HAL and udev, which allow the system administrator to grant use of various hardware devices according to users' group membership." See the release announcement and release notes for a detailed description of the release. Download (torrents): slackware-13.1-install-dvd.iso (4,118MB, MD5, torrent), slackware64-13.1-install-dvd.iso (4,169MB, MD5, torrent).


Fedora
Fedora 13, a new version of one of the world's most widely-used Linux distributions for desktops and servers, has been released: "The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 13, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution." Some of the more interesting features in this release include: "A streamlined installer; automatic print driver installation; new desktop applications and enhancements, including Shotwell photo manager, Deja-dup backup software, Pino Identi.ca/Twitter client and Simple Scan scanning utility; NetworkManager improvements; color management; enhanced iPod functionality; enhanced streaming and buffering support in Totem; 3D support for ATI cards via Radeon driver...." See the press release, release announcement and release notes for further information. Download (mirrors, torrents): Fedora-13-i686-Live.iso (675MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-13-i686-Live-KDE.iso (698MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-13-x86_64-Live.iso (677MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-13-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso (700MB, SHA256, torrent).


openSUSE
Andreas Jaeger has announced the availability of the seventh (and last) milestone release of openSUSE 11.3: "Milestone 7 (M7), a snapshot of the openSUSE Factory 'work in progress' build, leading up to openSUSE 11.3 release in July, is now available for download. M7 is the last milestone release, the next release will be RC1 on June 17th. Now it's time for testing and bug-fixing! Compared to M6, this milestone brings many bug fixes, an update to Linux kernel 2.6.34 and the integration of software translations and new artwork. Highlights: netbook support with both Moblin and KDE; the approaching Btrfs file system can be configured in the installer; the zypper package management client has seen further improvements; better graphics driver support for NVIDIA cards...." Read the rest of the release announcement for more details and a list of known issues. Download (mirrors): openSUSE-KDE-LiveCD-Build0625-i686.iso (685MB, MD5, torrent), openSUSE-GNOME-LiveCD-Build0625-i686.iso (699MB, MD5, torrent), openSUSE-KDE-LiveCD-Build0625-x86_64.iso (695MB, MD5, torrent), openSUSE-GNOME-LiveCD-Build0625-x86_64.iso (698MB, MD5, torrent).


MeeGo
MeeGo is an open-source Linux project which brings together Moblin, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open-source activity targeting netbooks and other mobile devices. The project's inaugural release, version 1.0, was announced yesterday: "Today we are announcing the project release of MeeGo 1.0. This release provides developers with a stable core foundation for application development and a rich user experience for netbooks. It includes: instant access to your synchronized calendar, tasks, appointments, recently used files and real-time social networking updates; aggregation of social networking content; Google Chrome or Google Chromium; easy-to-use applications for email, calendar and media player; highly optimized for power and performance. Software: Linux kernel 2.6.33; DeviceKit and udev for interacting with hardware devices; modern graphics stack including Kernel Mode Setting, non-root X; Btrfs as the default file system...." Read the rest of the release announcement for further information. Download: meego-netbook-chromium-ia32-1.0.img (776MB).

Mandriva Linux
Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the second and last release candidate for Mandriva Linux 2010.1: "As announced previously, here comes the last development release for Mandriva Linux 2010.1. This is essentially a bug-fix release. Again ISO images are available on all public mirrors: 32-bit and 64-bit DVD images and mini dual-architecture ISO images for 'Free' release (100% open-source software); 'One' live CD images for KDE and GNOME environments. These ISO images can be fully tested on your hardware but also on virtual machines (VirtualBox, QEMU, KVM). You can also dump it on USB key as an installation media." See the release announcement and release notes for further details. Download: mandriva-one-2010-spring-rc2-KDE4-europe1-americas-cdrom-i586.iso (684MB, MD5), mandriva-one-2010-spring-rc2-GNOME-europe-americas-cdrom-i586.iso (691MB, MD5), mandriva-linux-free-2010-spring-i586.iso (4,381MB, MD5), mandriva-linux-free-2010-spring-x86_64.iso (4,393MB, MD5).


Ubuntu

Ubuntu 10.04, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution for desktops and servers, has been released: "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-Term Support). This release incorporates the Desktop edition and the Server edition. The Server edition can be used on physical servers, on Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), and on Amazon's EC2 public cloud. Code-named 'Lucid Lynx', 10.04 LTS continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. We are also pleased to announce Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook edition, which is not a long-term support release. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS will be supported for three years on desktops and five years on servers. Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook edition will be supported for 18 months." See the release announcement, press release, release notes and feature list for further information. Download (SHA256): ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso (699MB, torrent), ubuntu-10.04-desktop-amd64.iso (697MB, torrent).

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