[sf-lug] Lately on Distrowatch and other manifestation of the creative power of Linux distributions.
bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Sun Feb 26 22:17:45 PST 2023
Well the next meeting will be on Sunday March 5, 2023
from 11 AM to 1 PM.at <https://meet.jit.si/sf-lug.org>
If you have problems we can try to help if the bright folks
come along as they have recently.
Linus Torvalds Reacts to Poorly-Executed Pull Requests for Linux 6.3
by Sourav Rudra February 22, 2023
You do not want to see the furious-side of Linus Torvalds. Do you?
Lately at Distrowatch.com
2023-02-27 NEW • DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 1008
[DistroWatch Weekly] This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
Review: elementary OS 7.0 Feature Story (by Christine Hall)
elementary OS 7.0
elementary OS Although elementary OS was first released a dozen years
ago, back in 2011, I've paid it scant attention. Like many other Linux
distributions, the project introduced itself as an entry level platform
for those making the move to Linux from Windows or macOS. It also
planned on being a commercial distribution that would pay its bills, and
hopefully turn a profit, by selling downloads and software on a "pay
what you want" basis.
To read the rest of the review which makes some interesting
observations you can go to the following URL.
2023-02-26 NEW • Distribution Release: EasyOS 5.0
Barry Kauler has announced the release of EasyOS 5.0, code-named
"Kirkstone", a major update of the project's lightweight, experimental
Linux distribution: "EasyOS 'Kirkstone' series version 5.0. Almost all
of the packages in EasyOS 'Kirkstone' series are compiled from source,
Does not use systemd. .img file is 875 mB
2023-02-24 NEW • Distribution Release: TUXEDO OS 2
Vinzenz Vietzke has announced the release of a new version of TUXEDO
OS, an Ubuntu-based distribution tailor-made for TUXEDO Computer's line
of laptop and desktops. The new version upgrades the Linux kernel to
version 6.1 and the KDE Plasma desktop to version 5.27 - uses systemd
and iso is about 3.4 GB. Release notes at:
2023-02-24 NEW • Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2301
Ghiunhan Mamut has announced the release of Redcore Linux 2301, an
updated build of the project's "hardened" distribution based on the
"testing" branch of Gentoo Linux: "I am pleased to announce the
immediate availability of Redcore Linux Hardened 2301 (code name
'Sirius') stable ISO image. The iso is about 4.6 GB and uses systemd.
Release announcement at:
2023-02-24 NEW • Distribution Release: Ubuntu 22.04.2
A new point release of Ubuntu 22.04, along with its *all its
community editions, have been announced. The release announcement
Of course it uses systemd. Iso file sizes depending on the DE and the
special purpose if any.
which I might even download is not that much larger than the base
version with Gnome 3.4
2023-02-23 NEW • Distribution Release: GParted Live 1.5.0-1
GParted Live is a live distribution with a single purpose - to
provide tools for partitioning hard disks in an intuitive, graphical
environment. The project's latest release is GParted Live 1.5.0-1 and
includes fixes for handling Btrfs and NTFS filesystems. Based in
Debian and uses systemd. Each of 3 processor versions is under
2023-02-22 NEW • Distribution Release: TrueNAS 22.12.1 "SCALE"
iXsystems has announced the release of an update to the company's
TrueNAS "SCALE" product, a network attached storage solution based on
Debian. This is about 1.4 GB and being based on Debian uses
2023-02-22 Development Release: openSUSE 15.5 Beta
2023-02-21 Development Release: Neptune 7.9 Beta 1
Bobbie Sellers aka
bliss - on the ever-faithful Dell Latitude E7450, PCLinuxOS 2022
KDE Plasma 5.27.1 Kernel Version: 6.1.14-pclos1 (64-bit)
KDE Frameworks 5.103.0 - Qt Version: 5.15.6
Graphics : X11 - Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 5500
15.5 GiB of RAM CPU 4 × Intel® Core™ i7-5600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Actually 2 real cores and 2 virtual cores.
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