[sf-lug] Lately at Distrowatch, etc.
bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Mon Mar 13 21:07:33 PDT 2023
Next SF-LUG meeting will be on Sunday August 2, 2023,
from 11 AM to 1 PM. Tom Lopes was at Cafe Enchante on March 5
and the rest of the folks were at:
If the Membership wants the in person meetings to return then
they should support Tom in meeting at the Cafe and indicate
their intent here on line.
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Lately at Distrowatch.com
2023-03-13 NEW • Distribution Release: Kali Linux 2023.1
Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a
collection of security and forensics tools. The project's latest
release, Kali Linux 2023.1, introduces a few new features,
including defensive (purple) tools and Python virtual environments.
release notes at:<https://www.kali.org/blog/kali-linux-2023-1-release/>
kali-linux-2023.1-live-amd64.iso (3,981MB) Uses systemd.
2023-03-11 NEW • BSD Release: helloSystem 0.8.1
helloSystem is a FreeBSD-based, desktop-oriented operating system. The
project seeks to provide a macOS-style desktop interface
and layout while using open source software. The project has
published an update to its 0.8.x series
which includes a number of bug fixes and improvements.
2023-03-10 NEW • Distribution Release: siduction 22.1.1
Ferdinand Thommes has announced the release of siduction 22.1.1,
an updated build of the project's distribution based on Debian's
"unstable" branch and offering official variants with KDE Plasma, LXQt
and Xfce desktops: Uses systemd. Release Notes at:
2023-03-06 DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 1009
Review: Nemo Mobile and the PinePhone
Many people awaiting the true Linux Phone will be interested
in this. There is still plenty of room for improvement it seems.
2023-03-06 NEW • Distribution Release: LibreELEC 11.0.0
LibreELEC 11.0.0, a major new version from the project that develops
a multi-platform Linux distribution centred around the
Kodi media centre, has been released. The new version updates Kodi
to version 20.0 and re-introduces support for older Amlogic devices:
release notes at https://libreelec.tv/2023/03/06/libreelec-nexus-11-0-0/
change log at
LibreELEC provides IMG images for Raspberry Pi, Allwinner,
Rockchip, Amlogic, NXP and generic x86_64 devices, as well as
OVA images for VirtualBox. On Distrowatch.com is the link to the
generic x86_64 variant: LibreELEC-Generic.x86_64-11.0.0.img.gz
(226MB). And it uses systemd.
2023-03-06 NEW • Distribution Release: Rescuezilla 2.4.2
Shasheen Ediriweera has announced the release of Rescuezilla 2.4.2,
the latest version of the project's "Swiss army knife of system
recovery" based on Ubuntu so of course it uses systemd. Distrowatch.com
has the following files to download (SHA256):
rescuezilla-2.4.2-64bit.kinetic.iso (1,152MB, pkglist).
Changelog is at
2023-03-06 NEW • Distribution Release: Garuda Linux 230305
Garuda Linux is a rolling distribution based on the Arch Linux
operating system. the project's latest release, Garuda Linux 230305,
features an improves interface for the setup assistant and replaces
Latte-Dock with standard Plasma panels.
Uses systemd - iso file is 2.5 GB -release notes at
Well that is all for this week, so far.
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