Fedora 34

Fedora 34Those of us who run Linux because we're fed up with Ctrl-Alt-Del or aren't hip enough to be Apple-ites also probably aren't the ideal candidates to use Fedora. After all, that's what Linus To...

JingOS 0.8

JingOS 0.8One of the most recent additions to the DistroWatch database is JingOS, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution for tablet computers. The project aims to run both GNU/Linux and Android applicatio...

Ubuntu 21.04

Ubuntu 21.04Like clockwork, every April sees the release of a new version of Ubuntu and all the official variants. This release of Ubuntu, Hirsute Hippo, is noteworthy for its decision to not include ...

Manjaro Linux 21.0

Manjaro Linux 21.0Manjaro Linux is an Arch-based distribution for x86_64 computers which features a graphical system installer (provided by Calamares) and pre-configured desktop environments. The late...

helloSystem 0.5.0

helloSystem 0.5.0This week I decided to browse the DistroWatch waiting list for some young projects I have not had a chance to try previously. The first project that caught my eye was helloSystem (so...

Venom Linux 20210312

Venom Linux 20210312Venom Linux is an independently-developed, minimal, rolling-release distribution inspired by CRUX. It targets experienced Linux users. Venom uses SysV init as the main init system ...

Mageia 8

Mageia 8Mageia 8 is the latest version of this community distribution which can trace its roots back to Mandrake Linux. Like its ancestor, Mageia mostly focuses on offering a polished desktop experien...

Void 20210218

Void 20210218Void is an independently developed, rolling release distribution. The project features the XBPS package manager which allows for a hybrid approach to using both binary and source p...

Running an always on desktop with Shells

Running an always on desktop with ShellsShells is a service which provides an Internet-based virtual machine running a pre-configured desktop environment. The Shells website describes its service as f...

Solus 4.2

Solus 4.2Solus is an independently developed, rolling release distribution. The project uses the eopkg package manager, which has its roots in the PiSi package manager. The distribution is available i...