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  • Development Release: SolydXK 9 Beta
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 26, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Arjen Balfoort has announced the availability of a beta release of SolydXK 9, a desktop-oriented Linux distribution (now based on Debian 9) with a choice of Xfce 4.12 and KDE Plasma 5.8 user environments: "Debian Stretch has been released and it's time for us to do the same.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Manjaro Linux 17.0.2
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 26, 2017 at 7:57 am

    Philip Müller has announced the release of Manjaro Linux 17.0.2, an updated build of the project's "Gellivara" set of distributions featuring KDE Plasma 5.10, GNOME 3.24 and Xfce 4.12: "Manjaro Gellivara was a great release. Now we are proud to announce 17.0.2 which fixes a lot of issues.... […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 26, 2017
    by Community Team on June 26, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: antiX-Linux antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install linux live CD distribution based on Debian Testing for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems. [ Download antiX-Linux ] Cyberfox Cyberfox is a Mozilla-based Internet browser designed to take advantage of [… […]

  • DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 718
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 26, 2017 at 12:27 am

    This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Debian 9 "Stretch"News: Debian updates live media, pfSense gains commercial support, Ubuntu tests new network configuration tool, openSUSE gains out-of-the-box MP3 supportQuestions and answers: Distributions with support for even older hardwareReleased last week: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9, Univention Corporate Server.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Voyager Live 9
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 25, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Rodolphe Bachelart has announced the release of Voyager Live 9, a brand-new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution featuring a highly customised Xfce desktop with many user-friendly enhancements. This release, based on Debian 9, is built around the Xfce 4.12 desktop, coupled with Linux kernel 4.9.30. The.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.5
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 25, 2017 at 3:44 am

    Ultimate Edition developer "TheeMahn" has announced a release of a new build of Ultimate Edition. Version 5.5, featuring the KDE Plasma 5.9.5 desktop, is based on Kubuntu 17.04, which is a distribution supported for nine months only (until January 2018). From the release notes: "Ultimate Edition 5.5 was.... […]

  • Development Release: FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    Glen Barber has announced the availability of a new beta snapshot of the FreeBSD operating system. The new development version, FreeBSD 11.1-BETA3, is available for x86, ARM, PowerPC and Sparc64 architectures. Several fixes and improvements have been introduced since the previous beta, including: "The mlx4en driver has been.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-06-21
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 23, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    Simon Long has announced the release of Raspbian 2017-06-21, an updated build of the project's distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi. In case you are wondering, this version is still based on Debian 8 "Jessie" (and not on the just-released Debian 9 "Stretch"). From the release announcement: "Today.... […]

  • “Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – August 2017
    by Community Team on June 23, 2017 at 4:24 am

    The vote for August 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until July 15, 2017 12:00 UTC. UNetbootin UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You [… […]

  • Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 4.6
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 22, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    The SparkyLinux distribution is a Debian-based project which typically tracks Debian's Testing branch to provide a lightweight, friendly desktop operating system. Following the release of Debian 9, the SparkyLinux team has announced the launch of SparkyLinux 4.6 which is built using software from Debian's Stable branch. "There are.... […]

  • Distribution Release: Univention Corporate Server 4.2-1
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 21, 2017 at 7:24 am

    Nico Gulden has announced the release of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.2-1, a new build of the Debian-based server distribution featuring a web-based management system for central administration of servers: "We are pleased to announce the availability of UCS 4.2-1 for download, the first point release of Univention.... […]

  • Today in Tech – 1981
    by Community Team on June 21, 2017 at 4:24 am

    On this day in 1981 IBM retired its last Stretch supercomputer. The Stretch, also known as the IBM 7030 was part of the 7000 series, the company’s first line of transistorized computers. Although they were much faster and more dependable than vacuum tube machines, they failed to deliver the expected performance estimates. Still they were [… […]

  • Distribution Release: OpenMandriva Lx 3.02
    by distro@distrowatch.com on June 20, 2017 at 11:34 pm

    The OpenMandriva project is a fork of the Mandriva family of Linux distributions. The project's latest release, OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, features a number of package updates, including the Plasma 5.9.5 desktop environment, Wayland 1.12.0, systemd 233 and version 4.11 of the Linux kernel. OpenMandriva's kernel uses the BFQ.... […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 19, 2017
    by Community Team on June 19, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: ReactOS ReactOS is an open source effort to develop a quality operating system that is compatible with applications and drivers written for the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems (NT4, 2000, XP, 2003). [ Download ReactOS ] Robolinux [… […]

  • Open Source Project Branding: Lessons from the Pros
    by Community Team on June 16, 2017 at 4:14 am

    Is branding important for open source projects? As exemplified by such big open source brands as Linux, Mozilla and Firefox, branding does matter. It defines how your project will be seen by the world, helps to differentiate your project from the rest and gets your project to stick in people’s minds. And it’s even more [… […]

  • Today in Tech – 1941
    by Community Team on June 14, 2017 at 4:13 am

    On this day in 1941 computer pioneers John Mauchly and John Atanasoff met in Iowa City to see Atanasoff’s latest creation, the Atanasoff-Berry Computer or ABC. This event is particularly significant because of the events that followed some 30 years later, when the two became embroiled in a legal battle over who would be deemed [… […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 12, 2017
    by Community Team on June 12, 2017 at 4:04 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: UNetbootin UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the [… […]

  • The Next Big Step Software Developers Need to Make
    by Community Team on June 9, 2017 at 4:18 am

    “Open source won. It won because it’s used everywhere now. But now we have a supply chain problem we need to start thinking about and that is, where did you get it and how is it being taken care of?” ~John Bressers, Red Hat Cybersecurity Strategist The statement “open source software is better than proprietary [… […]

  • Today in Tech – 1954
    by Community Team on June 7, 2017 at 4:20 am

    This day in tech history is a very sad one, as it was on this day in 1954 that English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and pioneer Alan Turing passed away. Turing is largely considered the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. He originally conceived the idea of a machine that could turn [… […]

  • June 2017, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – fldigi
    by Community Team on June 5, 2017 at 4:47 am

    For our June “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected fldigi, a Ham Radio Digital Modem Application. We asked founder and developer David Freese to share some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the fldigi project please. David Freese (DF): fldigi is an application unit within a [… […]

  • Projects of the Week, June 5, 2017
    by Community Team on June 5, 2017 at 4:11 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: Hibernate Hibernate is an Object/Relational Mapper tool. It’s very popular among Java applications and implements the Java Persistence API. Hibernate ORM enables developers to more easily write applications whose data outlives the application process. As an Object/Relational Mapping (ORM) [… […]

  • OSCON 2017 Raffle Winner!
    by Community Team on June 2, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    Ryan Oshima of Tysons Corner, VA is the lucky winner of the SourceForge laptop raffle at OSCON’17. Danci Miles, who normally handles paychecks at SourceForge HQ selected his entry from among the entrants after submission closed. Congratulations to Ryan! Says Ryan: “That’s awesome!!!” We are happy to have made his day, the laptop is on [… […]

  • June 2017, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – ShanaEncoder
    by Community Team on June 1, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    For our June “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected ShanaEncoder, an audio/video encoding program based on FFmpeg. Its features include closed caption, subtitle overlay, logo, crop, segment and more, and it supports H.264(High 10) decoding/encoding and unicode. Developer Lee Kiwon shared some thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction. SourceForge (SF): [… […]

  • Today in Tech – 1926
    by Community Team on May 31, 2017 at 4:19 am

    On this day in 1926 computer scientist, educator and pioneer John G. Kemeny was born. Kemeny is best known for developing the BASIC programming language as well as one of the world’s first time-sharing systems alongside Thomas Kurtz in 1964. BASIC was created for Kemeny’s computer students in Dartmouth, and he and Kurtz were awarded [… […]

  • Projects of the Week, May 29, 2017
    by Community Team on May 29, 2017 at 4:20 am

    Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: snpEff snpEff is a fast variant effect predictor (SNP, MNP and InDels) for genomic data. It is integrated with Galaxy so it can be used either as a command line or as a web application. [ Download snpEff ] [… […]