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  • Debian wheezes out Version 7

    The latest version of Debian -- Version 7.0, codenamed "Wheezy" -- is now in stable release, bringing with it accessibility enhancements, a new version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and support for multiple hardware architectures.

    Written by Jon Gold06 May 13 21:30
  • Fedora 15 released, first with GNOME 3

    The Red Hat-backed Fedora project has released version 15 today and is the first major Linux distribution to include GNOME 3 as the default desktop environment.

    Written by Rodney Gedda25 May 11 11:35
  • Ubuntu Studio says no to Unity, adopts Xfce

    In another sign Canonical’s Unity desktop environment is not resonating well with the wider Ubuntu community, multimedia-centric Ubuntu derivative, Ubuntu Studio, will move from the GNOME to the Xfce desktop for its next release.

    Written by Rodney Gedda16 May 11 11:29
  • Ubuntu Natty released, Unity for desktops and netbooks

    The latest generation of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’ has been released and marks the first release to ship with the Unity desktop environment by default.

    Written by Rodney Gedda29 April 11 04:28
  • GNOME 3 is out: will Ubuntu reconsider?

    The open source GNOME project has released the next generation of its desktop environment, GNOME 3, with new features and a redesigned interface, but will its flagship Linux distribution, Ubuntu, choose it above its own Unity?

    Written by Rodney Gedda07 April 11 10:34
  • Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty' goes into beta, brings on Unity

    The first beta release of Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal' arrived today and with it comes one of the biggest changes since the project began – the default desktop changes from GNOME to Unity.

    Written by Rodney Gedda01 April 11 14:45
  • OpenSUSE 11.4 now available with GNOME 3 preview

    The OpenSUSE Linux distribution has reached another milestone with the release of 11.4 including a preview of the upcoming GNOME 3 desktop environment.

    Written by Rodney Gedda11 March 11 11:36
  • OpenSUSE 11.3 released with two netbook options

    After nine months of development, the Novell-backed openSUSE Linux distribution has released version 11.3 which adds support for netbooks, touchscreen interfaces and a cloud-based backup and synchronisation service.

    Written by Rodney Gedda16 July 10 13:26
  • Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic Koala' release gives KDE a boost

    Open source software vendor Canonical has released the new version of its Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, Ubuntu 9.10 -- codenamed "Karmic Koala" -- and with it comes a number of updates to improve the KDE experience.

    Written by Rodney Gedda30 Oct. 09 09:32