Microsoft will ship a Linux Kernel with Windows

Starting this summer, Microsoft will include a custom Linux kernel to support the latest Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL) version. This marks the first time Linux is included as a component in Windows. WSL2’s kernel will be completely opensource! When WSL2 is published, guidelines for developing your WSL engine will be provided on Github. Microsoft will… Continue reading Microsoft will ship a Linux Kernel with Windows

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Linux Mint 19.3 “Tricia” beta approved for release, download now

FOSS Linux first reported back in October that Mint developers plan to release the Linux Mint 19.3 before Christmas. The announcement was made via their November 2019 newsletter. They added that the team is still optimistic about the official release before Christmas. They did also mentioned that the Linux Mint 19.3 Beta release will be… Continue reading Linux Mint 19.3 “Tricia” beta approved for release, download now

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Linux Mint to get a huge performance boost using multiple processes

We have been receiving reliable reports that the developers of Linux Mint are currently working on improving the Ubuntu-based operating system in terms of performance, mostly by dividing their desktop environment into multiple processes. For those of you who are not aware of Linux Mint, it is basically an operating system based on Ubuntu and… Continue reading Linux Mint to get a huge performance boost using multiple processes

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Massive security bug found in Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives apt

Everyone was surprised to learn that apt had been infected with a bug. This was discovered by security researcher Max Justicz. He found a vulnerability in apt that allows a network man-in-the-middle (or a malicious package mirror) to execute arbitrary code as root on a machine installing any package. Apt is one of the Linux’s core… Continue reading Massive security bug found in Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives apt

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Voyager 20.04 LTS: a heavily themed XFCE-based Linux distro

The Voyager Live operating system has received a long-term update, so new users won’t have to worry about updating their systems for another three years. However, it makes sense to introduce our readers to the aesthetic Linux distro known as Voyager Live before we begin talking about its latest version. Based on Xubuntu, this operating… Continue reading Voyager 20.04 LTS: a heavily themed XFCE-based Linux distro

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KDE Plasma 5.18 out now with a more polished user interface

The KDE community announced the release of the latest version of its popular desktop environment, KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS.  It’s their latest long-term supported release and includes user feedback capabilities, widgets, the Discover software manager, System Settings improvements, an emoji selector, GTK Integration, global edit mode, and more. KDE Plasma 5.18 About KDE Plasma It… Continue reading KDE Plasma 5.18 out now with a more polished user interface

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Debian Edu 10 released as a complete Linux solution for schools

After a few days of the release of the new Debian, the makers announce Debian Edu 10 that comes with updated software and new features. Skolelinux, which is another name for the Debian Edu operating system, is a variant of the Debian OS that is aimed at educational institutes. According to the official release notes,… Continue reading Debian Edu 10 released as a complete Linux solution for schools

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Clonezilla Live 2.6.5-21 released based on Linux 5.4

Users of Clonezilla Live can now get their hands on its newest stable update in v2.6.5-21 that comes with plenty of significant changes. However, before we see what this update has in store for us, it’s probably a good idea to introduce this software for our readers who don’t know much about it. CloneZilla-Boot-Menu Created… Continue reading Clonezilla Live 2.6.5-21 released based on Linux 5.4

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