News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 14 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 14 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 14 of the year 2024

To this fourteenth week of the year and first of the month of April (01/04 to 07/04) of the year 2024, as is customary, we bring you a timely Weekly summary solely dedicated to all the news and updates related to each of the existing and known free and open operating systems.

Of course, taking as reference the websites of «DistroWatch and OS.Watch», which are usually the most relevant in this aspect of the announcements of the releases of new versions and new GNU/Linux Distros, and other similar ones such as the website of «ArchiveOS» which is dedicated to recovering and disseminating ISO files from discontinued GNU/Linux Distros. So, without further ado, we leave you with this new summary with the news related to the «GNU/Linux Distros of the Linuxverse for Week 14 of the year 2024», where we highlight the current releases of ROSA, OpenBSD and Nitrux.

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 13 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 13 of the year 2024

But, before starting to comment on each of these new GNU/Linux Distros releases that have happened in the «Linuxverse during Week 14 of the year 2024 », we recommend you explore a previous related post with this same series of publications, at the end of it:

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 13 of the year 2024
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Linuxverse distros that have been updated during Week 01 of the year 2024

Linuxverse distros that have been updated during Week 13 of the year 2024

GNU/Linux: Release of ROSA 12.5

PINK Fresh 12.5

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 02th 2024.
  • Download Links: Rosa Fresh 12.5.
  • Featured news: This new version called ROSA Fresh 12.5, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as the use of Kernel 6.6 with long-term security support, which ensures optimal compatibility with the latest devices, MESA 23.3 graphics libraries, and improved support for Steam. And other important ones are, the Expanded support for printers and scanners using IPP-USB and Sane-Airscan technologies, making it easier to use such peripheral devices.

ROSA Linux is a GNU/Linux Distribution that offers a wide selection of installation images, allowing users to choose the optimal operating system for their tasks, on three processor architectures (x64, i686, aarch64) where they can choose use KDE, GNOME, LXQt and Xfce. Although, an option with a console, text interface is also available for experienced users: ROSA Fresh Server. About ROSA Linux

ROSA Mobile: A mobile Operating System based on Rosa Linux
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OpenBSD 7.5

OpenBSD 7.5

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 05th 2024.
  • Download Links: OpenBSD 7.5.
  • Featured newsThis new version, called OpenBSD 7.5, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as the inclusion of support for the BT and BTrace software utilities for the binary module operator, and an IBM-coded version of the "Spleen" source. 8×16”, for CLI use. And finally, among many others, it also implemented CPU caching for the page table page group (vp) and the PTE descriptor group (pted) in the pmap arm64 implementation. In order to significantly reduce the side effects of lock contention on the kernel map lock, and generate significant speedups on machines with many CPU cores.

OpenBSD is a UNIX-like operating system FREE and cross-platform based on 4.4 BSD. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security, and integrated cryptography. As an example of the effect OpenBSD has, the popular OpenSSH software comes from OpenBSD. About OpenBSD

NetBSD
Related article:
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Nitrux 3.4.0 "pl"

Nitrux 3.4.0 “pl”

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 01th 2024.
  • Download Links: Nitrux 3.4.0.
  • Featured news: This new version called Nitrux 3.4.0 "pl", includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as the use of the Plasma 5 desktop (5.27.x is an LTS version), which will be maintained even in the Distribution until it is replaced with the Maui Shell Desktop environment. In addition, the use of the Linux Kernel 6.7.11-1 (Liquorix), and a much more updated Linux firmware package to include better and modern drivers. And other important ones are Firefox 124.0.1, Distrobox 1.7.0.1, Touchegg 2.0.17, its native Maui package (MauiKit, MauiKit Frameworks and Maui Apps) 3.3.0 and its Nitrux 2.1.3 Update Tool System, among many others further.

Nitrux is a Linux distribution based on the Unstable (sid) branch of Debian with additional packages extracted from the Ubuntu LTS repositories. Nitrux strives to be a distribution suitable for laptops and desktops. Its main desktop environment is NX Desktop, a KDE Plasma desktop enhanced with “plasmoids” to create a special combination of aesthetics and functionality. The project also focuses on the use of redistributable portable applications that use the AppImage format. About Nitrux

Nitrox
Related article:
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Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 14 of 2024

And so as not to leave any out, it is also worth mentioning the official announcement of other well-known GNU/Linux Distros releases during this period of time:

  1. CachyOS 240401: 01 for April.
  2. Bicom Systems 4.6.0 “SERVERware”: 03 for April.
  3. peropesis 2.5: 06 for April.
  4. AV Linux MXE-23.2: 07 for April.
  5. Archcraft 2024.04.06: 07 for April.

Archive OS

  1. Hello
  2. Gobuntu
April 2024: Informational event of the month about the Linuxverse
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Summary

In summary, we hope that this is the fourteenth publication of this series dedicated to «News from the Linuxverse Distros for each week of the year 2024 » you liked it and it was useful, informative and technically, especially regarding the latest releases of the ROSA, OpenBSD and Nitrux. And also, that allows us to continue contributing efficiently to the dissemination and massification of the various free and open operating systems projects, which are continually updated for the benefit of all the passionate Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux Community.

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