News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 15 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 15 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 15 of the year 2024

To this fifteenth week of the year and second of the month of April (08/04 to 14/04) 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», to find out the most recent and relevant release announcements about new versions and new GNU/Linux Distros, and others like «ArchiveOS», which is dedicated to recovering and disseminating ISO files from discontinued GNU/Linux Distros. So, without further ado, below we will address the releases of the «GNU/Linux Distros of the Linuxverse for Week 15 of the year 2024», where those related to: Ubuntu, Starbuntu and Distro Astro.

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

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 14 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 15 of the year 2024 », we recommend you explore a previous related post with this same series of publications, at the end of it:

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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 15 of the year 2024

Ubuntu 24.04 Beta (Noble Numbat)

Ubuntu 24.04 Beta (Noble Numbat)

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 12th 2024.
  • Download Links: Ubuntu 24.04 Beta (Noble Numbat).
  • Featured news: This new version called Ubuntu 24.04 Beta (Noble Numbat), includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as updated versions of most of the main and common Ubuntu packages, including the use of the Linux Kernel 6.8, Mesa 24.0 and GNOME 46. And as usual, this release includes the availability of downloadable ISO images for Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and cloud products. And also from Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Cinnamon, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu Unity and Xubuntu.

Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for clients, servers, and clouds, with quick and easy installation and regular releases. Plus, it includes a tightly integrated selection of great applications and an incredible variety of pre-installed and complementary software (office suite, browsers, email, multimedia applications and more), putting everything at your fingertips, that is, just a few clicks away. . About Ubuntu

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Starbuntu 22.04.3.11

Starbuntu 22.04.4.2

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 08 from 2024.
  • Download Links: Starbuntu 22.04.4.2
  • Featured news: This small maintenance and security version called Starbuntu 22.04.4.2, includes interesting and useful improvements, such as updating its Ubuntu base at the compilation date and its traditional packages to the latest available versions. While again it brings us the use of the Linux Kernel 6.5.0-27.

Starbuntu is a GNU/Linux Distribution based on Ubuntu and created with the Systemback tool that offers simplicity, clarity, lucidity, and suitability for daily use, but also beauty at its best. And for such a great combination it uses OpenBox as a window manager, Rox as a file manager and desktop environment manager, and Tint2 as a Desktop Panel Manager. In addition, a useful, complete and balanced collection of pre-installed. About Starbuntu

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Distro Astro 3.0.2

Distro Astro 3.0.2

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 10 from 2024.
  • Download Links: Distro Astro 3.0.2.
  • Featured news: This old version recovered by ArchiveOS, called Distro Astro 3.0.2, included at the time the MATE Desktop Environment, along with popular applications for daily use and a set of applications for astronomy enthusiasts, such as: XEphem, Astronomy Lab 2, AstroCC Coordinate Converter, Cartes du Ciel or SkyGlobe, KStars, and a Telescope Control, compatible with the most common Telescopes. And it also included applications such as: Nightshade, Stellarium, Celestia and OpenUniverse that provided an impressive graphical presentation of the sky.

Distro Astro was a GNU/Linux Distribution especially aimed at Astronomy lovers, thanks to its pre-installed apps focused on the field of this Science. And it was based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with the MATE desktop environment. Also, it included software installed by default, out of the box, which was either not available as a Debian/Ubuntu package or was difficult to install for inexperienced users. About Distro Astro (old website)

Related article:
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Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 15 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. MidnightBSD 3.1.4: 08 for April.
  2. GParted Live 1.6.0-3: 09 for April.
  3. PCLinuxOS 2024.04: 11 for April.
  4. OviOS 5.0: 12 for April.
  5. laka 5.0: 14 for April.

Archive OS

  1. NewDos/80
  2. hOp
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Summary

In summary, we hope that this fifteenth publication in 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 Distributions Ubuntu, Starbuntu and Distro Astro. And also, that it continues to allow us to contribute 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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