News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 16 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 16 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 16 of the year 2024

To this sixteenth week of the year and third of the month of April (15/04 to 21/04) 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 a reference the "DistroWatch and OS.Watch" websites, to find out the most recent and relevant release announcements about new versions and new GNU/Linux Distros, and others such as "ArchiveOS", which is dedicated to recovering and distribute ISO files of discontinued GNU/Linux Distros. So, without further ado, below we will address the releases of the «GNU/Linux Distros of the Linuxverse for Week 16 of the year 2024», where those related to: AlmaLinux OS, KANOTIX and Clonezilla Live.

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

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 15 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 16 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 16 of the year 2024

Alma Linux OS 9.4 Beta

Alma Linux OS 9.4 Beta

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 15th 2024.
  • Download Links: Alma Linux OS 9.4 Beta.
  • Featured news: This new version called AlmaLinux 9.4 Beta “Seafoam Ocelot”, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as updates aimed at improving machine security and data protection. And enhancements to system and web console features that automate additional operations and promote consistency in complex IT environments. Which seek to improve system availability and reliability, facilitate simpler recovery operations, and improve virtual machine snapshot capabilities in hybrid cloud environments. Consequently, and in general, the new system functions added seek to improve the creation and management of logical volume manager (LVM) snapshots to improve data backup and recovery processes.

AlmaLinux OS is an enterprise-focused, open source, forever free, community-governed and driven Linux distribution focused on long-term stability and a robust production-grade platform. AlmaLinux OS is also binary compatible with the RHEL® Distribution. Additionally, for its management and development there is the AlmaLinux OS Foundation, which was established as a non-profit organization to manage the ownership and governance of the project. About AlmaLinux OS

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KANOTIX 2024

KANOTIX 2024

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 18th 2024.
  • Download Links: KANOTIX 2024.
  • Featured news: This new version called KANOTIX 2024, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as new ISO images for 32 and 64 bits based on Debian 12 (Bookworm) with Kernel 6.6.13-1, the Calamares installer and updated versions of many useful programs, such as LibreOffice 24.2.2.2-2. And it is also important to highlight the implementation of Wayland (only in 64-bit version of KDE as of April 7, 2024, with X11 as default) and R softwareefind (for all 64-bit versions).

KANOTIX is a Debian-based Linux Distribution, containing the newest packages and integrating the ability to recognize more modern hardware than any other operating system in use today. And for this, it is developed for 32 Bit i586 and AMD 64 architectures using the most updated kernel with unique patches. Plus, it runs like a LIVE-CD on virtually any computer, automatically detecting and configuring virtually any piece of hardware. It is ideal for analysis, data recovery, forensic work, virus removal on Win PCs or simply browsing and sending mail safely in an Internet cafe. About KANOTIX

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Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22

Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 12th 2024.
  • Download Links: Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22.
  • Featured news: This new version called Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as the update of its base to Debian Sid (as of April 8, 2024), the use of the Linux Kernel 6.7.9 .2-2.0.11 and the use of the Ezio 5.4.5 and Xz-utils XNUMX packages. And also, the use of a new format for sending messages to Ocsmgrd stands out, which uses a comma (,) to separate the messages. In addition, the inclusion of Powermgmt-base and Pdsh software in the live system.

Clonezilla Live is a Linux Distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux focused on managing backup copies and restoring them to one or more computers. All this, through the Clonezilla app that saves and restores only the blocks used on the hard drive, which increases the efficiency of the cloning process. Additionally, as of today, there are three types of Clonezilla Live available: Clonezilla Live, Clonezilla Lite Server, and Clonezilla SE (Server Edition). About Clonezilla Live

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Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 16 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:

On OS.Watch and ArchiveOS

  1. PyroLinux: 15 for April.
  2. Iguana: 17 for April.
  3. Lazarux: 19 for April.
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Summary

In summary, we hope that this sixteenth 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 AlmaLinux OS, KANOTIX and Clonezilla Live. 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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