News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 17 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 17 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 17 of the year 2024

To this seventeenth week of the year and fourth of the month of April (22/04 to 28/04) 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 17 of the year 2024», where those related to: NetBSD, Fedora and EndeavourOS.

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

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 16 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 17 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 17 of the year 2024

NetBSD 9.4

NetBSD 9.4

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 23th 2024.
  • Download Links: NetBSD 9.4.
  • Featured news: This new version called NetBSD 9.4, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, coming from NetBSD 9.3 and since August 4, 2022. Therefore, it is mainly considered a version to fix common and security errors. . However, it also includes some new features, such as support for more MegaRAID controllers, ZTE MF3 and D-Link DWM112 222G USB modems. And finally, among many others, the inclusion of improved CPU function detection for newer AMD/Intel devices stands out.

NetBSD is an open source Unix-like operating system that is free, fast, secure, and highly portable. It is available for many platforms, from 86-bit x64 servers and PC desktop systems to ARM- and MIPS-based embedded devices. Its clean design and advanced features make it excellent in both production and research environments, and it has fully sourced user support. Many applications are readily available through pkgsrc, the NetBSD package collection. About NetBSD

NetBSD
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Fedora 40

Fedora 40

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 23th 2024.
  • Download Links: Fedora 40.
  • Featured news: This new version called Fedora 40, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as (and about its version Fedora Workstation 40) the inclusion of GNOME 46, which is the latest version of the GNOME desktop environment. Additionally, it includes key updates related to the Files app, introducing new features and improvements. Also, improvements in terms of accessibility aspects, in order to guarantee a more inclusive user experience. And finally, among many others, it stands out that the Settings application and other main applications have been perfected for better usability.

Fedora, as a free and open Operating System for home and office computers, is considered a fairly reliable, powerful and easy-to-use Linux-based distribution, both on laptops and desktops. It has been created to be highly functional for a wide range of developers, from hobbyists and students to professionals in business environments. In addition, it offers a GNOME 3 Desktop Environment along with a complete collection of open source tools. About Fedora

fedora 40 beta
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EndeavorOS 2024.04.20

EndeavorOS 2024.04.20

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 23th 2024.
  • Download Links: EndeavorOS 2024.04.20.
  • Featured news: This new version called EndeavorOS 2024.04.20, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, such as the inclusion of Plasma 6 and software based on Qt6. In addition, the inclusion of a new and first ISO image for ARM installations. And finally, among many others, others stand out such as updating essential and important packages and programs such as: Calamares 3.3.5 24.04.1.3-1, Firefox 125.0.1-1, Kernel Linux 6.8.7, Mesa 1:24.0.5. 1-550.76, NVIDIA 1-21.1.13 and Xorg Server 1-XNUMX.

EndeavorOS is a rolling release GNU/Linux Distribution based on Arch Linux that bWe seek to offer an Operating System with a simple configuration, a lightweight base and a pre-configured desktop environment ready to use. And for this, it has Offline and online installation options. Therefore, his offline installer is Calamares and its default Desktop Environment is XFCE. While his online installer is capable of installing optional software components, including the most popular desktop environments such as: XFCE, Plasma, GNOME, Mate, Cinnamon, Budgie, LxQt, LxDe, and i3-wm, and many more. About EndeavorOS

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Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 17 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:

In DistroWatch and OS.Watch

Archive OS

  1. RUNT Linux: 22 for April.
  2. PTDOS (Processor Technology Disk Operating System): 24 for April.
  3. Salocin: 26 for April.
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Summary

In summary, we hope that this seventeenth 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 NetBSD, Fedora and EndeavourOS. 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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