News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 18 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 18 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 18 of the year 2024

For eighteenth week of the year and first of the month of May (29/04 to 05/05) of the year 2024, our timely weekly summary solely dedicated to Distros release news related to each of the existing and well-known free and open operating systems, it brings great news to all users of the Linuxverse.

And as you already know, we bring many of these news (news about Distros releases) directly from the "DistroWatch and OS.Watch" websites. Which are the most suitable when it comes to learning about the most recent and relevant release announcements about new versions and new GNU/Linux Distros. While others, such as "ArchiveOS", we take them into account when reporting on the recovery and dissemination of 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 18 of the year 2024», where those related to: Garuda, Primtux and openSUSE.

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

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 17 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 18 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 17 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 18 of the year 2024

GarudaLinux 240428

GarudaLinux 240428

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 29th 2024.
  • Download Links: GarudaLinux 240428.
  • Featured news: This new version called GarudaLinux 240428, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: The implementation of the Plasma 6 update on the Dr460nized edition. Meanwhile, the editions with Sway and Hyprland also received some major improvements. Regarding the well-known FireDragon Web Browser, it has been replaced by Floorp, which means that now, users will benefit from its interesting set of features. And finally, among many others, the inclusion of improved CPU function detection for newer AMD/Intel devices stands out.

Garuda is a Rolling Release distribution based on Arch Linux that ensures you always get the latest software updates. Which also has an additional repository on top of the Arch Linux repositories and the Calamares graphical installer, which makes it easier to avoid having to install the operating system via terminal (CLI). About Garuda

Garuda Linux: An Arch Linux-based Rolling Release Distribution
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Prime Tux 8

Prime Tux 8

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 29th 2024.
  • Download Links: Prime Tux 8.
  • Featured news: This new version called Prime Tux 8, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: A new menu, organized according to school programs; a search for applications by keywords; and a complete review of the graphic menu, improving the user experience. And finally, among many others, the fact that its website dedicated to its official documentation has been completely rewritten, stands out, so now it has three sections called "The first steps, The administrator's manual and the educational documentation" .

PrimTux is a distribution currently based on Linux Mint 21.3 and developed by a small group of school teachers and computing enthusiasts in the educational field, which offers un computer system dedicated to learning and designed by educators, for school and home. And to do this, it includes a great selection of free educational activities, accessible through an easy-to-use menu; various adapted educational environments, from kindergarten to university access, at home and at school; and finally, it allows and facilitates the execution of safe searches on the Internet, through the QwantJunior Web Browser and excellent parental protection. About Primtux

primtux
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openSUSE 15.6 RC

openSUSE 15.6 RC

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: April 29th 2024.
  • Download Links: openSUSE 15.6 RC
  • Featured news: This new version called openSUSE 15.6 RC, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: Providing a complete foundation so that contributors to the project can focus on detecting and correcting errors to eliminate any remaining compilation failures. And finally, among many others, the inclusion of Cockpit's web-based administration interface stands out. Which was made possible thanks to an update to the Python 3.11 stack.

The openSUSE distribution is a stable, easy-to-use and comprehensive multipurpose distribution. It is aimed at users and developers working on the desktop or server. It is ideal for beginners, experienced users and ultra geeks alike; In short, it's perfect for everyone! The latest release, openSUSE Leap 15.5, features new and greatly improved versions of all useful server and desktop applications. It comes with more than 1000 open source applications. Whereas, openSUSE Tumbleweed is the rolling version and provides the latest software versions, but only those packages that pass the tests. About openSUSE

OpenSUSE
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openSUSE Leap 15.5 has already been released, it arrives announcing that it will open another release before moving to ALP

Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 18 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. ITS: 29 for April.
  2. Nucleus: May 01.
  3. MoLinux Zero: May 03.
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Summary

In short, we hope that this eighteenth 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 Distributions Garuda, Primtux and openSUSE. 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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