News about Linuxverse Distros: Week 21 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 21 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 21 of the year 2024

For twentietha first week of the year and fourth week of May (20/05 to 26/05) of the year 2024, we offer you our timely and customary weekly summary. Which is always exclusively dedicated to news of Distribution releases related to each of the existing and known free and open operating systems. Such as, Distributions FreeBSD, GhostBSD and Damn Small Linux, which we will highlight today.

And as you already know, We bring many of these release news 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 21 of the year 2024."

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 20 of the year 2024

Distros of the Linuxverse: News of Week 20 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 21 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 21 of the year 2024

FreeBSD 14.1-BETA3

FreeBSD 14.1-BETA3

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: May 20th 2024.
  • Download Links: FreeBSD 14.1-BETA3
  • Featured news: This new version called FreeBSD 14.1-BETA3, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: Newfs now incorporates active soft updates by default in UFS2, includes the correction of broken boot in RPi 4 and large AMD64 systems and some OpenMP programming problems, among other solutions to various errors. And finally, among many others, others stand out such as: The availability of ISO files for the following architectures: amd64, i386, powerpc. powerpc64. powerpc64le, armv7, aarch64 and riscv64.

FreeBSD is an operating system for a variety of platforms that focuses on features, speed and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. And it is developed and maintained by a large community of developers. In addition, it is used by many companies, ISPs, researchers, IT professionals, students and home users around the world in their work, studies and moments of recreation. And finally, as of today, it includes more than 20.000 packages (precompiled programs already included for easy installation) that cover a wide range of areas. About FreeBSD

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GhostBSD 24.04.1

GhostBSD 24.04.1

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: May 21th 2024.
  • Download Links: GhostBSD 24.04.1
  • Featured news: This new version called GhostBSD 24.04.1 includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: Update of the system base to version 1400510 and the MATE desktop to version 1.28.1. This version also contains some bug fixes found in previous versions and some important improvements. And finally, among many others, others stand out such as: The implementation of I2C support by default and for detecting/confirming the use of a ZFS file system on it.

GhostBSD is a simple, elegant and friendly slow-rolling BSD operating system for desktops and laptops based on FreeBSD that offers a MATE desktop environment and few system packages for greater simplicity. However, it includes a selection of commonly used software pre-installed to facilitate your computing journey, and uuses the GTK environment to provide a beautiful appearance and comfortable experience on the modern BSD platform, offering a natural and native Unix working environment. About GhostBSD

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Damn Small Linux 2024 RC4

Damn Small Linux 2024 RC4

  • Official Web site
  • Official launch announcement: May 22th 2024.
  • Download Links: Damn Small Linux 2024
  • Featured news: This new version called Damn Small Linux 2024 RC, includes interesting and useful improvements, changes and fixes, among which the following stand out: The use of "su-to-root" was added before starting your Control Center app, The Dillo app was updated to version 3.1.0 along with the Gemini Dillo plugin, implemented a unified Theme between user and root for a more consistent appearance in administrative programs, and added improved support for multiple languages. And finally, among many others, others stand out such as: A cleaner interface, and for this I added some missing icons, and I eliminated some other icons from the Fluxbox and JWM menus to reduce the overload and the visual footprint.

Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a GNU/Linux Distribution based on Debian/antiX ideal for use on a CD/DVD or USB disk for live use, which also offers a very small size (50 MB). However, despite its minuscule size, it strives to have a functional and easy-to-use desktop. Currently, it seeks to be a compact Distro ideal for low-spec x86 computers. And to do this, it includes many applications in a small package, selected with its functionality, small size and low dependencies in mind. It also has many text-based applications that make it useful for use in a term or TTY window. About Damn Small Linux (DSL)

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Other interesting Distros from the Linuxverse updated in week 21 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. FinPuppy: May 20.
  2. OSE: May 22.
  3. LighthousePup: May 24.
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Summary

In short, we hope that this twenty-first 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. Above all, regarding the latest releases of the Distributions FreeBSD, GhostBSD and Damn Small Linux, which we have highlighted today. And furthermore, 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 entire passionate Free Software, Open Source and GNU/Linux Community.

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