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Band Releases Album As Linux Kernel Module

netbuzz (955038) writes "A band called netcat is generating buzz in software circles by releasing its debut album as a Linux kernel module (among other more typical formats.) 'Are you ever listening to an album, and thinking "man, this sounds good, but I wish it crossed from user-space to kernel-space more often!" We got you covered,' the band says on its Facebook page. 'Our album is now fully playable as a loadable Linux kernel module.'" Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Distribution Release: ExTiX 14.1

Arne Exton has announced the release of ExTiX 14.1, an Ubuntu-based distribution with a customised GNOME 3.10 desktop environment: "ExTiX 14.1 64-bit is based on Ubuntu 14.04. The original system includes the Unity desktop. After removing Unity I have installed GNOME 3.10 and GNOME Classic 3.10 (a perfect....

Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RC

During the Red Hat Summit last week, Red Hat announced the release candidate for the upcoming major release of its enterprise Linux distribution - RHEL version 7: "For those not attending Red Hat Summit 2014 or not tracking the latest news and updates, you may have missed two....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 555

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First look at Robolinux 7.4.2 News: Ubuntu release and stats, Debian drops CAcert certificates and extends Squeeze support, Tails receives praise in the press, OpenBSD audits OpenSSL library, PC-BSD and Porteus updates Questions and Answers: Multimedia support and patents Released last week:....

Development Release: GoboLinux 015 Beta 3

Lucas C. Villa Real has announced that the third beta of GoboLinux 015, a distribution with a highly customised file system hierarchy, has been released. The biggest news is that Enlightenment has replaced KDE as the preferred desktop user interface. From the release announcement: "I am pleased to....

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 4.0

Ultimate Edition 4.0, another new release of the Ubuntu-based distribution (this time in MATE and GNOME variants), comes just two weeks after version 3.9: "Once again I am not going to make a big deal out of this release. It is very nice and works very well; however,....

Development Release: Qubes OS 2 RC1

Joanna Rutkowska has announced the availability of the first release candidate for Qubes OS 2, a Fedora-based distribution with strong desktop security via integrated Xen virtualisation: "Today we're releasing Qubes OS R2 RC1 (release candidate), which is expected to be the last milestone before the final Qubes OS....

Distribution Release: Tiny Core Linux 5.3

Version 5.3 of Tiny Core Linux, the latest stable build of the fast and minimalist (less than 15 MB) desktop Linux distribution built from scratch, has been released and is now available for download: "Team Tiny Core is pleased to announce the release of Tiny Core Linux 5.3:....

BSD Release: NetBSD 6.1.4

Soren Jacobsen has announced the release of NetBSD 6.1.4, the latest stable version of NetBSD incorporating all the recent security and bug fixes, including a fix to OpenSSL's "heartbleed" vulnerability. Simultaneously, the 6.0 branch was updated to version 6.0.5. From the release announcement: "The NetBSD Project is pleased....

Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 14.4

David Purse has announced the release of Simplicity Linux 14.4, the new stable release of the project's Puppy-based distributions for desktops and netbooks: "Simplicity Linux 14.4 is now available for download. It is based on the excellent Slacko Puppy 5.6.5, and uses LXDE as a desktop environment. There....

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