Ubuntu 21.10 beta is now available for public testing. This pre-release version comes with the GNOME 40.4 desktop environment and it’s powered by the Linux 5.13 kernel series.
GNOME 41 desktop environment is now available with an improved Software app, new multitasking settings, enhanced power management features, and numerous other improvements.
Linux kernel 5.13 reached end of life and it will no longer be supported with security updates. Users are urged to upgrade their GNU/Linux distributions to Linux kernel 5.14 as soon as possible.
Ubuntu Touch OTA-19 software update is now available for supported Ubuntu Phones with various improvements and bug fixes. but still based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 4 distribution is now available for download. This major release is based on the Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series and comes with new features and improvements.
Giada 0.18.2 open-source and cross-platform loop machine software is now available for download. This release comes with new stereo In/Out audio meters, revamped Action Editor, as well as several improvements.
NVIDIA 470.74 proprietary graphics driver is now available for download. This release comes with initial support for Linux kernel 5.14, better support for the Mozilla Firefox web browser, as well as various bug fixes.
DXVK 1.9.2 Vulkan-based implementation of Direct3D 9/10/11 for Linux on Wine is now available for download. This release brings improvements and bug fixes for several Windows games.
Telegram Desktop 3.1 open-source and cross-platform messaging app is now available for download. This release comes with chat themes, interactive emoji, read receipts in groups, and live stream recording.
The 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup for September 19th, 2021, brings news about Kali Linux 2021.3, Ubuntu 21.10’s default kernel, Ubuntu Touch OTA-19, GNOME Subtitles 1.7, LibreOffice 7.2.1, Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS, as well as all the latest distro and software releases.
SparkyLinux 2021.09 rolling distribution is now available for download. This release is based on the Debian GNU/Linux 12 “Bookworm” and SparkyLinux 7.0 repositories, and comes with new apps and various improvements.
GIMP 2.10.28 open-source and cross-platform image editor is now available for download. This is a minor maintenance update to the 2.10 series with various improvements and bug fixes, as well as a new Script-Fu function.
Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS is now available for download as the sixth point release to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) with mitigations against the BootHole vulnerability and latest security updates.
LibreOffice 7.2.1 is now available for download as the first point release to the latest and greatest LibreOffice 7.2 open-source office suite series. All users should update as soon as possible!
The upcoming KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series enters public beta testing with a plethora of new features and improvements. This is what’s new!
GNOME Subtitles 1.7 free and open-source subtitle editor app is now available for download. More than two years in development, this release brings new features, improvements, and many bug fixes.
Darktable 3.6.1 open-source and free RAW image editor is now available for download. This point release comes with improved camera support and various bug fixes.
Kali Linux 2021.3 ethical hacking and penetration testing distribution is now available for download with OpenSSL wide compatibility, new tools, better VM support, and Kali NetHunter smartwatch.
The upcoming Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) operating system is now powered by the Linux 5.13 series, which looks to be the final and default kernel used during its entire nine-month lifecycle.
UBports published a Release Candidate of the upcoming Ubuntu Touch OTA-19 software update for Ubuntu Phone devices for public testing.