The latest MeX Linux is based on the upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system and features the latest Cinnamon 4.4.8 desktop environment and Linux kernel 5.5.
Collabora continues to add numerous hardware improvements in the Linux kernel. Here are their contributions to the latest Linux 5.5 kernel series.
Firefox 72.0.2 is now available in the stable repositories of Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Canonical has fixed minor regressions.
exGENT GNU/Linux rings in 2020 with a new release that aims to put the fun back into using Gentoo as your daily driver. It uses LXQt as default desktop environment.
UBports is making great progress on porting their Ubuntu Touch mobile OS for the PinePhone Linux phone. Calls, SMS, YouTube, and OpenStore are all working fine.
LibreOffice 6.4 office suite is now available for download. This major release introduces new features, performance improvements, and better Microsoft Office compatibility.
New Ubuntu 18.04 LTS kernel security update addresses 15 vulnerabilities in the Linux 5.0 kernel packages for various cloud systems.
OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 reached Release Candidate state and ships with the latest Linux 5.5 kernel series, LibreOffice 6.4, and Clang compiled kernel.
Mesa 19.3.3 graphics stack is now available for all GNU/Linux distributions with a plethora of bug fixes and improvements for better gaming.
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) inspired artwork for your mobile phone has been published today by talented artist Sylvia Ritter, created with the Krita digital painting software.
Kali Linux 2020.1 is now available for download with new tools, non-root by default, Kali single installer image, and Kali NetHunter Rootless.
The Kubuntu Focus laptop can be yours today for as low as US $1,795. The base model features Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU, 16GB RAM, and 250GB storage.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) users running the Linux 4.4 kernel need to update their installations to fix various security vulnerabilities.
Mitigations for the CVE-2019-14615 and CVE-2020-7053 vulnerabilities are now available for Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Update your systems now!
GNU Linux-Libre 5.5 kernel has been released for those seeking 100% freedom for their personal computers.
ExTiX 20.2 appears to be the first to adopt the Linux 5.5 kernel series, and the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS base. It lets you create your own Ubuntu live system.
Solus 4.1 is now available to download. It ships with Budgie, GNOME, MATE, and KDE Plasma editions.
The Linux 5.5 kernel series is now generally available. Here are some of the new features and improvements.
The winner of the KDE Plasma 5.18 wallpaper contest has been announced. Grand prize: TUXEDO Infinity Book 14.
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) has reached end of life on January 23rd, 2020. Users must upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine).