The upcoming Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) operating system is now powered by the long-term supported Linux 5.10 kernel series. This looks to be the final kernel used in the upcoming release, due out in late April 2021.
Collabora improves their experimental Wayland driver for Wine with support for copy and paste actions, drag and drop support, and support for changing the display mode.
Kodi 19 open-source media center/home theater is now available for download. This is a major release that coms with AV1 codec support, Python 3 support, new Matrix-inspired music visualization, and much more.
DXVK 1.8 open-source Vulkan-based implementation of D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11 on Linux/Wine is now available for download with improvements for Nioh 2, Hitman 3, F1 2020, Atelier Ryza 2, and other games.
NetworkManager 1.30 is now available for download. This major release comes with support for WPA3 Enterprise Suite-B 192 bit mode, Veth devices, new ethtool offload features, and many other improvements.
A review of the unofficial Ubuntu Unity flavor featuring the Unity desktop environment on the Raspberry Pi 4 computer with 8GB RAM.
GNOME 3.38.4 desktop environment is now available for GNU/Linux distributions. This point release comes with as well as numerous bug fixes.
Collabora’s contributions to Linux kernel 5.11 enabled long-term support for more modern Windows games by compatibility layers like Wine, better Chromebook support, and much more.
Tiny Core Linux 12.0 distribution is now available for download. This release is powered by the Linux 5.10 LTS kernel series and comes with various enhancements and updated packages.
KDE Plasma 5.21 desktop environment is now officially available as a massive update featuring a brand-new application launcher, Wayland improvements, and numerous other enhancements.
Fwupd 1.5.6 firmware downloader and updater for Linux is now available for download. This release adds support for System76’s keyboard, StarLabs’ Star LabTop Mk IV laptop, and more.
PINE64 selects Manjaro Linux ARM as the default operating system and KDE’s Plasma Mobile UI as default graphical interface for their PinePhone Linux phone.
Devuan GNU/Linux 3.1 distribution is now available to download for freedom lovers. This release comes with support for three init systems in the installer, PulseAudio improvements, and updated components.
GNU Linux-Libre 5.11 kernel is now available for download. This release is based on Linux kernel 5.11 and disables any proprietary code to offer those who seek 100% freedom for their personal computers a 100% free kernel.
siduction 2021.1 distribution is now available for download. This release comes after three years of development based on the Debian Sid (Unstable) repositories and Linux kernel 5.10 LTS.
The 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup for February 14th, 2021, brings news about the re-release of Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, new security update for Ubuntu 20.10 and 20.04 LTS, a first look at GNOME 40, as well as all the latest distro and app releases.
The Linux 5.11 kernel series is now officially released and available for download. This branch comes with improved hardware support, new features, and numerous updated and new drivers.
A review of the Manjaro Linux ARM operating system featuring the Xfce desktop environment on the Raspberry Pi 4 computer with 8GB RAM.
The upcoming Mageia 8 operating system now has a Release Candidate ready for public testing with better support for AMD and NVIDIA systems. Your feedback is welcome!
Manjaro Linux ARM with Plasma Mobile for PinePhone gets the latest KDE Plasma 5.21 update with the NeoChat Matrix client, Linux kernel 5.10 LTS, and many other improvements and updated components.