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Debian-Based siduction 2021.3 Distro Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, PipeWire – 9to5Linux

Ferdinand Thommes announced today the release of siduction 2021.3 as the third and last major update in 2021 to this desktop-oriented GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian Unstable (Sid). Dubbed “Wintersky,” siduction 2021.3 comes about five months after the 2021.2 update and brings some interesting changes, such as the use of PipeWire as default sound system, …

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Manjaro Linux 21.2 “Qonos” Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, GNOME 41, and More – 9to5Linux

The Manjaro Linux team announced today the release and general availability of Manjaro Linux 21.2 as the second major update to the Manjaro Linux 21 series of this popular Arch Linux-based rolling release distribution. Dubbed “Qonos” and powered by the latest long-term supported Linux 5.15 LTS kernel series, Manjaro Linux 21.2 is here four months …

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Systemd-Free Nitrux 1.7.1 Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, Maui Apps 2.1.0 – 9to5Linux

Uri Herrera announced today the release and general availability of Nitrux 1.7.1 as the latest live/installation image of this Debian-based and systemd-free GNU/Linux distribution built around the KDE Plasma desktop environment. The monthly Nitrux releases continue, and Nitrux 1.7.1 is here as what would appear a minor point release to last month’s Nitrux 1.7 update, …

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First Arch Linux ISO Powered by Linux Kernel 5.14 Is Now Available for Download – 9to5Linux

The Arch Linux community released today a new Arch Linux ISO image, for October 2021, the first to be powered by the latest and greatest Linux 5.14 kernel series. That’s right Arch Linux fans, Arch Linux 2021.10.01 is up for grabs as I am writing this and it comes with Linux kernel 5.14 by default. …

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NVIDIA 470.74 Graphics Driver Brings Support for Linux Kernel 5.14, Firefox Improvements – 9to5Linux

NVIDIA released today the NVIDIA 470.74 graphics driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems with various improvements for various apps and games, as well as the latest Linux kernel. Good news for NVIDIA users who want to upgrade their distributions to Linux 5.14 as NVIDIA 470.74 is here with a fix for bug that caused …

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Ubuntu 21.10 Beta Now Available for Download with Linux Kernel 5.13 and GNOME 40 – 9to5Linux

Canonical released today the beta version of its upcoming Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” release, allowing public beta testers to take the next major Ubuntu version for a test drive on their personal computers. Ubuntu 21.10 has been in development since May 2021 and, like all previous versions, it was based on the previous release, in …

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Linus Torvalds Announces First Linux Kernel 5.13 Release Candidate – 9to5Linux

Two weeks after the release of Linux kernel 5.12 series, the merge window for the next major version, Linux kernel 5.13, is now closed and Linus Torvalds just announced today the general availability for public testing of the first Release Candidate (RC). It’s time to get busy again and test the next major Linux kernel …

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Armbian 21.05 Released with Support for Linux Kernel 5.11, Orange Pi R1 Plus – 9to5Linux

The Armbian devs released today the Armbian 21.05 update to their Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution for ARM and embedded devices, including development boards and Linux phones. More than three months in the works, Armbian 21.05 is here as a worthy upgrade to version 21.02 with support for the Linux 5.11 kernel series, support for the Orange …

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Nitrux 1.4 Is One of the First Distros to Support Linux Kernel 5.12 – 9to5Linux

Uri Herrera from the Nitrux project announced the release of Nitrux 1.4 as the latest ISO release of this Debian-based and KDE oriented GNU/Linux distribution for the masses. Nitrux 1.4 continues the monthly ISO releases and brings support for the recently released Linux 5.12 kernel series in case you want to install the Debian-based distribution …

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Here are Collabora’s Contributions to Linux Kernel 5.12 – 9to5Linux

May the 4th be with you! Collabora’s contributions to the latest Linux 5.12 kernel series have been published today if you’re interested to see what they’ve been up to lately. Linux kernel 5.12 was just released last week, bringing numerous new features and improved hardware support. Among the biggest changes, there’s LTO support in Clang, …

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