Lots of incremental rollup updates this week with new updates from SparkyLinux, Mageia and Peppermint
This is the time of year when Linux distribution releases start to slow down (just a bit), but there have been several noteworthy recent releases to recognize before 2017 starts.
From the enterprise to embedded and everything in-between
While the jump from Linux 2.4 to 2.6 was a big one, every major Linux kernel renumbering has been arbitrary.
Linux 4.8 hits stable, but it included a bug that Linus Torvalds said should never have landed.
Lots of incremental updates
Porteus Kiosk is as the name implies a Linux distribution that is designed for web kiosk use-cases.
First stable release of Apricity debuts
Lots going on this past week with LXDE desktop based distributions.
Fourth major Linux kernel of 2016 is now out.