Here’s this week’s roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and open-source world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights. Have a look.
This week there has been moderate app updates, distribution release announced. In this weekly update series, we cover all the happenings with links and a quick summary for you so that you can stay updated and wrap up your week with a summary.
All the round-up is tagged with “Weekly Roundup” so you can get back to the earlier summary as well.
Being the last week of the year, there are not much update though. However, still some update we received across distributions and applications – which makes way for 2021. Take a look.
Linux Weekly Roundup: Applications, Distros, and News – Jan 3, 2021
Distribution and Desktop Environment Updates
- Debian based and privacy focussed new distro Septor 2021 is released [Read the story]
- Deepin 20.1 is released [Read the story]
- OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 RC is available for testing [Read the story]
- Slackware-based distribution Slackel 7.4 is released [Read the story]
- KDE based distro Nitrux 1.3.6 is released [Read the story]
- Xfce 4.16 package available for MX Linux 19 (for testing only) [Read the story]
- FreeFileSync 11.5 is released [Read the story]
- digiKam 7.2.0-beta2 is released [Read the story]
- GIMP 2.99.4 is released and we are closer to GIMP 3.0 release [Read the story]
- Twitter client Cawbird 1.3 is released [Read the story]
- LateX editor TexStudio 3.0.4 is released [Read the story]
- Whisker Menu 2.5 is released with support for Xfce 4.16 desktop [Read the story]
- qBittorrent 4.3.2 is released [Read the story]
News and Happenings, Tutorials and Reviews
- KDE roadmap for 2021 [Read the story]
- Linux Mint 20.1 updates [Read the story]
- Linux Kernel 5.11 rc1 Released with many AMD changes [Read the story]
- How to Install Xfce 4.16 Desktop in Ubuntu 20.04, Linux Mint 20 [Read the story]
- How to Install Nvidia Driver in Ubuntu Linux (GUI and CLI method) [Read the story]
- Olive Video Editor Review – Hard to Believe that It’s Free! [Read the story]
- Mozilla Plans to Bring a Design Refresh for Firefox with Proton [Read the story]
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