The following Linux-based operating systems have been announced last week: Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1, Superb Mini Server 1.6.2, Sabayon 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. Softpedia Linux Blog news includes articles about Wine, Shotwell 0.11.3, Bodhi 1.2.1, Fedora 17, ownCloud 2, VectorLinux 7.0 RC3.4, Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu/Edubuntu/Lubuntu/Mythbuntu/Ubuntu Studio 11.10 and more. For this week we've also prepared a very nice tutorial about how to install the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system. The weekly ends with the video clip of the week, the new and updated Linux distributions, and the development releases.
On October 9th, Alan Baghumian proudly announced the immediate availability for download of the Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1 operating system. Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1 is the first maintenance update to Parsix 3.7 series, bringing a lot of new features and improvements, and of course many updated packages.
Highlights of Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1:
· Linux kernel 188.8.131.52; · GNOME 2.32.1; · X.Org Server 1.7.7; · GNU Iceweasel 7.0.1; · Chromium 13.0.782.220; · OpenOffice.org 3.2.1; · Glibc 2.11.2; · SquashFS+Lzma 4.0; · GParted 0.8.1; · Empathy 2.30.3; · The GIMP 2.6.8; · Grisbi 0.8.8; · CompizFusion 0.8.4; · Synaptic Package Manager 0.70.1; · VirtualBox-OSE 4.0.4; · VLC Media Player 1.1.3; · xFarDic 0.11.7.
Download Parsix GNU/Linux 3.7r1 now from Softpedia.
On October 10th, the developers behind the Superb Mini Server (SMS) server operating system proudly announced the immediate availability for download of the Superb Mini Server 1.6.2 release. Superb Mini Server 1.6.2 comes after three months of development and it brings updated packages and various improvements, as well as security patches.
Download Superb Mini Server 1.6.2 now from Softpedia.
Also on October 10th, Fabio Erculiani proudly announced the immediate availability for download of the Sabayon Linux 7 operating system. The new Sabayon 7 is distributed as GNOME, KDE SC and Xfce ISO images, for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. It includes cutting-edge applications, Linux kernel 3.0, GNOME 3.2.0, LibreOffice 3.4, Xfce 4.8 and KDE Software Compilation 4.7.
Highlights of Sabayon 7:
· Linux Kernel 3.0; · GNOME 3.2.0; · KDE Software Compilation 4.7; · Xfce 4.8; · Native support for Btrfs filesystems; · LibreOffice 184.108.40.206; · Entropy 1.0 RC59 · Better support for non-roman and IME fonts; · Better support for non-latin languages; · Extra kernel packages in the default repositories (Server-optimized, Vserver-enabled, OpenVZ-enabled); · Semi-automated package updates; · Over 4000 updated apps!
On October 13th, Canonical proudly announced the immediate availability of the final release of Ubuntu 11.10. Dubbed Oneiric Ocelot, the new Ubuntu 11.10 operating system is the 15th release of the Ubuntu OS and it will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers. Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) brings lots of improvements to the Unity launcher and panel, all on top of the new GNOME 3.2 desktop environment.
· The following tutorial will teach users how to install the new Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system. Ubuntu 11.10, also known as the Oneiric Ocelot, arrived on October 13th, 2011 and is the 15th release of the Ubuntu operating system.
Installing Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)
This tutorial is also addressed to people who have just heard about Ubuntu, those who have never installed Ubuntu before and want to test it, but don't know how! The guide will make things very simple for you, but if you get stuck somewhere in the middle of the installation and you need help, do not hesitate to use our commenting system at the end of the article!
· For this week we've posted an 1080p HD video clip that showcases some of the features of the newly released Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system. The video has 2 minutes and 19 seconds, and it was posted by omgubuntu. Enjoy!