The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 16.10 Codenamed “Yakkety Yak”. This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, and Ubuntu Studio flavours. The beta images are known to be reasonably free of showstopper CD build or installer bugs, while representing a very recent snapshot of 16.
Elive 2.6.12 recently released, is a debia-based linux desktop. Elive provides a dynamic and clean interface without saturating the look. Nothing in the desktop is static. Simplicity and intuitive is one of its best points. The menu is reachable from any point of the desktop instead of being in a single place, icons grows when you pass over them, you have a pager where you can have your windows better organized than in the classic minimized way, you can customize it to look at any imaginable way.
Enlightenment DR 0.19.13 recently released, is a rich feature set, fast, modular and extensible window manager for X11 and Linux with a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work. It provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. Enlightenment is comprised of both the Enlightenment window manager and Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL), which provide additional desktop environment features such as a toolkit, object canvas, and abstracted objects.
The Vinux team has announced the release of Vinux 5.0 desktop image. This release features not just the Unity Desktop, but Gnome-shell and the ever popular Gnome 2 fork called Mate. Vinux 5.0 is based upon Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 126.96.36.199 LTS. Some of the highlights in Vinux 5.0 New re-designed Vinux boot logo. Up to date accessibility infrastructure. Current Gnome-Orca and accessibility framework.