Operating System

Manjaro Linux Deepin 15.12 released

Bernhard Landauer announced end of last year the first stable release of Manjaro Deepin. This Community Edition, based on Manjaro 15.12 ‘Capella’ features the latest updated Deepin Deskop Environment 2015 RC and will be maintained as a rolling release like all other Manjaro editions. Features: Kernel Linux 4.1 Manjaro-Welcome Installers Thus, Calamares and CLI optional Window managers Mutter/Gala or Metacity Chromium Evolution Libreoffice-still Nautilus Xarchiver Deepin-Terminal Deepin-Music Deepin-Movie Deepin-Game Gimp Gthumb Deepin-Screenshot Evince Galculator Xfburn Manjaro-Printer Xsane Pamac Manjaro-Settings-Manager Lightdm-Deepin-Greeter Pulseaudio Dconf-Editor Gparted Isousb Yaourt / Base-devel Downgrade Download Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc1 released with Steam-Native and running Kernel 4.4-rc4

Philip Müller, Manjaro Development Team recently announced the first release candidate of Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc1 (Capella). This release comes with reworked preview of all installation options, some UEFI issues got fixed, it is now possible to use the same password also for the root account, bootloaders can now be optionally installed (BIOS mode) Noteable changes in tools kcm module of Manjaro-Settings got reworked several enhancements to Pamac and Octopi optimizations and fixes to Manjaro-Tools a lvm issue was fixed within Thus Notable changes in packages Steam-Native is now running again, updated the kernel to 4.

Boot Linux In Just One Second

In this years Embedded Linux Conference Europe, one interesting presentation was how-to boot Linux in just one second. Jan Altenberg of Linutronix presented how to achieve this feat of booting Linux in under one second. Linux as we know, became one of the most popular Embedded Operating Systems. Its scalability, the real-time capabilities and the excellent energy saving functions are outstanding. But there are still a couple of use cases where the usual power saving functions are not good enough: Automotive components usually need to be switched of for standby, because even the lowest power states of an embedded device are still consuming to much energy.

wattOS R9 released

The wattOS team has just announced the release of the newest version of wattOS R9. According to the announcement, they have made the switch back to Ubuntu as the upstream distro and built the latest version from 14.04 LTS for long term support and stability. We have simplified things this time around with wattOS and are only releasing two types of desktops. Previously having the extra desktop versions created additional work.

Early release: Sailfish OS update Yliaavanlampi

Sailfish OS software update have just been recently made available for download. This is the first update made available as an early release to more advanced users who have opted in to be among the first to try it. Sailfish operating system is built like a classic Linux distribution. The core of the OS is based on the Mer Project, an open, mobile-optimised, core distribution. Sailfish OS also includes the capability to run Android applications.

Android Lollipop stability better than Apple’s iOS 8

As we all know, Android and iOS are the two biggest mobile operating systems platform in the world as at today (time will tell). One key debating question is “Who do you think has the most stable OS – “Google’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop” or “Apple’s latest iOS 8“. Crittercism – a San Francisco application performance monitoring company recently compared the crash rates between iOS 8 and Android Lollipop OS and the result shows that Apple’s iOS 8 had an average crash rate of about 2.