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Linux Release Roundup #21.08: Linux Kernel 5.11, KDE Plasma 5.21, OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 and More New Releases

In the Linux Release Roundup series, we summarize the new application and distribution versions release in the last few days. This keeps you informed with the latest developments in the Linux world.

Linux Kernel 5.11 Released

The much awaited Linux Kernel 5.11 was released to the public recently with many changes and new features, it is a non-LTS release and this year’s first major kernel release.

For a more detailed outlook of the changes, have a look at our coverage of the same.

Wine 6.2 Released

Wine is a popular compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications (including games) on Linux. They have recently announced their latest release Wine 6.2. The new release brings in various bug fixes, support for the updated Mono engine 6.0.0 with DirectX support and more.

For more information you can check the official release notes.

KDE Plasma 5.21 Released

KDE has finally released Plasma 5.21 with many bug fixes, a new application launcher, Wayland support, updates to Plasma Mobile and many more exciting new additions.

To learn more about the changes, read our coverage.

TeXstudio 3.0.5 Released

TeXstudio 3.0.5 has been released with many important bug-fixes and quality of life changes. If you are not familiar with TeXstudio, it is a LaTeX document editor.

You can refer to the official release notes to know more.

OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 Released

The OpenMandriva Association has released a new stable version of their Linux-based distribution OpenMandriva Lx.

Many bug-fixes and new features have been added to the distribution that include, updated KDE packages, support for ARM64, Linux Kernel 5.10.14 and more.

Read our coverage to know more about the release.

Tiny Core Linux 12.0 Released

Tiny Core Linux, the ultra-lightweight Linux distro has got a new stable release with a few improvements and bug fixes.

You can read our coverage for more information.

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