Linux Release Roundups

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.

Kodi 19 (Matrix) Released

Kodi, the popular open-source cross-platform media player has received an update Kodi 19 (Matrix). Major performance and user interface improvements, new features and security enhancements are on offer.

You can check our coverage of the same.

Tails 4.16 Released

Tails is a portable operating system that can be run off a USB drive and is for those who focus on anonymity and protection against surveillance/censorship.

The team behind Tails have released Tails 4.16, it features the latest Linux Kernel 5.10.13 LTS (enables better hardware support), bug fixes and application updates.

You can know more about the release by reading the official release notes.

GeckoLinux “Rolling” Editions Get New Releases

GeckoLinux is an openSUSE-based Linux distribution that focuses on providing a polished experience and being usable overall. The new releases include a bunch of updated desktop environments and more.

To know more about the new releases, check our coverage.

Nextcloud Hub 21 Released

Nextcloud Hub 21 has been released, it is a popular team collaboration application that has been received quite well in Europe.

The latest update offers a host of new features that include a Whiteboard, Document Templates, updates to Nextcloud talk and more.

You can read our coverage for more information.

MX Linux Fluxbox Respin Released For Raspberry Pi

MX Linux is a series of operating systems that are designed for being stable, efficient and to provide good performance on whatever machine they are installed on.

They have finally released the final version of MX Linux Fluxbox Respin for Raspberry Pi devices. Initially announced in January 2021, it uses the ultra-lightweight Fluxbox window manager.

For more information you can check the official announcement.

Mozilla Firefox 86 Released

Mozilla has released Firefox 86 with two new features that include multiple Picture-in-Picture mode and a very important security feature called “Total Cookie Protection”.

To know more about the update, check our coverage of the same.

Sourav Rudra

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