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.

GNOME 40 Released

GNOME 40 is finally here after months of testing and fixing, it has been equipped with a lot of major improvements such as, a revamped Activities Overview screen, improved Workspaces, a Horizontal Dock and more.

You can read our coverage to know more.

Manjaro 21.0 “Ornara” Released

Manjaro is a popular Arch-Linux based distribution, it’s latest release has brought about a lot of updates that include the Linux 5.10 Kernel, three new choices of desktop environments and many other improvements.

To know more about this release, read our coverage.

FreeBSD 13.0-RC3 Released [Testing]

After the recent release of FreeBSD 13.0, a new version has been released that is strictly meant for testing purposes. It comes with a host of improvements to the virtual memory, TCP/IPV6, and several other fixes.

Read the official release notes for more information.

OpenRazer 3.0 Released

If you are not familiar with OpenRazer, it is an open-source driver meant for Razer products that allows management of Razer peripherals on GNU/Linux. The new release adds supports for a bunch of peripherals and a lot of bug fixes.

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

Fedora 34 Released [Beta]

Fedora 34 beta has been released for public beta testing, it features a bunch of new applications, GNOME 40 desktop environment, improved Flatpak integration and more.

Read our coverage for more information.

Tails 4.17 Released

Tails is a popular portable operating system that focuses on a user’s privacy and security that has been recommended by the likes of Edward Snowden and the Tor Project.

With Tails 4.17, a host of reliability improvements and many bug fixes are on offer.

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


Sourav Rudra

FOSS Enthusiast, Gaming Rigs/Workstation Enthusiast & Builder.