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.

AlmaLinux OS 8.4 Released

Yet another stable release for the CentOS replacement. With AlmaLinux 8.4 release, they introduce the Secure Boot support.

In addition to that, you will also find a new repository for extra packages and dependencies. For more details on the changes, you should refer to the official changelog.

Inkscape 1.1 Released

Inkscape’s next major update v1.1 introduces a lot of features along with many improvements and fixes.

You can check out our original coverage to know more about it.

Shutter 0.96 Released

One of the most popular screenshot utilities finally dropped GTK 2 support and added GTK 3 support.

You may want to read our coverage to find out why it is an important release.

Sublime Text 4 Released

Even if it is not an open-source code editor, it is available for Linux and the new release makes it an exciting choice for programmers.

You can explore more about it in our release coverage.

Oracle Linux 8.4 Released

An enterprise-focused Linux offering by Oracle gets a new release with a several security updates, changes to programming language support, and other essential improvements.

You can find out more about it in the official release announcement.

ALT Linux 9.1 “Simply” Edition Released

An independent Linux distribution with a Russian origin that focuses on home usage has a new release that brings in the latest Linux Kernel 5.10 and Xfce 4.14 desktop environment.

You may want to read the release notes for full details.

Ankush Das

A passionate technophile who also happens to be a Computer Science graduate. You will usually see cats dancing to the beautiful tunes sung by him.