Linux Release Roundups

In the Linux Release Roundup series, we highlight the new distribution and application version releases in the last few days. This keeps you informed of the latest developments in the Linux world.

Lakka Linux 3.4

The retro gaming OS now runs on the latest Retroarch 1.9.9. It has received many new features, including AMD’s Fidelity FX, Mesa 21.2.1, and new console cores.

To know more, you can check out our original coverage.

OpenWrt 21.02

 OpenWrt is a project that helps create custom operating systems for routers and embedded devices. The latest release brings features like WPA3, TLS, and DSA (Distributed Switch Architecture).

Learn more about it by reading our original coverage.

GhostBSD 21.09.06

GhostBSD is based on FreeBSD and uses MATE as its default desktop environment. The latest release replaces OpenRC with FreeBSD rc.d and contains many fixes and improvements.

You can refer to the official release announcement for the technical details.

Tails 4.22

Tails is a privacy and security-focused OS based on Debian. The new release includes updates like Tor Browser 10.5.6, Thunderbird 78.13, updated AMD graphics firmware, and other fixes.

Check out the official release notes for more information.

Whonix 16

Yet another Debian-based and privacy-focused distribution, Whonix 16, is now based on Debian 11 Bullseye and contains numerous changes and updates.

You can check out their official release notes to learn more.

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