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Linux Release Roundup #21.42: Ubuntu 21.10, KDE Plasma 5.23, Lutris 0.5.9 and More New Releases

In the Linux Release Roundup series, we summarize the new distribution and application version releases in the past week. This keeps you informed of the latest developments in the Linux world.

KDE Plasma 5.23 Released

The latest KDE Plasma release is here to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Hence, this release is also known as Plasma 25th Anniversary Edition.

KDE Plasma 5.23 includes various improvements to UI, more customizations for the app launcher, better power management control, numerous bug fixes, and many more.

You can check out our original coverage to know more.

Lutris 0.5.9 Released

Lutris, the popular game manager for Linux, has received exciting features in its latest release.

This includes a refreshed UI, support for Epic Games Store, AMD FidelityFX and Nvidia’s DLSS, and many other improvements.

Our original coverage lets you about the essentials.

DragonFly BSD 6.0.1 Released

DragonFly BSD is a Unix-like OS based on FreeBSD 4.8.

The latest release brings in two significant changes – the renewal of the Let’s Encrypt certificate to download dpkg binary files and the addition of Zen 3 support to the AMD temperature driver (amd temp). Others include improvements and kernel fixes.

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

Devuan GNU+Linux 4.0 Released

Devuan is a fork of Debian that doesn’t use systemd.

The latest release, codenamed “Chimaera,” is based on Debian Bullseye and comes with Linux kernel 5.10. New changes include improved desktop support, refreshed UI, and enhanced accessibility.

To learn more, check out the official release notes.

Ubuntu 21.10 Released

Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” is finally here with support until July 2022, right before the next LTS release.

The latest release comes with many new features and changes that include a new installer, GNOME 40, Linux Kernel 5.13, refreshed desktop theming, improved Raspberry Pi support, security, and many more.

Head over to our original coverage to discover more.

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