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.
Fedora 35 Released
The latest version of Fedora is finally is here with some exciting features. If you recall, the beta version was released a few weeks back for public testing.
Fedora 35 is based on Linux kernel 5.14 and includes new features like GNOME 41, KDE Plasma 5.22, and other package improvements. A new KDE edition, called Fedora Kinoite, has also been added to the arsenal.
You can check out our original coverage to learn more.
antiX 21 Released
The systemd-free Debian-based distro, antiX, has been upgraded to the latest version.
The release is based on Debian 11 “Bullseye” and the Linux kernel 5.10. Other features include the addition of new apps, updates to existing apps, and other improvements.
To know more, you can check out our original coverage.
For those unaware, Fwupd is an open-source daemon that manages firmware updates.
The latest release includes support for newer hardware, a number of bug fixes, and some new helpful features.
You can head over to their official release notes on GitHub to explore more about it.
Firefox 94 Released
The well-known open-source web browser has received yet another update that contains some major features.
Notable features include tweaks for faster performance, improved warnings on exit, and a bug fix for Ubuntu. Most importantly, the OpenGL EGL backend is now enabled by default.
You should find all the technical details in the official release notes.
Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS
The new LTS Linux Kernel is now available as a Halloween treat for Linux users. Just like every other release, this one is not short of any major features.
Linux Kernel 5.15 brings in an improved NTFS3 driver, improvements for AMD’s hardware devices, enhanced support for Intel’s new Alder Lake CPUs and Alchemist GPUs, Apple M1, and a host of other improvements.
You can head over to our original coverage to learn more.