Linux Release Roundups

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.

CrossOver 21.1.0 Released

CrossOver is a paid software tool maintained by CodeWeavers. It uses Wine to run Windows apps on other OSs, including Linux, macOS, and Chrome OS.

CrossOver’s latest update includes full support for GTA 5, fixes for Microsoft Outlook, and other improvements across all three operating systems.

You can explore more by checking out our original coverage.

Vivaldi 5.0 Released

The feature-rich Chromium-based browser Vivaldi has received a new release on its 5th anniversary.

This release introduces sharable custom themes, an all-new translate panel, new features for Andriod, and other minor fixes and improvements.

Head over to our original coverage to learn more.

Tux Paint 0.9.27 Released

The minimal and straightforward drawing app – Tux Paint – has received a new release that brings in 6 new Magic Tools, enhancements to existing ones, and other improvements.

You can check out our original coverage if you’re curious.

NixOS 21.11 Released

NixOS is an entirely independent Linux distro based on the Nix package manager.

The latest release is based on Linux kernel 5.10 LTS and brings in GNOME 41, KDE, and Plasma 5.23. The release also includes new services and other package updates and improvements.

The official release notes contain further details.

4MLinux 38.0 Released

4MLinux is an independent and minimal Linux distro that you can use for multimedia, gaming, or creating a server.

The latest version of 4MLinux brings support for 32-bit apps, new pre-installed apps, and updates to existing apps and packages. The dev team has introduced a 4MLinux GamePack that includes tons of classic Linux games if you like gaming.

You can refer to the official release notes for more details.

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