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Linux Release Roundup #22.12: LMDE 5, Lakka 4.0, Linux Kernel 5.17, Cawbird 1.5, and More 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.

Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 Released

Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 is here. With the latest upgrade, you get Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS and Debian 11 as its base.

You can expect to see all the improvements from Linux Mint 20.3. To learn more about it, check out our release coverage.

Lakka 4.0 Released

A lightweight Linux distro tailored for retro-gaming received a major upgrade with a newer RetroArch version, Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS and more.

You can read the official announcement to know more about it.

Linux Kernel 5.17 Released

Linux Kernel 5.17 is all about hardware improvements. Starting from Intel’s Alder Lake to Steam Deck, everything will make use of the new upgrades.

Check out our coverage to know more.

Zorin OS 16.1 Released

A point release for Zorin OS 16 series with improvements to applications and packages.

To learn more about the release, head to our release coverage.

FreeBSD 13.1 Beta 2 Released

The second beta for upcoming FreeBSD stable version is here with newer OpenZFS version and numerous fixes.

The release notes should give you an idea about the some of the changes so far.

Cawbird 1.5 Released

A GTK twitter client for Linux has received minor improvements to improve the usability of app on desktop.

Things like reload image, and others have been added. You can read more about the changes in its GitHub release section.

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