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Linux Release Roundup #22.2: EasyOS 3.2, Linux Mint 20.3, Neptune 7.0, 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 20.3 Released

Linux Mint 20.3 is a point upgrade with several improvements and some new additions. You should also find a new application with this release to manage documents/ebooks.

For more details, you should read our initial impressions and highlights on Linux Mint 20.3.

EasyOS 3.2 Released

EasyOS is an experimental Linux distro that runs applications and the entire desktop as containers. With the latest release, they have moved from ALSA audio to PulseAudio along with a couple of extra refinements.

You can read more about it in its announcement post.

Linux Kernel 5.16 Released

Linux Kernel 5.16 brings in a much-needed improvement for Windows-only games running on Linux along with newer hardware support.

The support for the PS5 controller has also received some improvements directly from Sony.

You can read our detailed coverage to know everything addressed by Linux Kernel 5.16.

UBports 16.04 OTA-21 Released

UBports 16.04 OTA-21 brings in some minor improvements to how storage is calculated and the first-run greeter, when you unlock the device.

Check out its announcement post to know more about it.

Neptune 7 Released

Neptune 7 is a major release featuring Debian 11 “Bullseye” stable release with KDE as its desktop environment.

You will also notice the customize icon theme to blend in with their accent. To learn more about it, check out its official announcement.

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