François Dupoux announced on June 18th the new SystemRescueCd 1.5.6 Linux-based operating system. Being powered by the alternative Linux kernel 2.6.34, and the standard 126.96.36.199 Linux kernel, SystemRescueCd 1.5.6 includes now the popular GParted 0.6.0 application for partitioning tasks with support for drives with sectors larger than 512...
I want to download the latest valid release of kernel 2.4.
I look at ftp.kernel.org and here the highest release available is 2.4.31, while searching on others mirrors I found that ther is also higest release, until 188.8.131.52 and on some other site they spoke about a 184.108.40.206 release ( ss.
The following Linux-based operating systems have been announced last week: Snowlinux 2, Linux Mint Debian Edition 201204, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu Studio 12.04 LTS. Softpedia Linux Blog news includes articles about Linux kernel 3.4 RC4, Mozilla Firefox 12.0, OpenSSH 6.0, Parted Magic 2012_04_21, Shutter 0.88.3, Linux kernel 3.3.4, gThumb 3.0.0, SeaMonkey 2.9,... (read more)
The following Linux-based operating systems have been announced last week: Gentoo Linux 12.1 and ClearOS Community 6.2.0 RC1. In other news: Canonical presented the default wallpapers for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system. Softpedia Linux Blog news includes articles about Linux kernel 3.4 RC1, Quake2World Beta, Xfce 4.10 Preview, Fuduntu 2... (read more)
Dieter Plaetinck announced yesterday (May 17th) the immediate availability of the Arch Linux 2010.05 operating system. Being powered by Linux kernel 220.127.116.11-1, Arch Linux 2010.05 features improvements to the AIF installer, and lots of other enhancements. "New installation media are available. There are less of them, and they are smaller. B...
My understanding of Linux distributions is that: They are operating systems based on the Linux kernel, and most have default desktop environments, something that is not in the Linux kernel. Fedora uses Gnome, Ubuntu uses Unity, and so on. However, some, such as Arch Linux, do not have a default window manager.
Question: What components go into a distribution, outside of the kernel (e.g.