Vine Linux 5.2 has been released. The latest update to the Japanese Linux distro is mostly a bug-fixing release bringing a few new packages, patches and other various improvements. Vine Linux caters to the Japanese market and offers support for local scripts and input methods. "This is Vine Linux version 5.2 release. Since this is not ... (read more)
The following Linux-based operating systems have been announced last week: Parted Magic 2012_07_28 and Stella GNU/Linux 6.3. In other news: Google released the 21st version of the Google Chrome web browser. Softpedia Linux Blog news includes articles about Vine Linux 6.1, LibreOffice 3.6.0 RC4, 4MLinux Core 4.0, Bodhi 2.0.1, Scientific Linux 6.3 RC1, Pentoo 2012... (read more)
I keep an eye on Distrowatch frequently to see what distributions have been released and I’m always downloading this one or that one. Some make it onto DLR as a review and some don’t. Today I snagged Vine Linux and thought it would be fun to look at something from Japan.
I’m normally somewhat reticent about [...]