Jan 24

It’s ‘Best Linux Distro’ Time Again

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Who’s going to get bragging rights this year? Last year it was Arch. The year before it was Ubuntu. Call out the troops and get bragging rights by making your favorite our “Best Linux Distro.” Vote for PCLinuxOS!

It’s ‘Best Linux Distro’ Time Again

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Jan 23

Mozilla Firefox 51.0 Now Available

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According to the preliminary changelog, it would appear that Mozilla Firefox 51.0 is improving the video performance for those of us with older computers that don’t have GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) acceleration. Besides using less CPU power, the new Firefox version will also offer you a better full-screen experience. More information here.

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Jan 23

Kernel 4.9.5 available for PCLinuxOS

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The PCLinuxOS kernels have been updated to 4.9.5 and 4.4.44 LTS. Both kernels feature updated video, sound and network drivers. You can install either or both kernels through the Synaptic Package Manager. Greg Kroah-Hartman recently named the 4.9.x branch as a long-term kernel (LTS), yet this is not apparent from kernel.org.

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Jan 16

Release of KDE Frameworks 5.30.0

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This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner. Full announcement can be found here. This update is now available in the PCLinuxOS Software Repository for those who are currently running the KDE Plasma 5 desktop.

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Jan 16

New Software Repository Mirror for PCLinuxOS

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A new software repository mirror is now open for PCLinuxOS hosted by https://www.wearetriple.com/ This mirror rsyncs from nluug.nl every 6 hours.

Open Synaptic, click on Settings, Repositories and New. Copy and paste what is in bold print.

URI: http://pclinuxos.mirror.wearetriple.com/pclinuxos/apt/
Distribution: pclinuxos/64bit
Section(s): x86_64 xfce4 kde

If you are running KDE Plasma 5:
URI: http://pclinuxos.mirror.wearetriple.com/pclinuxos/apt/
Distribution: pclinuxos/64bit
Section(s): x86_64 xfce4 kde5

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