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Bazzite Linux adds support for the Lenovo Legion Go handheld

By Liam Dawe,
Want to get Linux on your Lenovo Legion Go? Bazzite Linux was recently updated and now should be feature complete for the Legion Go so you can get a more SteamOS-like experience for it just like the Steam Deck.

The original SteamOS-like Linux distro HoloISO now dead, replaced with immutable version

By Liam Dawe,
After a while of no updates to the actual ISO download of HoloISO, the creator of this SteamOS-like Linux distribution has announced the original is now dead. As it's being replaced by the newer immutable HoloISO.

SteamOS-like ChimeraOS 45 released with HDR & controller support for many more handhelds

By Liam Dawe,
ChimeraOS is a top choice for people who want a SteamOS-like Linux distribution to run on gaming handhelds, or a couch gaming PC. The latest release is out now with ChimeraOS 45 bringing big changes.

SteamOS alternative Bazzite v2.2 out now with lots of enhancements

By Liam Dawe,
Need something similar to SteamOS for your desktop or handhelds like the Steam Deck? The latest release of Bazzite with version 2.2 sounds like it just keeps getting better.

Edge ISO available for Linux Mint 21.3 with newer Linux kernel

By Liam Dawe,
The Linux Mint team have announced the release of the Edge ISO for the latest Linux Mint 21.3, making it easier to use with newer hardware.

winesapOS, the portable SteamOS-like Linux distro gets improved hardware support

By Liam Dawe,
If you have a system you wish to try out Linux on for gaming be it an Apple Mac, a PC with Windows or anything else - perhaps give winesapOS a little try as you might find this SteamOS-like distribution to your liking.

Linux Mint 21.3 released with Cinnamon 6.0 and experimental Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
One of the easiest Linux distributions to use, Linux Mint, has a major new release available with Linux Mint 21.3 'Virginia' now officially released. This is probably one of their biggest releases in quite some time.

Linux Mint planning an upgraded EDGE ISO with kernel 6.5

By Liam Dawe,
For people wanting to install Linux Mint on newer devices, the Linux Mint team have announced a plan to update their EDGE ISOs with a later Linux kernel in the latest blog post.

Fedora Asahi Remix 39 brings Linux to Apple Silicon Macs

By Liam Dawe,
Have one of those fancy Apple Silicon Macs? Want to pop Linux on it? Check out Fedora Asahi Remix 39, the newly released Asahi Linux flagship distribution.

Linux Mint 21.3 Beta out now with experimental Wayland support for Cinnamon

By Liam Dawe,
Linux Mint 21.3 is due to release soon with a first Beta now available, coming with the Cinnamon 6.0 desktop with experimental Wayland support.

Xorg is dead, long live Wayland - Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) dropping Xorg

By Liam Dawe,
Some interesting Linux industry news for you here, as the long road towards Wayland by default everywhere is taking another big step with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) removing the Xorg server and other X servers (except Xwayland) from RHEL 10 and the following releases.

SteamOS-like Linux package Bazzite 2.0 is out now for Steam Deck and desktop

By Liam Dawe,
If you want an alternative to SteamOS (or Steam Deck OS as Valve sometimes decides to call it) for your Steam Deck, desktop PC or living room gaming machine - Bazzite is an interesting pick.

Fedora Linux 39 is out now with GNOME 45, Linux kernel 6.5

By Liam Dawe,
The Fedora team announced the release of Fedora Linux 39 yesterday November 7th, bringing with it GNOME 45 and a ton of other improvements for one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions.

Ubuntu Desktop 23.10 now available again after the recent hostile translation

By Liam Dawe,
Good news for those looking to download Ubuntu Desktop 23.10, as the recent issue involving a hostile translation has been solved and so the downloads are up again.

Ubuntu 23.10 download got pulled down due to a malicious translation

By Liam Dawe,
Canonical announced shortly after the release of Ubuntu 23.10 that the official downloads were pulled, as there was hate speech identified from a malicious contributor in some of their translations.

Ubuntu 23.10 'Mantic Minotaur' is out now

By Liam Dawe,
The latest upgrade to Ubuntu and the many flavours like Kubuntu and Xubuntu is out now with Ubuntu 23.10 "Mantic Minotaur". Are you ready to update?

Raspberry Pi OS upgraded based on Debian 12 'Bookworm'

By Liam Dawe,
Along with the newer Raspberry Pi 5, there's also now the release of the latest upgraded version of the Raspberry Pi OS based on Debian 12 'Bookworm' giving you a big bump to various software included.

ChimeraOS Linux 44 out now with improved support for various handhelds

By Liam Dawe,
ChimeraOS is a Linux distribution designed for gamers, especially if you're wanting to get something similar to SteamOS on a handheld similar to the Steam Deck like the ROG Ally.

Ubuntu 23.10 'Mantic Minotaur' Beta now available

By Liam Dawe,
Here's your chance to test and get in early on the next Ubuntu release with Ubuntu 23.10 'Mantic Minotaur' Beta now available across standard Ubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Cinnamon, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu Unity, and Xubuntu flavours.

Linux Mint Debian Edition 6 'Faye' enters Beta

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you who want a stable Linux distribution with the Cinnamon desktop, Linux Mint Debian Edition seems like a nice choice and the latest release is now in Beta.
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