If you're shopping around for a new OS, this set will give you a variety of the latest popular options.
The Cinnamon 1.8 desktop, for instance, will feature fresh applets and desktop widgets.
Based on Slackware, this tiny, 210 MB distro offers a GUI and a variety of preinstalled apps.
Released on Monday, meanwhile, version 3.7 steps up the kernel's ARM support.
Online search results will also expand beyond Amazon with commercial content from more retailers.
Canonical's popular Linux operating system recently got a major update. Here's a brief tour of what you'll find inside this free and open source Windows alternative.
Only Edubuntu and Kubuntu users get true alpha releases in this development cycle.
The activist and free software guru hammered Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' for its integrated Amazon search results.
Based on Xubuntu, this newly updated distro adds a hint of BeOS to the Xfce desktop.
Following a successful crowdfunding effort, two tablets and one mini PC are now available for preorder.