Linux Weekly Roundup #289

Greetings, Linux enthusiasts!

Latest Linux Releases

The Linux community has been bustling with activity this week, bringing us several exciting new releases. Let's take a closer look at what's new in the world of Linux distributions:

  • Linux Mint 22 Beta: This popular Ubuntu-based distribution known for its user-friendly interface and stability has released its beta version, giving users a sneak peek at upcoming features.
  • Manjaro 24.0.4: The latest update to this Arch-based distro brings improved hardware support and package updates.
  • OpenMandriva 24.07 RC "ROME": This release candidate brings us closer to the next major version of OpenMandriva, promising enhanced performance and new features.
  • Calculate Linux 20240705: This Gentoo-based distribution has rolled out its latest update, focusing on system optimizations and package upgrades.
  • Bluestar Linux 6.9.7: The newest version of this Arch-based distro offers cutting-edge software and a customized desktop environment.

Why These Releases Matter

These new releases represent the ongoing evolution of Linux distributions, each catering to different user needs and preferences. Whether you're looking for stability, cutting-edge features, or a balance of both, there's likely a distribution that fits your requirements.

Linux Mint, for instance, continues to be a go-to choice for users transitioning from Windows due to its familiar interface and ease of use. Manjaro, on the other hand, offers a more customizable experience with the latest software packages, appealing to more advanced users who want control over their system.

Staying Informed

Keeping up with these releases allows you to take advantage of the latest features, security updates, and performance improvements. It's a testament to the vibrant Linux community and the constant innovation in open-source software.

For those interested in trying out these new releases or learning more about them, you can find download links and detailed information at This resource is invaluable for staying up-to-date with the latest in the Linux world.


The Linux ecosystem continues to thrive, offering users a wide array of choices to suit their computing needs. Whether you're a long-time Linux user or just starting your open-source journey, these new releases demonstrate the ongoing commitment to innovation and improvement in the Linux community.

Stay curious, keep exploring, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility that Linux provides!

Best regards,
Johan Seyfferdt
Linux Made Simple