Linux Distributions Being Released in November 2016

Linux Distribution Releases

Fedora 25


Release Date: November 15

Fedora 25, the final release of it’s next major version is due to arrive in November 15. The changes involved in this new version are switching to Wayland by default, as result, replaces Legacy X11 display system. You can always select the older version(The X11 system), in the event one comes across an issue. Furthermore, changes like the GNOME 3.22, Fedora media writer, an improved Flatpack support in the software tool have all been newly integrated into the Fedora Workstation.

Fedora 25 Release Schedule

openSUSE 42.2


Release Date: November 16

The new operating system openSUSE comes in two versions whereas, the openSUSE Leap comes out as the regular release. However, openSUSE Tumbleweed is the stable version for all of its softwares. You will notice that earlier this month Last Release Candidate was released for openSUSE Leap 42.2 but has been followed up by the its final release on November 11. This versions is by default using the Btrfs file system selection.

openSUSE Roadmap

Linux Mint 18.1


Release Date: November/December

The exact date of Linux Mint 18.1’s release is unknown (at the time of this article) but is expected to arrive either at the end of this month or in December. The official codename of this release is known to be “Serena” as it is expected to be supported up until 2021 and it is a derivative of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS. For any of you developers or users of Linux Mint 18 Sarah, upgrading from this platform would be easily made by simply using Mint’s Update Manager.

Linux Mint Blog

About The Author
Martins Okoi
Computer Science enthusiasts with a passion for learning new things. In my spare time, I listen to music, read like a compiler, and learn like an A.I algorithm.

Leave a Response