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Linux Distribution Releases (December 2017)

Debian 9.3

Release Date: December 9, 2017

Marking the third update of Debian “stretch,” Debian 9.3 was released with tons of security updates, bug fixes, etc. To be precise, 9.3 was shipped with 68 bug fixes and 56 updates. Find more information here.

Bodhi Linux 4.4.0

Release Date: December 8, 2017

Ranked #1 on the best lightweight Linux distro list of Fossbytes, latest Bodhi Linux 4.4.0 was released 3 months after version 4.3.1. It was a normal update release to keep all packages updated. Find more about Bodhi 4.4.0 here on Fossbytes.

Peppermint 8 Respin

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Release Date: December 8, 2017

The latest version of Peppermint OS was shipped in the form of Peppermint 8 Respin. Based on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, it ships with a hybrid LXDE-Xfce desktop with LXDE desktop and Xfce bottom panel. This release is powered by Linux 4.10.0-40 kernel from HWE. Find more information here.

Puppy Linux 7.5

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Release Date: December 6, 2017

Puppy Linux 7.5 was released in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Based on Ubuntu 16.04 base, this lightweight distro runs entirely in RAM. Find more information here on Fossbytes