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DistroWatch.com: Point Linux

Point Linux

Last Update: Thursday 17 July 2014 04:51 GMT


Point Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to combine the power of Debian GNU/Linux with the productivity of MATE, the GNOME 2 desktop environment fork. Point Linux provides an easy-to-set-up-and-use distribution for users looking for a fast, stable and predictable desktop.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 76 (200), 6 months: 87 (182), 3 months: 109 (116), 4 weeks: 103 (107), 1 week: 96 (113)


Point Summary
Distribution Point Linux
Home Page http://pointlinux.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forums.pointlinux.org/
Documentation http://wiki.pointlinux.org/
Screenshots http://pointlinux.org/screenshots.htmlLinuxScreenshots.org
Download Mirrors http://pointlinux.org/download.html
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 2.2: Everyday Linux UserDistroWatchBlogspot
13.04: Linux Community (German)
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News
 • 2014-03-05: Distribution Release: Point Linux 2.3
 • 2013-12-31: Development Release: Point Linux 3.0 Beta 1
 • 2013-10-06: Distribution Release: Point Linux 2.2
 • 2013-06-09: Distribution Release: Point Linux 13.04.1

 • More Point news...
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Table Notes and Explanations
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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "kdelibs" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

Feature 3.0-beta1
agni
2.2
taya
Release Date 2013/12/31 2013/10/09
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop MATE MATE
Package Management DEB DEB
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64
Journaled File Systems    
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support Yes Yes
Full Package List 3.0-beta1 2.2
Package 3.0-beta1
agni
2.2
taya
abiword (3.0.0) -- --
alsa-lib (1.0.28) 1.0.27.2 1.0.25
ati-driver (14.10.1006) -- --
bash (4.3) 4.2 4.2
bind (9.10.0-P2) -- --
chromium (36.0.1985.125) -- --
cups (1.7.5) 1.6.4 1.5.3
dhcp (4.3.0) 4.2.4 4.2.2
e2fsprogs (1.42.11) 1.42.8 1.42.5
firefox (31.0) 26.0 24.0
freetype (2.5.3) 2.5.1 2.4.9
gcc (4.9.1) 4.8.2 4.7.2
gimp (2.8.10) -- --
glibc (2.19) 2.17 2.13
gnome-shell (3.12.2) -- --
gnucash (2.6.3) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.17) -- --
grub (2.00) 1.99 1.99
gtk+ (3.12.2) 2.24.22 2.24.10
httpd (2.4.10) 2.4.6 2.2.22
inkscape (0.48.5) -- --
k3b (2.0.2) -- --
kdelibs (4.13.3) -- --
kmod (18) 9 9
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.32.1
libreoffice (4.3.0) 4.1.3 4.1.0
Package 3.0-beta1
agni
2.2
taya
linux (3.15.8) 3.11.10 3.2.39
lxde-common (0.5.5) -- --
mariadb (10.0.12) -- --
mate-desktop (1.8.1) 1.6.0 1.4.2
MesaLib (10.2.4) 9.2.2 8.0.5
mysql (5.6.20) -- --
nautilus (3.12.2) -- --
NVIDIA (340.24) -- --
openbox (3.5.2) -- --
openjdk (7u40) 7u21 6b27
openssh (6.6p1) 6.4p1 6.0p1
openssl (1.0.1h) 1.0.1e 1.0.1e
perl (5.20.0) 5.18.1 5.14.2
php (5.5.15) -- --
postfix (2.11.1) -- 2.9.6
postgresql (9.3.5) -- --
Python (3.4.1) 2.7.5 2.7.3
qt (5.3.1) 4.8.5 4.8.2
samba (4.1.11) 4.0.13 3.6.6
systemd (215) -- --
thunderbird (31.0) 24.1.0 24.0
vim (7.4) 7.4 7.3
vlc (2.1.5) 2.1.2 2.0.3
xfdesktop (4.10.2) -- --
xine-lib (1.2.6) -- --
xorg-server (1.16.0) 1.14.5 1.12.4


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