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DistroWatch.com: wattOS

wattOS

Last Update: Thursday 17 July 2014 04:51 GMT


wattOS is a fast desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Using the lightweight Openbox window manager as its default user interface, the distribution strives to be as energy-efficient as possible so that it can be used on low-specification and recycled computers.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 52 (288), 6 months: 44 (326), 3 months: 59 (259), 4 weeks: 61 (272), 1 week: 48 (283)


wattOS Summary
Distribution wattOS
Home Page http://www.planetwatt.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://www.planetwatt.com/forums
Documentation --
Screenshots http://www.planetwatt.com/albums/view/636LinuxScreenshots.org
Download Mirrors http://www.planetwatt.com/pages/downloads
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews R8: Linux User
R6: Linux UserLunux Za Sve (Croatian)
R5: DarkDuck
R2: FOSSwire
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News
 • 2014-05-11: Distribution Release: wattOS R8
 • 2013-10-10: Distribution Release: wattOS R7.5
 • 2012-08-26: Distribution Release: wattOS R6
 • 2012-02-27: Distribution Release: wattOS R5
 • 2011-08-14: Distribution Release: wattOS R4
 • 2011-01-10: Distribution Release: wattOS R3

 • More wattOS news...
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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 R8 R7.5 R7 R6 R5 R4 R3 R2 Feature
Release Date 2014/05/11 2013/10/10 2013/05/28 2012/08/26 2012/02/27 2011/08/13 2011/01/10 2010/06/23 Release Date
End Of Life                 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
CDs 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 CDs
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop LXDE, MATE, Openbox LXDE, MATE, pekwm LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Office Suite -- -- GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual                 Multilingual
Asian Language Support                 Asian Language Support
Full Package List r8 r7.5 r7 r6 r5 r4 r3 r2 Full Package List
Package R8 R7.5 R7 R6 R5 R4 R3 R2 Package
abiword (3.0.0) -- -- 2.9.2 2.9.2 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.6 2.8.2 abiword (3.0.0)
alsa-lib (1.0.28) 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.22 alsa-lib (1.0.28)
ati-driver (14.301.1001) -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.780 8.723 ati-driver (14.301.1001)
bash (4.3) 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 bash (4.3)
bind (9.10.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.10.1)
chromium (38.0.2125.104) -- 28.0.1500.71 25.0.1364.160 r134367 -- r90304 -- -- chromium (38.0.2125.104)
cups (2.0.0) 1.5.3 1.6.2 1.6.2 -- 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3 cups (2.0.0)
dhcp (4.3.1) 4.2.2 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 3.1.3 dhcp (4.3.1)
e2fsprogs (1.42.12) 1.42.5 1.42.5 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.11 e2fsprogs (1.42.12)
firefox (33.0) 24.5.0 -- -- -- -- -- 3.6.13 3.6.3 firefox (33.0)
freetype (2.5.3) 2.4.9 2.4.11 2.4.11 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 freetype (2.5.3)
gcc (4.9.1) 4.7.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gcc (4.9.1)
gimp (2.8.14) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gimp (2.8.14)
glibc (2.20) 2.18 2.17 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.12.1 2.11.1 glibc (2.20)
gnome-shell (3.14.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.14.1)
gnucash (2.6.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (2.6.4)
gnumeric (1.12.18) -- -- 1.12.1 1.10.17 1.10.17 1.10.13 1.10.8 1.10.1 gnumeric (1.12.18)
grub (2.00) 1.99 2.00 2.00 1.99 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 1.98 grub (2.00)
gtk+ (3.14.4) 3.12.0 3.6.4 3.6.4 3.4.2 3.2.0 2.24.4 2.22.0 2.20.1 gtk+ (3.14.4)
httpd (2.4.10) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.10)
inkscape (0.48.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.48.5)
k3b (2.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (2.0.2)
kdelibs (4.14.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kdelibs (4.14.2)
kmod (18) 9 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- kmod (18)
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 -- -- -- -- -- 2.32.0 2.30.0 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (4.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libreoffice (4.3.2)
Package R8 R7.5 R7 R6 R5 R4 R3 R2 Package
linux (3.17.1) 3.13.10 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.0 2.6.38 2.6.35 2.6.32 linux (3.17.1)
lxde-common (0.5.6) 0.5.5 0.5.0 0.5.0 0.5.0 0.5.0 0.5.0 0.5.0 0.5.0 lxde-common (0.5.6)
mariadb (10.0.14) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.0.14)
mate-desktop (1.8.1) 1.8.0 1.6.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.8.1)
MesaLib (10.3.1) 10.1.0 9.1.4 9.1.1 8.0.3 7.11 7.10.2 7.9git 7.7.1 MesaLib (10.3.1)
mysql (5.6.21) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (5.6.21)
nautilus (3.14.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.14.0)
NVIDIA (343.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.24 NVIDIA (343.22)
openbox (3.5.2) 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 3.4.11.1 3.4.10 openbox (3.5.2)
openjdk (8u20) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6b18 openjdk (8u20)
openssh (6.7p1) 6.0p1 6.1p1 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1 openssh (6.7p1)
openssl (1.0.1j) 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.1 1.0.0e 0.9.8o 0.9.8o 0.9.8k openssl (1.0.1j)
perl (5.20.1) 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.12.4 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1 perl (5.20.1)
php (5.6.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (5.6.2)
postfix (2.11.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (2.11.3)
postgresql (9.3.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (9.3.5)
Python (3.4.2) 2.7.6 2.7.4 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5 Python (3.4.2)
qt (5.3.2) 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 4.8.1 4.7.4 4.7.2 -- -- qt (5.3.2)
samba (4.1.13) 3.6.6 -- -- -- 3.5.11 3.5.8 3.5.4 3.4.7 samba (4.1.13)
systemd (216) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (216)
thunderbird (31.2.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (31.2.0)
vim (7.4) 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 vim (7.4)
vlc (2.1.5) 2.0.3 2.0.8 2.0.6 2.0.3 -- 1.1.9 -- -- vlc (2.1.5)
xfdesktop (4.10.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.10.2)
xine-lib (1.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xine-lib (1.2.6)
xorg-server (1.16.1) 1.12.4 1.13.3 1.13.3 1.11.4 1.10.4 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.7.6 xorg-server (1.16.1)


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