• Home Page, Headlines
 • DW Weekly, Comments
 • Packages, Package Management
 • Glossary, FAQ, Mobile Site
 • Search, Sitemap
 • Major Distributions
 • Submit Distribution
 • Upcoming Releases
 • About DistroWatch
 • Page Hit Ranking
 • Advertise
 • CryptoCoin.cc

DistroWatch.com: Chakra GNU/Linux

Chakra GNU/Linux

Last Update: 2017-03-14 23:33 UTC


Chakra GNU/Linux is a user-friendly and powerful distribution and live CD originally forked from Arch Linux. It features a graphical installer, automatic hardware detection and configuration, the latest KDE desktop, and a variety of tools and extras.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 73 (168), 6 months: 64 (193), 3 months: 50 (245), 4 weeks: 23 (451), 1 week: 37 (321)

Average visitor rating: 8.67/10 from 3 review(s).


Chakra Summary
Distribution Chakra GNU/Linux
Home Page https://chakralinux.org/
Mailing Lists https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/chakra-develhttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/chakra-packagers
User Forums https://chakralinux.org/forum
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://chakralinux.org/wiki
Screenshots LinuxQuestions.orgDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts LinuxQuestions.org
Download Mirrors https://chakralinux.org/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker https://chakralinux.org/bugtracker
Related Websites Chakra BrazilChakra ItalyChakra Spain
Reviews 2015: DistroWatchEveryday Linux User
2014: DedoimedoDistroWatchBlogspotDistroWatchBlogspot
2013: ABC Linuxu (Czech) • DistroWatchLinuxBSDos
2012: DedoimedoLinuxBSDosLinux UserLinuxBSDosDistroWatchLWNBlogspotLinuxBSDos
2011: LinuxBSDosLinuxBSDosDedoimedoDistroWatchLinux Review (Farsi) • Linux UserLinuxBSDos
0.x: DistroWatchBlogspotBlogspot
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-03-14: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2017.03
 • 2016-03-01: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2016.02
 • 2015-11-09: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2015.11
 • 2015-03-12: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2015.03
 • 2014-11-12: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.11
 • 2014-10-01: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.09
 • 2014-05-21: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.05
 • 2014-02-04: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2014.02
 • 2013-09-22: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2013.09
 • 2013-05-30: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2013.05
 • 2013-03-10: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2013.03
 • 2013-02-10: Distribution Release: Chakra GNU/Linux 2013.02
 • More Chakra releases...

Table Notes and Explanations

(Please refer to the table below.)
  • Select view:
  • To compare the software in this project to the software available in other distributions, please see our Compare Packages page.
  • 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" and "plasma-desktop" packages 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.

Linux Media
Linux Mint 18.1$5.95
Ubuntu 16.10$5.95
Debian 8.7.1$2.95
openSUSE 42.2$5.95
CentOS 7.3.1611$5.95
Fedora 25$5.95
Arch 2017.03$5.95
USB Flash Drives
Linux Mint 18.1 8GB$14.95
Ubuntu 16.10 8GB$14.95
Fedora 25 8GB$14.95

Free Shipping on orders over $20
Professional Quality
Click here to visit OSDisc.com now


Free Tech Guides

NEW! The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit



FREE FOR LIMITED TIME! Automating the continuous deployment pipeline with containerized microservices

FREE 462-page eBook



Free Tech Guides

Bash Guide for Beginners



Get started with Bash scripting

Download your complimentary 168-page eBook now



Parted Magic

Parted Magic - a complete hard disk management solution

Parted Magic - a complete hard disk management solution

Disk Partitioning • Disk Cloning • Data Rescue • Disk Erasing • Benchmarking


Feature 2017.03
goedel
2016.02
ian
2015.11
fermi
2015.03
euler
2014.05
descartes
2014.02
curie
2013.09
fritz
2013.05
benz
2013.01
claire
2012.07
archimedes
2011.12
edn
2011.04-r2
aida
0.3.2 0.2.4 Feature
Release Date 2017-03-14 2016-02-29 2015-11-08 2015-03-12 2014-05-21 2014-02-03 2013-09-22 2013-05-30 2013-01-06 2012-07-03 2011-12-18 2011-07-17 2011-01-30 2010-11-23 Release Date
End Of Life                             End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 1 1 CDs
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE Default Desktop
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Package Management
Office Suite Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra, LibreOffice LibreOffice -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Journaled File Systems                             Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ca, cz, de, dk, en, es, nl, pt ca, cz, de, dk, en, es, nl, pt Multilingual
Asian Language Support ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja ja -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 2017.03 2016.02 2015.11 2015.03 2014.05 2014.02 2013.09 2013.05 2013.01 2012.07 2011.12 2011.04-r2 0.3.2 0.2.4 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.07
  Number of packages: 866 (download as TXT)
  ------------------------------------------------------------------
  •  a52dec 0.7.4-5
  •  aalib 1.4rc5-7
  •  acl 2.2.51-3
  •  acpi_call 20120613-2
  •  akonadi 1.7.2-1
  •  alsa-firmware 1.0.25-4
  •  alsa-lib 1.0.25-3
  •  alsa-oss 1.0.25-3
  •  alsa-utils 1.0.25-4
  •  amarok 2.5.0-4
  •  aspell 0.60.6.1-1
  •  ati-dri 8.0.3-1
  •  attica 0.2.0-1
  •  attr 2.4.46-3
  •  aufs3-util 20120607-2
  •  autoconf 2.68-3
  •  automake 1.11.3-1
  •  automoc4 0.9.88-1
  •  avahi 0.6.31-2
  •  b43-fwcutter 015-1
  •  bangarang 2.1-1
  •  bash 4.2.020-1
  •  bash-completion 1.3-1
  •  bc 1.06-9
  •  beautiful-soup 3.2.0-1
  •  bin86 0.16.18-2
  •  binutils 2.22-1
  •  bison 2.5-3
  •  bluedevil 1.2.3-1
  •  bluez 4.99-1
  •  bluez-firmware 1.2-6
  •  boost-libs 1.48.0-4
  •  bzip2 1.0.6-3
  •  ca-certificates 20110502-3
  •  cairo 1.10.2-4
  •  calibre 0.8.57-1
  •  calligra-braindump 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-filters 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-flow 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-handbook 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-interfaces 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-karbon 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-kexi 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-kounavail 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-krita 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-libs 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-pics 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-plan 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-plugins 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-servicetypes 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-sheets 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-stage 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-templates 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-thesaurus-doc 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-tools 2.4.3-1
  •  calligra-words 2.4.3-1
  •  carl9170-fw 1.9.4-2
  •  cbundle 0.4.6.10-2
  •  ccr 4.0.1-6
  •  cdemu-client 1.4.0-4
  •  cdemu-daemon 1.4.0-6
  •  cdparanoia 10.2-3
  •  cdrdao 1.2.3-6
  •  cdrkit 1.1.11-1
  •  celt 0.11.1-7
  •  chakra-gtk-config 1.7-3
  •  chakra-hardware-detection 20120301-1
  •  chakra-signatures 2011.09-1
  •  cherrypy 3.2.2-1
  •  chmlib 0.40-2
  •  cifs-utils 5.3-1
  •  cinstall 0.4.7.5-1
  •  cln 1.3.2-1
  •  cloog 0.17.0-2
  •  compositeproto 0.4.2-1
  •  consolekit 0.4.5-4
  •  coreutils 8.17-1
  •  cpufrequtils 008-1
  •  cracklib 2.8.18-2
  •  crda 1.1.2-2
  •  create-resources 0.1.3-1
  •  cryptsetup 1.4.2-1
  •  cups 1.5.3-1
  •  cups-pdf 2.5.1-1
  •  curl 7.21.6-2
  •  cyrus-sasl-plugins 2.1.23-9
  •  damageproto 1.2.1-1
  •  db 4.8.30-2
  •  dbus 1.4.14-2
  •  dbus-c++ 0.9.0-1
  •  dbus-core 1.4.14-4
  •  dbus-glib 0.94-2
  •  dbus-python 0.84.0-3
  •  dcron 4.5-3
  •  ddcxinfo-arch 0.8-2
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.19-1
  •  device-mapper 2.02.95-2
  •  dhcpcd 5.2.12-4
  •  dialog 1.1_20110302-2
  •  diffutils 3.0-3
  •  dirmngr 1.1.0-1
  •  dmidecode 2.11-1
  •  dmxproto 2.3.1-1
  •  dnsutils 9.8.0.P1-2
  •  docbook-xml 4.5-6
  •  docbook-xsl 1.75.2-3
  •  dosfstools 3.0.12-1
  •  dri2proto 2.6-1
  •  dvd+rw-tools 7.1-3
  •  dvgrab 3.5-1
  •  e2fsprogs 1.41.14-2
  •  ebook-tools 0.2.1-2
  •  ed 1.6-1
  •  efibootmgr 0.5.4-2
  •  eject 2.1.5-5
  •  emovix 0.9.0-5
  •  enca 1.13-2
  •  enchant 1.6.0-3
  •  eventlog 0.2.12-2
  •  exiv2 0.21.1-1
  •  expat 2.0.1-7
  •  faac 1.28-2
  •  faad2 2.7-1
  •  fakechroot 2.16-1
  •  fakeroot 1.18.2-1
  •  farstream 0.1.2-1
  •  ffmpeg 0.10.3-1
  •  fftw 3.2.2-1
  •  file 5.10-1
  •  filesystem 2012.2-3
  •  findutils 4.4.2-4
  •  fixesproto 5.0-1
  •  flac 1.2.1-8
  •  flex 2.5.35-5
  •  fontcacheproto 0.1.3-2
  •  fontconfig 2.8.0-3
  •  fontsproto 2.1.1-1
  •  foomatic-db 4.0.5_20100927-1
  •  foomatic-db-engine 4.0.5_20100927-1
  •  foomatic-filters 4.0.5_20100927-1
  •  freeglut 2.6.0-2
  •  freetype2 2.4.7-1
  •  frei0r-plugins 1.3-2
  •  fribidi 0.19.2-1
  •  fuse 2.8.6-1
  •  gamin 0.1.10-1
  •  gavl 1.1.2-1
  •  gawk 3.1.8-3
  •  gcc 4.7.0-1
  •  gcc-libs 4.7.0-1
  •  gd 2.0.36RC1-3
  •  gdb 7.3.1-1
  •  gdbm 1.10-1
  •  gdk-pixbuf2 2.26.1-1
  •  gen-init-cpio 2.6.36-2
  •  gettext 0.18.1.1-3
  •  ghostscript 9.05-1
  •  giflib 4.1.6-3
  •  glew 1.5.8-1
  •  glib2 2.32.1-1
  •  glibc 2.15-1
  •  glibmm 2.32.0-1
  •  glibmm-docs 2.32.0-1
  •  glproto 1.4.14-1
  •  gmp 5.0.4-1
  •  gnupg 1.4.11-2
  •  gnupg2 2.0.18-1
  •  gnutls 2.12.7-2
  •  gobject-introspection 1.32.1-1
  •  gpgme 1.3.1-1
  •  gpm 1.20.6-7
  •  gpsd 3.4-1
  •  gptfdisk 0.8.4-1
  •  grantlee-git 20101019-2
  •  grep 2.9-2
  •  groff 1.21-2
  •  grub2-bios 1.99-9
  •  grub2-common 1.99-9
  •  grub2-editor 0.5.8-1
  •  grub2-efi-x32 1.99-9
  •  gsfonts 1.0.7pre44-2
  •  gsl 1.14-1
  •  gsm 1.0.13-1
  •  gstreamer0.10 0.10.36-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-bad 0.10.23-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-bad-plugins 0.10.23-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-base 0.10.36-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-base-plugins 0.10.36-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg 0.10.11-3
  •  gstreamer0.10-good 0.10.31-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-good-plugins 0.10.31-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-ugly 0.10.19-1
  •  gstreamer0.10-ugly-plugins 0.10.19-1
  •  gutenprint 5.2.7-3
  •  gzip 1.4-3
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.12-1
  •  hplip 3.12.4-1
  •  hunspell 1.3.2-1
  •  hwd 5.5.2-2
  •  hwdetect 2011.06-1
  •  hwids 20120512-1
  •  hwinfo 19.1-1
  •  iana-etc 2.30-2
  •  iasl 20110527-2
  •  icoutils 0.29.1-1
  •  icu 4.6-3
  •  ilmbase 1.0.2-1
  •  imagemagick 6.6.6.10-2
  •  imagewriter 1.9-2
  •  imlib2 1.4.4-1
  •  initscripts-live 2012.05-2
  •  inputproto 2.0.2-1
  •  intel-dri 8.0.3-1
  •  iproute2 2.6.35-2
  •  iptables 1.4.10-2
  •  iputils 20100214-5
  •  ipw2100-fw 1.3-6
  •  ipw2200-fw 3.1-4
  •  isl 0.09-1
  •  isl3887usb-firmware 2-3
  •  isl3890-firmware 2-4
  •  iso-codes 3.14-1
  •  iw 0.9.22-2
  •  jack 0.121.3-7
  •  jansson 2.1-1
  •  jasper 1.900.1-6
  •  jfsutils 1.1.15-1
  •  jshon 20110803-1
  •  json-c 0.9-1
  •  k3b 2.0.2-4
  •  kactivities 4.8.3-2
  •  kbd 1.15.3-2
  •  kbproto 1.0.5-1
  •  kcm-ufw 0.4.3-1
  •  kdeadmin-kcron 4.8.3-3
  •  kdeadmin-ksystemlog 4.8.3-3
  •  kdeadmin-kuser 4.8.3-3
  •  kdeadmin-system-config-printer 4.8.3-3
  •  kde-baseapps 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-baseapps-dolphin 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-baseapps-konsole 4.8.3-2
  •  kdebindings-pykde4 4.8.3-2
  •  kdebindings-smokegen 4.8.3-2
  •  kdebindings-smokekde 4.8.3-2
  •  kdebindings-smokeqt 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-common 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeedu-marble 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegames-common 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegames-kpat 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-gwenview 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-kgamma 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-ksaneplugin 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-ksnapshot 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-libkdcraw 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-libkexiv2 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-libkipi 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-libksane 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-okular 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-strigi-analyzer 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-svgpart 4.8.3-2
  •  kdegraphics-thumbnailers 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-kdm-themes-ronak 1.0.2-1
  •  kde-ksplash-themes-ronak 1.0.1-1
  •  kde-l10n-ar 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-bg 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-bs 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ca 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ca@valencia 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-cs 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-da 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-de 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-el 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-en_gb 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-es 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-et 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-eu 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-fa 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-fi 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-fr 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ga 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-gl 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-he 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-hr 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-hu 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ia 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-id 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-is 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-it 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ja 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-kk 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-km 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ko 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-lt 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-lv 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-nb 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-nds 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-nl 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-nn 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-pa 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-pl 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-pt 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-pt_BR 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ro 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ru 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-si 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-sk 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-sl 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-sr 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-sv 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-tg 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-th 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-tr 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-ug 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-uk 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-vi 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-wa 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-zh_CN 4.8.3-1
  •  kde-l10n-zh_TW 4.8.3-1
  •  kdelibs 4.8.3-2
  •  kdemultimedia-common 4.8.3-2
  •  kdemultimedia-kmix 4.8.3-2
  •  kdenetwork-kget 4.8.3-3
  •  kdenetwork-kppp 4.8.3-3
  •  kdenlive 0.9.2-1
  •  kdepimlibs 4.8.3-2
  •  kdepim-runtime 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeplasma-addons-applets-icontasks 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeplasma-applets-networkmanagement 0.9.0.3-1
  •  kdeplasma-applets-welcome-plasmoid 0.3.7-1
  •  kde-plasma-themes-ronak 1.0.1-1
  •  kde-runtime 4.8.3-2
  •  kdesdk-kate 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeutils-ark 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeutils-kgpg 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeutils-printer-applet 4.8.3-2
  •  kdeutils-sweeper 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-wallpapers-ronak 4.8.3-2
  •  kde-workspace 4.8.3-2
  •  keyutils 1.4-2
  •  khrplatform-devel 8.0.3-1
  •  kmod 8-1
  •  krb5 1.9.3-2
  •  ktp-accounts-kcm 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-approver 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-auth-handler 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-call-ui 0.4.0-4
  •  ktp-common-internals 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-contact-applet 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-contact-list 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-filetransfer-handler 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-kded-integration-module 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-presence-applet 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-send-file 0.4.0-1
  •  ktp-text-ui 0.4.0-4
  •  kwebkitpart 1.2-1
  •  ladspa 1.13-6
  •  lame 3.98.4-1
  •  lcms 1.19-1
  •  lcms2 2.1-1
  •  less 443-2
  •  libao 1.1.0-5
  •  libarchive 3.0.3-1
  •  libass 0.10.0-1
  •  libassuan 2.0.2-1
  •  libasyncns 0.8-1
  •  libatasmart 0.17-1
  •  libavc1394 0.5.4-1
  •  libbluedevil 1.9.2-1
  •  libbluray 0.2.1-1
  •  libcaca 0.99.beta17-1
  •  libcanberra 0.28-3
  •  libcanberra-gstreamer 0.28-3
  •  libcap 2.22-1
  •  libcdaudio 0.99.12-5
  •  libcddb 1.3.2-2
  •  libcdio 0.82-1
  •  libconfig 1.4.8-1
  •  libcroco 0.6.2-1
  •  libcups 1.5.3-1
  •  libdaemon 0.14-1
  •  libdatrie 0.2.5-1
  •  libdbusmenu-qt 0.9.0-1
  •  libdc1394 2.1.4-1
  •  libdca 0.0.5-2
  •  libdiscid 0.2.2-1
  •  libdjvu 3.5.22-3
  •  libdmtx 0.7.2-2
  •  libdmx 1.1.1-1
  •  libdrm 2.4.33-1
  •  libdv 1.0.0-3
  •  libdvdnav 4.2.0-1
  •  libdvdread 4.2.0-1
  •  libedit 20110802_3.0-1
  •  libegl 8.0.3-1
  •  libexif 0.6.19-1
  •  libffado 2.0.1.1-4
  •  libffi 3.0.10-1
  •  libfontenc 1.1.0-1
  •  libgcrypt 1.5.0-3
  •  libgl 8.0.3-1
  •  libglapi 8.0.3-1
  •  libgles 8.0.3-1
  •  libgme 0.5.5-1
  •  libgpg-error 1.10-3
  •  libgphoto2-nolimit 2.4.14-2
  •  libical 0.44-1
  •  libice 1.0.7-1
  •  libid3tag 0.15.1b-4
  •  libidn 1.16-1
  •  libiec61883 1.2.0-3
  •  libieee1284 0.2.11-3
  •  libindicate 0.2.3-4
  •  libindicate-qt 0.2.2-3
  •  libiodbc 3.52.8-1
  •  libjpeg-turbo 1.1.1-4
  •  libksba 1.2.0-1
  •  libktorrent 1.2.0-1
  •  liblastfm 0.3.3-6
  •  libldap 2.4.24-2
  •  liblqr 0.4.1-1
  •  liblrdf 0.5.0-1
  •  libltdl 2.4.2-3
  •  libmad 0.15.1b-4
  •  libmicrohttpd 0.9.12-1
  •  libmikmod 3.1.12-3
  •  libmirage 1.4.0-4
  •  libmms 0.6.2-1
  •  libmng 1.0.10-3
  •  libmodplug 0.8.8.3-1
  •  libmp4v2 1.9.1-1
  •  libmpc 0.9-2
  •  libmpcdec 1.2.6-2
  •  libmpeg2 0.5.1-2
  •  libmysqlclient 5.5.14-1
  •  libnice 0.1.0-1
  •  libnl 1.1-3
  •  libnotify 0.7.4-1
  •  libofa 0.9.3-2
  •  libogg 1.3.0-4
  •  libpcap 1.1.1-2
  •  libpciaccess 0.12.1-1
  •  libpipeline 1.2.0-2
  •  libpng12 1.2.43-1
  •  libpng 1.4.4-1
  •  libproxy 0.4.6-2
  •  libpulse 2.0-1
  •  libpurple 2.10.4-1
  •  libqalculate 0.9.7-2
  •  libqtgtl 0.9.1-1
  •  libqzeitgeist 0.8.0-1
  •  libraw1394 2.0.7-1
  •  librsvg 2.32.1-2
  •  libsamplerate 0.1.8-4
  •  libsasl 2.1.23-6
  •  libshout 2.3.0-3
  •  libsidplay 1.36.59-4
  •  libsigc++ 2.2.10-2
  •  libsm 1.2.0-1
  •  libsndfile 1.0.25-4
  •  libsoup 2.34.2-2
  •  libspectre 0.2.6-1
  •  libspnav 0.2.2-1
  •  libssh 0.5.2-1
  •  libssh2 1.2.7-2
  •  libstdc++5 3.3.6-3
  •  libtasn1 2.9-2
  •  libthai 0.1.16-1
  •  libtheora 1.1.1-7
  •  libtiff 3.9.4-1
  •  libtool 2.4.2-3
  •  libusb-compat 0.1.4-1
  •  libusbx 1.0.11-1
  •  libva 1.0.15-4
  •  libvdpau 0.4.1-1
  •  libvisual 0.4.0-3
  •  libvorbis 1.3.3-3
  •  libvpx 0.9.6-2
  •  libwmf 0.2.8.4-9
  •  libx11 1.4.4-2
  •  libx86 1.1-3
  •  libx86emu 1.1-2
  •  libxau 1.0.6-2
  •  libxaw 1.0.9-1
  •  libxcb 1.8-1
  •  libxcomposite 0.4.3-1
  •  libxcursor 1.1.12-1
  •  libxdamage 1.1.3-1
  •  libxdmcp 1.1.0-2
  •  libxext 1.2.0-1
  •  libxfixes 5.0-1
  •  libxfont 1.4.4-1
  •  libxfontcache 1.0.5-2
  •  libxft 2.2.0-1
  •  libxi 1.4.3-1
  •  libxinerama 1.1.1-1
  •  libxkbfile 1.0.7-1
  •  libxklavier 5.0-1
  •  libxml2 2.7.8-2
  •  libxml++ 2.34.2-1
  •  libxmu 1.1.0-1
  •  libxpm 3.5.9-1
  •  libxrandr 1.3.2-1
  •  libxrender 0.9.6-1
  •  libxres 1.0.5-1
  •  libxslt 1.1.26-3
  •  libxss 1.2.1-1
  •  libxt 1.1.1-1
  •  libxtst 1.2.0-1
  •  libxv 1.0.6-1
  •  libxvmc 1.0.6-1
  •  libxxf86dga 1.1.2-1
  •  libxxf86misc 1.0.2-2
  •  libxxf86vm 1.1.1-1
  •  libzip 0.10-1
  •  licenses 2.6-2
  •  linux 3.4.3-1
  •  linux-api-headers 3.2.8-1
  •  linux-atm 2.5.1-2
  •  linux-firmware 20120227-3
  •  linux-headers 3.4.3-1
  •  llvm 3.0-1
  •  lm_sensors 3.3.2-2
  •  logrotate 3.7.9-2
  •  loudmouth 1.4.3-1
  •  lsb-release 1.4-4
  •  lsof 4.83-1
  •  lua 5.1.4-4
  •  lvm2 2.02.95-2
  •  lxsplit 0.2.4-1
  •  lzo2 2.04-2
  •  lzop 1.02rc1-4
  •  m4 1.4.16-2
  •  madwifi 0.9.4.4173-8
  •  madwifi-utils 0.9.4.4173-1
  •  mailx 8.1.1-8
  •  make 3.82-1
  •  man-db 2.6.0.2-1
  •  man-pages 3.32-2
  •  mcpp 2.7.2-2
  •  mdadm 3.2.5-2
  •  media-player-info 16-1
  •  mesa 8.0.3-1
  •  mesa-demos 8.0.1-2.1
  •  minitube 1.7.1-1
  •  mjpegtools 2.0.0-2
  •  mkinitcpio 0.8.8-1
  •  mkinitcpio-busybox 1.19.4-2
  •  mkinitcpio-nfs-utils 0.3-1
  •  mlocate 0.24-2
  •  mlt 0.7.8-2
  •  mobile-broadband-provider-info 20120621-1
  •  modemmanager 0.5.2.0-2
  •  mpfr 3.1.0.p7-2
  •  musicbrainz 3.0.3-2
  •  mysql 5.5.14-1
  •  mysql-clients 5.5.14-1
  •  nano 2.2.6-2
  •  nbd 2.9.21a-1
  •  ncurses 5.9-2
  •  ndiswrapper 1.57-6
  •  neon 0.29.6-3
  •  netcfg 2.8.3-1
  •  netkit-bsd-finger 0.17-6
  •  net-snmp 5.5-5
  •  nettle 2.1-3
  •  net-tools 1.60-15
  •  networkmanager 0.9.4.0-2
  •  networkmanager-dispatcher-ntpd 1.0-2
  •  networkmanager-openconnect 0.9.2.0-1
  •  networkmanager-openvpn 0.9.2.0-1
  •  networkmanager-pptp 0.9.2.0-1
  •  networkmanager-vpnc 0.9.2.0-1
  •  nmap 6.01-1
  •  nouveau-dri 8.0.3-1
  •  nspr 4.9-1
  •  nss 3.13.3-1
  •  ntfs-3g 2012.1.15-2
  •  ntp 4.2.6.p4-4
  •  ntrack 13-2
  •  obex-data-server 0.4.5-3
  •  obexd-client 0.40-1
  •  openconnect 3.14-1
  •  opencore-amr 0.1.2-1
  •  opencv 2.4.0-3
  •  openexr 1.7.0-1
  •  opengtl 0.9.15.1-2
  •  openjpeg 1.4-1
  •  openobex 1.5-3
  •  openslp 1.2.1-3
  •  openssh 5.9p1-2
  •  openssl 1.0.0.d-2
  •  openvpn 2.1.4-3
  •  orc 0.4.16-3
  •  os-prober 1.49-1
  •  oxygen-gtk2 1.2.4-2
  •  oxygen-gtk-icons 2.5.0-6
  •  oxygen-icons 4.8.3-2
  •  p7zip 9.04-2
  •  pacman 4.0.2-2
  •  pacman-mirrorlist 20120523-1
  •  pam 1.1.3-3
  •  pango 1.30.0-1
  •  papyon 0.5.6-1
  •  parted 3.0-1
  •  patch 2.6.1-2
  •  pciutils 3.1.9-2
  •  pcmciautils 018-3
  •  pcre 8.11-2
  •  perl 5.14.2-1
  •  perl-encode-locale 1.03-1
  •  perl-file-listing 6.04-1
  •  perl-html-parser 3.69-1
  •  perl-html-tagset 3.20-3
  •  perl-http-cookies 6.01-1
  •  perl-http-daemon 6.01-1
  •  perl-http-date 6.01-1
  •  perl-http-message 6.03-1
  •  perl-http-negotiate 6.01-1
  •  perl-libwww 6.04-1
  •  perl-lwp-mediatypes 6.02-1
  •  perl-net-http 6.03-1
  •  perl-uri 1.59-1
  •  perl-www-robotrules 6.02-1
  •  phonon 4.6.0-4
  •  phonon-backend-gstreamer 4.6.0-3
  •  pinentry 0.8.1-1
  •  pixman 0.24.0-1
  •  pkgconfig 0.25-2
  •  pm-quirks 0.20100619-2
  •  pmtools 20110323-2
  •  pm-utils 1.4.1-1
  •  podofo 0.9.1-1
  •  polkit 0.102-1
  •  polkit-kde-agent 0.99.0-2
  •  polkit-qt 0.103.0-1
  •  poppler 0.16.7-1
  •  poppler-data 0.4.4-1
  •  poppler-qt 0.16.7-1
  •  popt 1.16-3
  •  postgresql-libs 9.1.2-3
  •  ppl 0.12.1-1
  •  ppp 2.4.5-3
  •  pptpclient 1.7.2-3
  •  prison 1.0-2
  •  procps 3.2.8-3
  •  progsreiserfs 0.3.0.5-6
  •  psmisc 22.11-2
  •  pth 2.0.7-3
  •  pycairo 1.8.10-3
  •  pycrypto 2.3-2
  •  pycups 1.9.61-1
  •  pygobject 2.26.0-1
  •  pyopenssl 0.10-2
  •  pyqt 4.9-1
  •  pysmbc 1.0.13-1
  •  python2 2.7.3-1
  •  python-cssutils 0.9.9-1
  •  python-dateutil 1.5-2
  •  python-dnspython 1.8.0-3
  •  python-imaging 1.1.7-2
  •  python-lxml 2.3.4-1
  •  python-mechanize 0.2.2-2
  •  python-pycurl 7.19.0-1
  •  python-pypdf 1.12-2
  •  python-pysqlite 2.6.3-2
  •  python-telepathy 0.15.19-2
  •  q4wine 0.121-1
  •  qca 2.0.3-1
  •  qimageblitz 0.0.6-1
  •  qjson 0.7.1-2
  •  qrencode 3.1.1-1
  •  qscintilla 2.6.1-1
  •  qt 4.8.2-4
  •  qt-gstreamer 0.10.2-1
  •  qt-mobility 1.2.0-1
  •  qtscriptgenerator 0.1.0-5
  •  qtwebkit 2.2.1-2
  •  quassel 0.8.0-1
  •  quick-usb-formatter 0.4.1-1
  •  qupzilla 1.2.0-2
  •  qwt 5.2.0-2
  •  randrproto 1.3.2-1
  •  raptor 2.0.4-1
  •  rarian 0.8.1-1
  •  rasqal 0.9.26-1
  •  readline 6.2.001-2
  •  recode 3.6-4
  •  recordproto 1.14.1-1
  •  redland 1.0.15-1
  •  redland-storage-virtuoso 1.0.15-1
  •  reiserfsprogs 3.6.21-4
  •  rekonq 0.9.2-1
  •  renderproto 0.11.1-1
  •  rp-pppoe 3.10-6
  •  rsync 3.0.8-2
  •  rtmpdump 2.4-1
  •  run-parts 3.4-2
  •  samba 3.6.5-1
  •  sane 1.0.22-2
  •  schroedinger 1.0.9-2
  •  scrnsaverproto 1.2.1-1
  •  sdl 1.2.15-2
  •  sdl_image 1.2.10-3
  •  sdl_mixer 1.2.12-3
  •  sed 4.2.1-3
  •  sg3_utils 1.29-1
  •  shadow 4.1.5-1
  •  shared-desktop-ontologies 0.9.0-1
  •  shared-mime-info 0.71-2
  •  silc-toolkit 1.1.10-1
  •  sip 4.13.1-1
  •  smbclient 3.6.5-1
  •  smpeg 0.4.4-5
  •  sofia-sip 1.12.11-1
  •  soprano 2.7.5-2
  •  sound-theme-freedesktop 0.7-1
  •  soundtouch 1.6.0-2
  •  sox 14.4.0-1
  •  speex 1.2rc1-6
  •  spideroak 4.5.9945-1
  •  spun-live 0.3-1
  •  sqlite3 3.7.11-1
  •  squashfs-tools 4.1-4
  •  sshfs 2.2-3
  •  strigi 0.7.7-1
  •  sudo 1.8.5p1-1
  •  sysfsutils 2.1.0-6
  •  syslinux 4.05-1
  •  syslog-ng 3.2.4-2
  •  system-config-printer 1.3.9-2
  •  systemd 44-3
  •  sysvinit 2.88-4
  •  taglib 1.7-1
  •  taglib-extras 1.0.1-2
  •  talloc 2.0.1-1
  •  tar 1.26-2
  •  tcl 8.5.11-1
  •  tcp_wrappers 7.6-12
  •  tdb 1.2.9-1
  •  telepathy-butterfly 0.5.15-1
  •  telepathy-farstream 0.4.0-1
  •  telepathy-gabble 0.16.0-1
  •  telepathy-glib 0.19.0-1
  •  telepathy-haze 0.6.0-1
  •  telepathy-idle 0.1.11-1
  •  telepathy-logger 0.4.0-1
  •  telepathy-mission-control 5.12.0-1
  •  telepathy-qt 0.9.1-1
  •  telepathy-rakia 0.7.4-1
  •  telepathy-salut 0.8.0-1
  •  terminus-font 4.32-1
  •  testdisk 6.13-2
  •  texinfo 4.13a-6
  •  tiacx 20080210-36
  •  tiacx-firmware 2-3
  •  tomoyo-tools 2.5.0.20111025-1
  •  transcode 1.1.7-3
  •  tribe 2012.06.29-1
  •  tribe-partitionmanager 1274507-1
  •  ttf-dejavu 2.33-1
  •  ttf-liberation 1.06.0.20100721-1
  •  tzdata 2012c-1
  •  udev 182-4
  •  udisks 1.0.4-4
  •  ufw 0.31.1-6
  •  unarj 2.63a-2
  •  unionfs-fuse 0.24-1
  •  unixodbc 2.3.1-1
  •  unrar 4.2.3-1
  •  unzip 6.0-5
  •  upower 0.9.16-1
  •  usb-modeswitch 1.2.3-1
  •  usbutils 005-2
  •  util-linux 2.21.2-1
  •  v4l-utils 0.8.8-1
  •  vcdimager 0.7.23-7
  •  vhba-module 20120422-2
  •  vi 050325-5
  •  videoproto 2.3.1-1
  •  vim 7.3.524-1
  •  vim-runtime 7.3.524-1
  •  virtuoso 6.1.5-1
  •  vpnc 0.5.3-3
  •  wavpack 4.60.1-1
  •  wget 1.13.4-1
  •  which 2.20-5
  •  wine 1.5.7-1
  •  wireless-regdb 2011.04.28-1
  •  wireless_tools 29-5
  •  wpa_supplicant 0.7.3-4
  •  wqy-microhei 0.2.0_beta-2
  •  x264 20120518-1
  •  xbase 2.0.0-1
  •  xbitmaps 1.1.0-1
  •  xbmc 11.0-2
  •  xcb-proto 1.7-1
  •  xcb-util 0.3.8-1
  •  xdelta3 3.0z-1
  •  xdg-utils 1.1.0rc1-1
  •  xextproto 7.2.0-1
  •  xf86dgaproto 2.1-2
  •  xf86-input-evdev 2.6.0-3
  •  xf86-input-keyboard 1.6.0-2
  •  xf86-input-mouse 1.7.1-1
  •  xf86-input-synaptics 1.5.0-1
  •  xf86miscproto 0.9.3-2
  •  xf86-video-apm 1.2.4-1
  •  xf86-video-ark 0.7.3-5
  •  xf86-video-ati 6.14.4-1
  •  xf86-video-chips 1.2.4-3
  •  xf86-video-cirrus 1.4.0-1
  •  xf86-video-glint 1.2.7-1
  •  xf86-video-i128 1.3.5-1
  •  xf86-video-i740 1.3.3-1
  •  xf86-video-intel 2.19.0-1
  •  xf86-video-mach64 6.9.0-2
  •  xf86-video-mga 1.5.0-0
  •  xf86-video-neomagic 1.2.6-1
  •  xf86-video-nouveau 0.0.16_git20111128-2
  •  xf86-video-nv 2.1.18-7
  •  xf86-video-openchrome 0.2.906-1
  •  xf86-video-r128 6.8.2-1
  •  xf86-video-rendition 4.2.4-5
  •  xf86-video-s3 0.6.4-1
  •  xf86-video-s3virge 1.10.5-1
  •  xf86-video-savage 2.3.4-1
  •  xf86-video-siliconmotion 1.7.6-1
  •  xf86-video-sisusb 0.9.4-5
  •  xf86-video-tdfx 1.4.4-1
  •  xf86-video-trident 1.3.5-1
  •  xf86-video-tseng 1.2.4-5
  •  xf86-video-v4l 0.2.0-10
  •  xf86-video-vesa 2.3.0-7
  •  xf86-video-voodoo 1.2.4-5
  •  xf86vidmodeproto 2.3.1-1
  •  xfsprogs 3.1.7-1
  •  xine-lib 1.2.1-5
  •  xineramaproto 1.2.1-1
  •  xinetd 2.3.15-1
  •  xkeyboard-config 2.4.1-1
  •  xkit 0.4.2-8
  •  xorg-apps 7.6-1
  •  xorg-fonts-100dpi 1.0.1-3
  •  xorg-fonts-75dpi 1.0.1-3
  •  xorg-fonts-alias 1.0.2-1
  •  xorg-fonts-cyrillic 1.0.1-1
  •  xorg-fonts-encodings 1.0.4-1
  •  xorg-fonts-misc 1.0.1-1
  •  xorg-font-utils 7.6-1
  •  xorg-res-utils 1.0.5-1
  •  xorg-server 1.10.4-4
  •  xorg-server-utils 7.6-3
  •  xorg-util-macros 1.15.0-1
  •  xorg-utils 7.6-4
  •  xorg-xauth 1.0.6-1
  •  xorg-xinit 1.3.1-1
  •  xorg-xkb-utils 7.6-1
  •  xproto 7.0.22-1
  •  xterm 267-1
  •  xvidcore 1.2.2-1
  •  xz 5.0.3-1
  •  yajl 2.0.4-1
  •  yakuake 2.9.8-1
  •  zd1211-firmware 1.4-7
  •  zip 3.0-2
  •  zlib 1.2.7-1


Reader Ratings
Reader supplied reviews for Chakra

Average rating
8.7
from 3 review(s)
Please selecting a rating in the range of 1-10.
Please write at least one sentence about the distribution while limiting your review to 2040 characters.



What are your thoughts on Chakra? Please include a few pros and a few cons, along with your overall impression of the operating system.

Version:

Rating:    out of 10

Comments (maximum 2,048 characters):



Past reviews - sort by:

Version: 2016.02
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-02-20
Votes: 1


Excellent KDE based distro. Limited package selection, though larger than Kaos.


Was this review helpful? Yes No
Version: 2016.02
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-03-17
Votes: 0


Chakra is a solid, semi-rolling release distribution. It has a strong focus on Qt applications with the option of installing GTK software if the user wants it. The distro is fast and highly customizable.


Was this review helpful? Yes No
Version: 2017.03
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-03-18
Votes: 0


The last time I tried Chakra was 3 or 4 years ago. It was a clunky mess. This latest version is just steps away from greatness. The installation was easy, smooth and flawless. I'm not a KDE fan but I like the way this desktop looks, feels and performs. I have had a lot of trouble with Arch-based distros in the past and always hoped that a solid, producton quality version would surface one day. I almost gave up hope, but this may be it. A great job by the Chakra crew.


Was this review helpful? Yes No



Copyright (C) 2001 - 2017 Unsigned Integer Limited. All rights reserved. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Privacy policy.
DistroWatch.com is hosted at Copenhagen.

Contact, corrections and suggestions: Jesse Smith
Tips: BTC 1HVdyGfP8s37z19wmbcsnwSPSvFnssu5Mu • PayPal.me/distrowatch