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DistroWatch.com: Chapeau

Chapeau

Last Update: 2016-09-28 22:20 UTC


Chapeau is a high-performance, cutting-edge operating system built from the GNU/Linux distribution Fedora Workstation with the GNOME desktop environment. In comparison to Fedora, Chapeau adopts a more relaxed approach to software licences and is intended to be just as useful for advanced users as it is easy for those new to using a Linux system. There is built-in access to third-party software and sources repositories not included in Fedora such as RPMFusion, DropBox, Steam, Adobe Flash and Oracle VirtualBox. Chapeau also includes pre-installed core packages to make the installation of new kernel modules pain-free, built-in remote and virtual system management tools, a selection of maintenance tools that come in especially handy when running Chapeau's live image on a DVD or USB drive to analyse and fix broken systems.

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Chapeau Summary
Distribution Chapeau
Home Page http://chapeaulinux.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://chapeaulinux.org/forums
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation --
Screenshots http://chapeaulinux.org/chapeau-22-screenshots/LinuxQuestions.orgDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts LinuxQuestions.org
Download Mirrors http://chapeaulinux.org/download/
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites
Reviews 23: LinuxInsider
21: DistroWatch
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2016-09-28: Distribution Release: Chapeau 24
 • 2016-09-18: Development Release: Chapeau 24 Beta
 • 2015-12-08: Distribution Release: Chapeau 23
 • More Chapeau releases...

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Feature 24 23 22
Release Date 2016-09-28 2015-12-08 2015-06-10
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME
Package Management RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf)
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes
Asian Language Support Yes Yes Yes
Full Package List 24 23 22
Package 24 23 22
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.3) 1.1.1 1.0.29 1.0.29
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- --
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.3 4.3
bind (9.11.0-P3) -- -- --
chromium (57.0.2987.110) -- -- --
cups (2.2.2) 2.1.4 2.1.2 2.0.2
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.4 4.3.3 4.3.2
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.12
firefox (52.0.1) 49.0 42.0 38.0.5
freetype (2.7.1) 2.6.3 2.6.0 2.5.5
gcc (6.3.0) 6.2.1 5.1.1 5.1.1
gimp (2.8.20) 2.8.18 2.8.16 2.8.14
glibc (2.25) 2.23.1 2.22 2.21
gnome-shell (3.24.0) 3.20.4 3.18.3 3.16.2
gnucash (2.6.15) -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- -- --
grub (2.00) 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta
gtk+ (3.22.11) 3.20.9 3.18.5 3.16.3
httpd (2.4.25) 2.4.23 2.4.17 2.4.12
inkscape (0.92.1) -- -- --
k3b (2.0.3a) -- -- --
kmod (24) 22 22 20
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1
libreoffice (5.3.1) 5.1.5 5.0.3 4.4.3
linux (4.10.5) 4.7.4 4.2.6 4.0.4
Package 24 23 22
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- --
mariadb (10.1.22) -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- --
mesa (17.0.2) 12.0.3 11.0.6 10.5.4
mysql (5.7.17) -- -- --
nautilus (3.24.0) 3.20.3 3.18.2 3.16.2
NVIDIA (378.13) -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- --
openjdk (8u121) 8u102 8u65 8u45
openssh (7.5p1) 7.2p2 7.1p1 6.8p1
openssl (1.1.0e) 1.0.2h 1.0.2e 1.0.1k
perl (5.24.1) 5.22.2 5.22.0 5.20.2
php (7.1.3) -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.9.4) -- -- --
postfix (3.2.0) -- -- --
postgresql (9.6.2) -- -- --
Python (3.6.1) 3.5.1 3.4.3 2.7.10
qt (5.8.0) 5.6.1 4.8.7 5.4.2
samba (4.6.1) 4.4.5 4.3.1 4.2.2
systemd (233) 231 222 219
thunderbird (45.8.0) -- -- --
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.4 7.4
vlc (2.2.4) 3.0.0dev 2.2.2 2.2.1
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- -- --
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.18.4 1.18.0 1.17.1

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