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DistroWatch.com: Pearl Linux OS

Pearl Linux OS

Last Update: 2017-01-15 20:19 UTC


Pearl Linux OS is a distribution based on Ubuntu. Pearl uses components of the LXDE and Xfce desktop environments to create a desktop experience which looks similar to Apple's OS X desktop environment. The project calls this hybrid desktop PearlDE. Pearl Linux OS is available in several editions, including GNOME, MATE and PearlDE.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 209 (40), 6 months: 177 (54), 3 months: 174 (55), 4 weeks: 158 (52), 1 week: 158 (47)

Average visitor rating: 9/10 from 2 review(s).


Pearl Linux OS Summary
Distribution Pearl Linux OS
Home Page http://www.pearllinux.com/
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Feature 5.0 4.0
Release Date 2016-12-26 2016-07-17
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop MATE PearlDE
Package Management DEB (apt) DEB (apt)
Office Suite LibreOffice GOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 i686, x86_64
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4
Multilingual    
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 5.0 4.0
Package 5.0 4.0
abiword (3.0.2) -- 3.0.1
alsa-lib (1.1.3) 1.1.0 1.1.0
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.3
bind (9.11.0-P3) -- --
chromium (57.0.2987.110) -- --
cups (2.2.2) 2.1.3 2.1.3
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.3 4.3.3
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.42.13 1.42.13
firefox (52.0.2) 50.1.0 --
freetype (2.7.1) 2.6.1 2.6.1
gcc (6.3.0) 5.3.1 --
gimp (2.8.20) 2.8.16 2.8.16
glibc (2.25) 2.23 2.23
gnome-shell (3.24.0) -- --
gnucash (2.6.16) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- --
grub (2.00) 2.02 2.02
gtk+ (3.22.11) 3.18.9 3.18.9
httpd (2.4.25) -- --
inkscape (0.92.1) 0.91 --
k3b (2.0.3a) -- --
kmod (24) 22 22
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.32.1
libreoffice (5.3.1) 5.1.4 --
linux (4.10.6) 4.4.0 4.4.0
Package 5.0 4.0
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- 0.99.1
mariadb (10.1.22) -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) 1.14.0 --
mesa (17.0.2) 11.2.0 11.2.0
mysql (5.7.17) -- --
nautilus (3.24.0) -- --
NVIDIA (378.13) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- 3.6.1
openjdk (8u121) -- --
openssh (7.5p1) 7.2p2 7.2p2
openssl (1.1.0e) 1.0.2g 1.0.2g
perl (5.24.1) 5.22.1 5.22.1
php (7.1.3) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.9.4) -- --
postfix (3.2.0) -- --
postgresql (9.6.2) -- --
Python (3.6.1) 3.5.1 3.5.1
qt (5.8.0) 4.8.7 4.8.7
samba (4.6.1) 4.3.11 4.3.9
systemd (233) 229 229
thunderbird (45.8.0) 45.5.1 --
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.4
vlc (2.2.4) 2.2.2 2.2.2
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- --
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.18.4 1.18.3

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Average rating
9
from 2 review(s)



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Version: 5.0
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-02-26
Votes: 0


New system installs and runs great. Have been using as main OS for over a month now with no plan to change ty


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Version: 4.0
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-03-27
Votes: 0


I have used different Linux OS X like versions. This is a new one to me . It is great, and works well. Tried 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0. All are fine. Has the fill of OS X and speed of Apple with out paying the price. Try it you will like it.


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