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DistroWatch.com: Pinguy OS

Pinguy OS

Last Update: Thursday 17 July 2014 04:51 GMT


Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution targeted at beginning Linux users. It features numerous user-friendly enhancements, out-of-the-box support for multimedia codecs and browser plugins, a heavily tweaked GNOME user interface with enhanced menus, panels and dockbars, and a careful selection of popular desktop applications for many common computing tasks.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 44 (342), 6 months: 42 (339), 3 months: 66 (210), 4 weeks: 69 (218), 1 week: 67 (203)


Pinguy Summary
Distribution Pinguy OS
Home Page http://www.pinguyos.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forum.pinguyos.com/
Documentation --
Screenshots LinuxScreenshots.org
Download Mirrors http://sourceforge.net/projects/pinguy-os/files/
Bug Tracker --
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Recent Related News
 • 2014-05-12: Distribution Release: Pinguy OS 14.04
 • 2013-12-07: Development Release: Pinguy OS 13.10 Beta 2
 • 2013-05-25: Development Release: Pinguy OS 13.04 Beta
 • 2013-05-09: Development Release: Pinguy OS 13.04 Alpha
 • 2012-06-22: Distribution Release: Pinguy OS 12.04
 • 2011-11-15: Development Release: Pinguy OS 11.10 Beta

 • More Pinguy 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 14.04 12.04 11.04.1 10.10 10.04.3
Release Date 2014/05/12 2012/06/21 2011/05/27 2010/11/12 2011/08/05
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64
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 ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asian Language Support          
Full Package List 14.04 12.04 11.04.1 10.10 10.04.3
Package 14.04 12.04 11.04.1 10.10 10.04.3
abiword (3.0.0) -- -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.0.28) 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.22
ati-driver (14.301.1001) -- -- -- 8.780 8.723
bash (4.3) 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1
bind (9.10.1) -- -- -- -- --
chromium (37.0.2062.120) -- -- -- -- --
cups (1.7.5) 1.7.2 1.5.3 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3
dhcp (4.3.1) 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 3.1.3
e2fsprogs (1.42.12) 1.42.9 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.11
firefox (32.0.3) 29.0 13.0.1 4.0.1 3.6.12 5.0
freetype (2.5.3) 2.5.2 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11
gcc (4.9.1) 4.8.2 4.6.3 4.5.1 4.4.4 4.4.3
gimp (2.8.14) -- -- -- -- --
glibc (2.20) 2.19 2.15 2.13 2.12.1 2.11.1
gnome-shell (3.14.0) 3.10.4 3.4.1 -- -- --
gnucash (2.6.4) -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.18) -- -- -- -- --
grub (2.00) 2.02beta2 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 1.98
gtk+ (3.14.1) 3.10.8 3.4.2 2.24.4 2.22.0 2.20.1
httpd (2.4.10) -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.48.5) -- -- -- -- --
k3b (2.0.2) -- -- -- -- --
kdelibs (4.14.1) -- -- -- -- --
kmod (18) 15 -- -- -- --
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.0 2.30.0
libreoffice (4.3.2) 4.2.3rc3 3.5.3 3.3.2 3.2.1 3.3.2
Package 14.04 12.04 11.04.1 10.10 10.04.3
linux (3.16.3) 3.13 3.2 2.6.38 2.6.35 2.6.32
lxde-common (0.5.6) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.0.14) -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.8.1) -- -- -- -- --
MesaLib (10.3.0) 10.1.0 8.0.2 7.10.2 7.9git 7.7.1
mysql (5.6.21) -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.14.0) -- 3.4.2 2.32.2.2 2.32.0 2.31.1
NVIDIA (343.22) -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.24
openbox (3.5.2) -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (8u20) 7u55 6b24 -- -- 6b20
openssh (6.6p1) 6.6p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1
openssl (1.0.1i) 1.0.1f 1.0.1 0.9.8o 0.9.8o 0.9.8k
perl (5.20.1) 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1
php (5.6.0) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (2.11.1) -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (9.3.5) -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.4.1) 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5
qt (5.3.2) 4.8.4 4.8.1 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2
samba (4.1.12) 4.1.6 3.6.3 3.5.8 3.5.4 3.5.8
systemd (216) 204 -- -- -- --
thunderbird (31.1.2) 24.5.0 13.0.1 3.1.10 3.1.6 5.0
vim (7.4) 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2
vlc (2.1.5) 2.1.5 2.0.1 1.1.9 1.1.4 1.1.7
xfdesktop (4.10.2) -- -- -- -- --
xine-lib (1.2.6) -- -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.16.1) 1.15.1 1.11.4 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.7.6





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