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DistroWatch.com: Point Linux

Point Linux

Last Update: 2016-07-01 04:14 UTC


Point Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that aims to combine the power of Debian GNU/Linux with the productivity of MATE, the GNOME 2 desktop environment fork. Point Linux provides an easy-to-set-up-and-use distribution for users looking for a fast, stable and predictable desktop.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 140 (70), 6 months: 176 (52), 3 months: 176 (53), 4 weeks: 158 (58), 1 week: 150 (58)

Average visitor rating: 9.93/10 from 15 review(s).


Point Summary
Distribution Point Linux
Home Page http://pointlinux.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forums.pointlinux.org/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://wiki.pointlinux.org/
Screenshots http://pointlinux.org/screenshots.htmlLinuxQuestions.orgDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts LinuxQuestions.org
Download Mirrors http://pointlinux.org/download.htmlLinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 3.2: DistroWatch
3.0: DistroWatch
2.2: Everyday Linux UserDistroWatchBlogspot
13.04: Linux Community (German)
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2016-06-21: Distribution Release: Point Linux 3.2
 • 2015-07-09: Distribution Release: Point Linux 3.0
 • 2014-12-14: Development Release: Point Linux 3.0 Beta 3
 • 2014-03-05: Distribution Release: Point Linux 2.3
 • 2013-12-31: Development Release: Point Linux 3.0 Beta 1
 • 2013-10-06: Distribution Release: Point Linux 2.2
 • 2013-06-09: Distribution Release: Point Linux 13.04.1
 • More Point releases...

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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 "kde-workspace" 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.

Feature 3.2
agni
2.2
taya
Release Date 2016-06-21 2013-10-09
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1 DVD
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop MATE, Xfce MATE
Package Management DEB DEB
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64
Journaled File Systems    
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support Yes Yes
Full Package List 3.2 2.2
Package 3.2
agni
2.2
taya
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.3) 1.0.28 1.0.25
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.2
bind (9.11.0-P3) -- --
chromium (56.0.2924.87) -- --
cups (2.2.2) 1.7.5 1.5.3
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.1 4.2.2
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.42.12 1.42.5
firefox (51.0.1) 45.2.0 24.0
freetype (2.7.1) 2.5.2 2.4.9
gcc (6.3.0) 4.9.2 4.7.2
gimp (2.8.20) -- --
glibc (2.25) 2.19 2.13
gnome-shell (3.22.3) -- --
gnucash (2.6.15) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.33) -- --
grub (2.00) 2.02beta2 1.99
gtk+ (3.22.8) 2.24.25 2.24.10
httpd (2.4.25) -- --
inkscape (0.92.1) -- --
k3b (2.0.3a) -- --
kmod (24) 18 9
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.32.1
libreoffice (5.3.0) 4.3.3 4.1.0
linux (4.10) 3.16.7 3.2.39
Package 3.2
agni
2.2
taya
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- --
mariadb (10.1.21) -- --
mate-desktop (1.16.1) 1.8.1 1.4.2
mesa (17.0.0) 10.3.2 8.0.5
mysql (5.7.17) -- --
nautilus (3.22.2) -- --
NVIDIA (378.13) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (8u121) 7u101 6b27
openssh (7.4p1) 6.7p1 6.0p1
openssl (1.1.0e) 1.0.1t 1.0.1e
perl (5.24.1) 5.20.2 5.14.2
php (7.1.2) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.9.2) -- --
postfix (3.1.4) -- 2.9.6
postgresql (9.6.2) -- --
Python (3.6.0) 2.7.9 2.7.3
qt (5.8.0) 4.8.6 4.8.2
samba (4.5.5) -- 3.6.6
systemd (232) 215 --
thunderbird (45.7.1) -- 24.0
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.3
vlc (2.2.4) 2.2.4 2.0.3
xfdesktop (4.12.3) 4.10.2 --
xorg-server (1.19.1) 1.16.4 1.12.4



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