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DistroWatch.com: RebeccaBlackOS

RebeccaBlackOS

Last Update: 2017-08-26 01:22 UTC


RebeccaBlackOS is a Debian-based live distribution which can be used to run Wayland desktop sessions. RebeccaBlackOS can run a number of popular open source desktop environments on top of a Wayland graphical session. The distribution was (and remains) one of the only Linux distributions to run a Wayland session from live media. The distribution is available in 32-bit and 64-bit builds for the x86 architecture.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 238 (34), 6 months: 238 (30), 3 months: 221 (32), 4 weeks: 181 (40), 1 week: 226 (32)

Average visitor rating: 10/10 from 1 review(s).


RebeccaBlackOS Summary
Distribution RebecaBlackOS
Home Page https://sourceforge.net/projects/rebeccablackos/
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User Forums https://sourceforge.net/p/rebeccablackos/discussion/general/
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Feature 2016-02-08 2015.10.21
Release Date 2016-02-09 2015-10-21
End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1300-1300  
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical n/a
Default Desktop Weston Weston
Package Management DEB (APT) DEB (APT)
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual No No
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 2016-02-08  
Package 2016-02-08 2015.10.21
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.5) -- --
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4.12) 4.3 4.3
bind (9.11.2) 9.9.5 9.9.5.
chromium (62.0.3202.94) -- --
cups (2.2.6) 2.1.2 --
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.3 --
e2fsprogs (1.43.7) 1.42.13 1.42.13
firefox (57.0) -- --
freetype (2.8.1) 2.6.1 1
gcc (7.2.0) -- 4.8.5
gimp (2.8.22) -- --
glibc (2.26) 2.21 --
gnome-shell (3.26.2) 3.18.1 3.16.3
gnucash (2.6.18-1) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.36) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2 2.02beta
gtk+ (3.22.26) 3.18.6 1
httpd (2.4.29) -- --
inkscape (0.92.2) -- --
k3b (17.08.3) -- --
kmod (24) 22 21
libgnome (2.32.1) -- --
libreoffice (5.4.3) -- --
linux (4.14) 4.3.3 4.0
Package 2016-02-08 2015.10.21
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- --
mariadb (10.2.10) -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- --
mesa (17.2.5) 11.1.1 11.1.0
mysql (5.7.20) -- --
nautilus (3.26.2) 3.18.5 3.14.2
NVIDIA (387.22) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (8u151) -- --
openssh (7.6p1) 7.1p1 6.9p1
openssl (1.1.0g) 1.0.2 1.0.2
perl (5.26.1) 5.22.1 5.20.2
php (7.1.11) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.11.3) 1-1454603328 --
postfix (3.2.4) -- --
postgresql (10.1) -- --
Python (3.6.3) 2.7.11 --
qt (5.9.2) 4.8.7 --
samba (4.7.2) 4.1.17 4.1.17
systemd (235) 228 227
thunderbird (52.4.0) -- --
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.4
vlc (2.2.6) -- 2.2.1
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- --
xorg-server (1.19.5) 1.18.0 1.17.2

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Version: 2016-02-08
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-08-08
Votes: 1


I must I had the best Wayland experience on this Distro with my nvidia graphics card. I really like the os. It fits my music taste as well.


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