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KaOS is a desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment, the Calligra office suite, and other popular software applications that use the Qt toolkit. It was inspired by Arch Linux, but the developers build their own packages which are available from in-house repositories. KaOS employs a rolling-release development model and is built exclusively for 64-bit computer systems.



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KaOS Summary
Distribution KaOS
Home Page http://kaosx.us/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-10-14: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.10
 • 2018-06-25: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.06
 • 2018-03-06: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.03
 • 2018-01-20: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.01
 • 2017-11-15: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.11
 • 2017-09-02: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.09
 • 2017-06-06: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.06
 • 2017-04-11: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.04
 • 2017-01-06: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.01
 • 2016-11-07: Distribution Release: KaOS 2016.11
 • 2016-07-23: Distribution Release: KaOS 2016.07
 • 2016-04-22: Distribution Release: KaOS 2016.04
 • More KaOS releases...

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 •2017-08-14 KaOS working on hardened kernel
 •2017-03-22 KaOS updates
 •2016-09-14 KaOS gets first run wizard
 •2016-07-24 KaOS releases big changes
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Table Notes and Explanations
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  • To compare the software in this project to the software available in other distributions, please see our Compare Packages page.
  • 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 "plasma-desktop" 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 2018.10 2017.11 2016.11
Release Date 2018-10-14 2017-11-14 2016-11-07
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1800-1900 1700-1800  
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE Plasma
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite Calligra Calligra Calligra
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems      
Multilingual de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr
Asian Language Support -- -- --
Full Package List 2018.10 2017.11 2016.11

Full Package List:   KaOS 2018.08
  Number of packages: 925 (download as TXT)
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  •  a2ps 4.14-7
  •  aalib 1.4rc5-11
  •  accountsqt 1.15-4
  •  acl 2.2.53-1
  •  akonadi 18.08.0-2
  •  akonadi-contacts 18.08.0-1
  •  akonadi-mime 18.08.0-1
  •  alpm_octopi_utils 1.0.0-2
  •  alsa-firmware 1.0.29-3
  •  alsa-lib 1.1.6-1
  •  alsa-oss 1.1.6-1
  •  alsa-plugins 1.1.6-1
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.6-1
  •  argon2 20171227-1
  •  ark 18.08.0-1
  •  asciidoc 8.6.9-5
  •  aspell 0.60.6.1-7
  •  atk 2.28.1-1
  •  attr 2.4.48-1
  •  audiothumbs 0.2-2
  •  autoconf 2.69-5
  •  automake 1.16.1-1
  •  avahi 0.7-3
  •  b43-fwcutter 019-3
  •  baloo 5.49.0-1
  •  baloo-widgets 18.08.0-1
  •  bash 4.4.023-1
  •  bash-completion 2.8-1
  •  bc 1.07.1-1
  •  bin86 0.16.21-3
  •  binutils 2.30-1
  •  bison 3.1-1
  •  bluedevil 5.13.4-2
  •  bluez 5.50-1
  •  bluez-firmware 1.2-9
  •  bluez-qt 5.49.0-1
  •  boost-libs 1.66.0-1
  •  breeze 5.13.4-2
  •  breeze-gtk 5.13.4-2
  •  breeze-icons 5.49.0-1
  •  btrfs-progs 4.17.1-1
  •  bzip2 1.0.6-8
  •  ca-certificates 20180409-1
  •  cairo 1.15.12-2
  •  calamares 3.2.1-2
  •  calamares-debug 3.2.1-2
  •  calligra 3.1.0-8
  •  calligra-l10n 3.1.0-8
  •  cdparanoia 10.2-5
  •  cdrdao 1.2.4-1
  •  cdrtools 3.02a09-1
  •  celt 0.11.3-3
  •  chmlib 0.40-5
  •  chromaprint 1.4.2-1
  •  cifs-utils 6.8-1
  •  cln 1.3.4-2
  •  colord 1.4.3-1
  •  console-setup 1.167-1
  •  coreutils 8.30-1
  •  cpupower 4.18-1
  •  cracklib 2.9.4-2
  •  crda 3.18-2
  •  croeso 0.6.3-1
  •  cryptsetup 2.0.4-1
  •  cups 2.2.8-2
  •  cups-filters 1.21.1-1
  •  cups-pdf 3.0.1-1
  •  curl 7.61.0-1
  •  db 5.3.28-4
  •  dbus 1.12.10-1
  •  dbus-c++ 0.9.0-5
  •  dbus-glib 0.110-1
  •  dbus-python2 1.2.8-1
  •  dbus-python3 1.2.8-1
  •  dcadec 0.2.0-2
  •  dconf 0.28.0-1
  •  ddcutil 0.8.4-1
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.23-1
  •  device-mapper 2.02.181-1
  •  dhcpcd 7.0.8-1
  •  dialog 1:1.3_20180621-1
  •  diffutils 3.6-1
  •  discount 2.2.4-1
  •  djvulibre 3.5.27-3
  •  dmidecode 3.1-1
  •  dnsutils 9.13.2-1
  •  docbook-xml 4.5-10
  •  docbook-xsl 1.79.2-1
  •  dolphin 18.08.0-1
  •  dosfstools 4.1-1
  •  dotconf 1.3-3
  •  drkonqi 5.13.4-2
  •  dvd+rw-tools 7.1-6
  •  e2fsprogs 1.44.4-1
  •  ebook-tools 0.2.2-4
  •  ed 1.14.2-1
  •  efibootmgr 16-1
  •  efivar 35-1
  •  eigen3 3.3.5-1
  •  elfutils 0.173-1
  •  elisa 0.2.1-1
  •  emovix 0.9.0-10
  •  enca 1.19-2
  •  epson-inkjet-printer-escpr 1.6.22-1
  •  exiv2 0.26-1
  •  expat 2.2.6-1
  •  faac 1.29.9.2-1
  •  faad2 2.8.8-1
  •  fakeroot 1.20.2-4
  •  falkon 3.0.1-2
  •  farstream 0.2.8-2
  •  ffmpeg 3.4.4-1
  •  ffmpegthumbs 18.08.0-1
  •  fftw 3.3.6-2
  •  file 5.34-1
  •  filesystem 2018.01-2
  •  findutils 4.6.0-3
  •  flac 1.3.2-1
  •  flex 2.6.4-1
  •  fluidsynth 1.1.11-1
  •  fontconfig 1:2.12.6-1
  •  foomatic-db 1:4.0_20180710-1
  •  foomatic-db-engine 1:4.0_20180710-1
  •  frameworkintegration 5.49.0-1
  •  freecell-solver 4.20.0-1
  •  freeglut 3.0.0-2
  •  freetds 1.00.96-1
  •  freetype2 2.9.1-2
  •  fribidi 1.0.5-1
  •  fuse 2.9.8-1
  •  gamin 0.1.10-4
  •  gawk 4.2.1-1
  •  gc 7.6.4-1
  •  gcc 7.3.0-1
  •  gcc-libs 7.3.0-1
  •  gd 2.2.5-1
  •  gdb 8.1.1-1
  •  gdbm 1.18-1
  •  gdk-pixbuf2 2.36.12-3
  •  gettext 0.19.8.1-6
  •  ghostscript 1:9.23-2
  •  giflib 5.1.4-2
  •  git 2.18.0-1
  •  glew 2.1.0-1
  •  glib2 2.56.2-1
  •  glibc 2.26-1
  •  glibmm 2.56.0-1
  •  glib-networking 2.56.1-1
  •  glu 9.0.0-6
  •  gmic-qt 2.3.6-1
  •  gmp 6.1.2-2
  •  gnupg 2.2.9-1
  •  gnutls 3.5.19-1
  •  gobject-introspection 1.56.1-1
  •  gperf 3.1-1
  •  gpgme 1.11.1-1
  •  gpm 1.20.7-5
  •  gpsd 3.17-1
  •  gptfdisk 1.0.3-2
  •  grantlee 5.1.0-2
  •  graphite 1.3.12-1
  •  grep 3.1-1
  •  groff 1.22.3-13
  •  grub 2.02-3
  •  grub2-editor 0.7.1-4
  •  grub-theme-midna 3.1-1
  •  gsl 2.5-1
  •  gsm 1.0.17-1
  •  gst-libav 1.14.2-1
  •  gst-plugins-bad 1.14.2-1
  •  gst-plugins-base 1.14.2-1
  •  gst-plugins-good 1.14.2-1
  •  gstreamer 1.14.2-1
  •  gtk2 2.24.32-2
  •  gtk-update-icon-cache 3.22.30-2
  •  guile 2.0.14-1
  •  gutenprint 5.2.14-1
  •  gwenview 18.08.0-1
  •  gzip 1.9-1
  •  hardware-detection 20180618-1
  •  harfbuzz 1.8.8-1
  •  hdparm 9.56-1
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.17-1
  •  hplip 3.18.6-1
  •  hspell 1.4-1
  •  hunspell 1.6.2-2
  •  hwdetect 2016.01-2
  •  hwids 20180518-1
  •  hwinfo 21.56-1
  •  hyphen 2.8.8-4
  •  iana-etc 2.30-6
  •  iasl 20180209-1
  •  icu 60.2-1
  •  ilmbase 2.3.0-1
  •  imagemagick 6.9.10.10-2
  •  imlib2 1.4.10-1
  •  inetutils 1.9.4-6
  •  iniparser 4.1-1
  •  init-live 2017.03-2
  •  inxi 3.0.20-1
  •  iproute2 4.18.0-1
  •  iptables 1.6.2-1
  •  iputils 20180629-1
  •  ipw2100-fw 1.3-10
  •  ipw2200-fw 3.1-8
  •  isl3887usb-firmware 2.13.25.0-5
  •  isl3890-firmware 2.13.25.0-5
  •  iso-codes 3.76-1
  •  isowriter 1.2.2-1
  •  iw 4.14-1
  •  jack 0.125.0-3
  •  jansson 2.11-1
  •  jasper 2.0.14-1
  •  jfsutils 1.1.15-5
  •  js 17.0.0-5
  •  json-c 0.13.1-1
  •  jsoncpp 1.8.4-1
  •  k3b 1:18.08.0-1
  •  kaccounts-integration 18.08.0-1
  •  kaccounts-providers 18.08.0-1
  •  kactivities 5.49.0-1
  •  kactivities-stats 5.49.0-1
  •  kactivitymanagerd 5.13.4-2
  •  kamoso 18.08.0-1
  •  kaos-wallpapers 3.1-1
  •  kapidox 5.49.0-1
  •  karchive 5.49.0-1
  •  kate 18.08.0-1
  •  kauth 5.49.0-1
  •  kbd 2.0.4-1
  •  kbookmarks 5.49.0-1
  •  kcalcore 18.08.0-1
  •  kcharselect 18.08.0-1
  •  kcmutils 5.49.0-1
  •  kcodecs 5.49.0-1
  •  kcompletion 5.49.0-1
  •  kconfig 5.49.0-1
  •  kconfigwidgets 5.49.0-1
  •  kcontacts 18.08.0-1
  •  kcoreaddons 5.49.0-1
  •  kcp 0.90.3-1
  •  kcrash 5.49.0-1
  •  kdbusaddons 5.49.0-1
  •  kdeclarative 5.49.0-1
  •  kde-cli-tools 5.13.4-2
  •  kde-common 18.08.0-1
  •  kdeconnect-kde 1:1.3.1-1
  •  kdecoration 5.13.4-2
  •  kded 5.49.0-1
  •  kdegraphics-mobipocket 18.08.0-1
  •  kdegraphics-thumbnailers 18.08.0-1
  •  kde-gtk-config 5.13.4-2
  •  kdelibs4support 5.49.0-1
  •  kdeplasma-addons 5.13.4-2
  •  kdesdk-thumbnailers 18.08.0-1
  •  kdesignerplugin 5.49.0-1
  •  kdesu 5.49.0-1
  •  kdewebkit 5.49.0-1
  •  kdiagram 2.6.1-1
  •  kdialog 18.08.0-1
  •  kdnssd 5.49.0-1
  •  kdoctools 5.49.0-1
  •  kdsoap 1.6.0-1
  •  keditbookmarks 18.08.0-1
  •  kemoticons 5.49.0-1
  •  keneric 0.3-2
  •  keyutils 1.5.11-1
  •  kf5-attica 5.49.0-1
  •  kfilemetadata 5.49.0-1
  •  kfind 18.08.0-1
  •  kget 18.08.0-1
  •  kglobalaccel 5.49.0-1
  •  kgpg 18.08.0-1
  •  kguiaddons 5.49.0-1
  •  khd-nvidia-340xx 340.107-3
  •  khd-nvidia-390xx 390.87-1
  •  khd-nvidia 396.54-1
  •  khelpcenter 18.08.0-1
  •  kholidays 1:5.49.0-1
  •  khotkeys 5.13.4-4
  •  khtml 5.49.0-1
  •  ki18n 5.49.0-1
  •  kiconthemes 5.49.0-1
  •  kidletime 5.49.0-1
  •  kimageformats 5.49.0-2
  •  kinfocenter 5.13.4-3
  •  kinit 5.49.0-1
  •  kio 5.49.0-1
  •  kio-extras 18.08.0-2
  •  kipi-plugins 5.9.0-2
  •  kirigami 5.49.0-1
  •  kitemmodels 5.49.0-1
  •  kitemviews 5.49.0-1
  •  kjobwidgets 5.49.0-1
  •  kjs 5.49.0-1
  •  kjsembed 5.49.0-1
  •  kmarkdownwebview 0.5.3-1
  •  kmediaplayer 5.49.0-1
  •  kmenuedit 5.13.4-3
  •  kmime 18.08.0-1
  •  kmod 25-1
  •  knewstuff 5.49.0-1
  •  knotifications 5.49.0-1
  •  knotifyconfig 5.49.0-1
  •  kompare 18.08.0-1
  •  konsole 18.08.0-1
  •  kpackage 5.49.0-1
  •  kparts 5.49.0-1
  •  kpat 18.08.0-2
  •  kpeople 5.49.0-1
  •  kplotting 5.49.0-1
  •  kpmcore 3.3.0-1
  •  kpmcore-debug 3.3.0-1
  •  kproperty 3.1.0-1
  •  kpty 5.49.0-1
  •  krb5 1.16.1-1
  •  kreport 3.1.0-1
  •  krita 4.1.1-2
  •  kross 5.49.0-1
  •  krunner 5.49.0-1
  •  kscreen 5.13.4-3
  •  kscreenlocker 5.13.4-2
  •  kservice 5.49.0-1
  •  ksshaskpass 5.13.4-2
  •  ksysguard 5.13.4-3
  •  ktexteditor 5.49.0-1
  •  ktextwidgets 5.49.0-1
  •  ktp-accounts-kcm 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-approver 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-auth-handler 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-call-ui 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-common-internals 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-contact-list 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-contact-runner 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-desktop-applets 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-filetransfer-handler 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-kded-module 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-send-file 18.08.0-1
  •  ktp-text-ui 18.08.0-1
  •  kunitconversion 5.49.0-1
  •  kwallet 5.49.0-1
  •  kwalletmanager 18.08.0-1
  •  kwallet-pam 5.13.4-2
  •  kwayland 5.49.0-1
  •  kwidgetsaddons 5.49.0-1
  •  kwin 5.13.4-2
  •  kwindowsystem 5.49.0-1
  •  kxmlgui 5.49.0-1
  •  kxmlrpcclient 1:5.49.0-1
  •  lame 3.100-1
  •  lcms 1.19-6
  •  lcms2 2.9-1
  •  ldb 1:1.3.6-1
  •  less 530-1
  •  libaccounts-glib 1.23-1
  •  libaio 0.3.111-1
  •  libao 1.2.2-1
  •  libarchive 3.3.2-1
  •  libass 0.14.0-2
  •  libassuan 2.5.1-1
  •  libasyncns 0.8-4
  •  libatasmart 0.19-4
  •  libatomic_ops 7.6.6-1
  •  libavc1394 0.5.4-4
  •  libblockdev 2.19-1
  •  libbluray 1.0.2-1
  •  libbsd 0.8.7-1
  •  libburn 1.4.8-1
  •  libbytesize 1.3-1
  •  libcaca 0.99.beta19-3
  •  libcanberra 0.30-3
  •  libcap 2.25-2
  •  libcddb 1.3.2-6
  •  libcdio 2.0.0-1
  •  libcdio-paranoia 10.2.3-3
  •  libcl 1.1.12-1
  •  libconfig 1.7.2-1
  •  libcroco 0.6.12-4
  •  libcups 2.2.8-2
  •  libdaemon 0.14-5
  •  libdatrie 0.2.12-1
  •  libdbusmenu-qt5 0.9.3+16.04.20160218-3
  •  libdca 0.0.5-5
  •  libdiscid 0.6.2-1
  •  libdmtx 0.7.4-5
  •  libdmx 1.1.4-1
  •  libdrm 2.4.93-1
  •  libdv 1.0.0-6
  •  libdvdnav 6.0.0-1
  •  libdvdread 6.0.0-1
  •  libedit 20180525_3.1-1
  •  libepoxy 1.5.2-1
  •  libetonyek 0.1.8-1
  •  libevdev 1.5.9-1
  •  libevent 2.1.8-1
  •  libexif 0.6.21-4
  •  libfakekey 0.1-2
  •  libffado 2.4.1-1
  •  libffi 3.2.1-5
  •  libfontenc 1.1.3-3
  •  libgcrypt 1.8.3-3
  •  libgl 18.1.7-1
  •  libgme 0.6.2-1
  •  libgpg-error 1.32-1
  •  libgphoto2 2.5.19-1
  •  libgsf 1.14.44-1
  •  libgssglue 0.4-5
  •  libgudev 232-3
  •  libgusb 0.2.11-2
  •  libical 1:3.0.3-1
  •  libice 1.0.9-3
  •  libid3tag 0.15.1b-7
  •  libidn 1.35-1
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  •  yaml-cpp 0.6.2-1
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Version: 2018.10
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-11-07
Votes: 1


i installed it on a 9y old i5 vaio laptop, no problems so far, runs smooth, no heating issues compared to other distros and it's fast.Pure kde with all its goodies in an independent, rollin distro, and one of the most polished out there.I understand people complaining about the default right panel or the position of toolbar in the dolphin manager, but it's easy to change them with a couple of clicks.If you re in love with kde, you definitely gonna love Kaos.


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Version: 2018.10
Rating: 2
Date: 2018-10-24
Votes: 0


I'm not sure what changed between versions but it installed perfectly as a VM before 2018.10. Octopi, which I could barely see, updated the software after a fresh installation. Upon reboot it reverted to a small window. I reinstalled the Guest Additions, currently 5.2.20, without success.

As others have stated, the menu screen on the right is horrible.This needs attention immediately!

The only Pro was the first hour which 1/2 of that was getting it configured to my personal taste. Once the updates completed it was slow to respond to my commands and I lost the full screen image in VirtualBox.

It looked so promising, so I installed Debian 9.5.0 and added some Flatpaks, to the 2 versions behind O/S, so it wasn't a total loss, and in the end I learned about Flatpaks and Snaps.

Debian, which was my distro of choice has new life! Check out Flatpaks and Snaps and I guarantee you won't be disappointed.


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Version: 2018.10
Rating: 3
Date: 2018-10-15
Votes: 0


I really like the KDE desktop, however, the install on this is useless as it does not give you an option at install to chose English GB. I hate the menu on the right-hand side it is annoying to say the least and is a nightmare trying to drop it to the bottom. Something such as this should be an easy option to perform. This does nothing to encourage Windows users to switch to Linux.

I love the look and feel of KDE but this OS fails to impress with its usability. Libre office should be installed by default which it is not.

So many things that are annoying with it that should be easy to change. I will stick with my Windows install for the moment.



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