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ChaletOS

Last Update: 2018-07-15 03:13 UTC


ChaletOS is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Xubuntu and featuring the Xfce desktop. It provides a simple and intuitive desktop interface, modest hardware requirements and five years of security support. The name ChaletOS is derived from Swiss mountain houses whose concepts of simplicity, beauty and recognisability inspired the creation and design of ChaletOS.

Average visitor rating: 9.08/10 from 24 review(s).


ChaletOS Summary
Distribution ChaletOS
Home Page https://sites.google.com/site/chaletoslinux/home
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Documentation https://sites.google.com/site/chaletoslinux/howto
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 • 2016-05-16: Distribution Release: ChaletOS 16.04
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Feature 16.04.2 14.04.3
Release Date 2016-07-12 2015-08-17
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1300-1400  
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Xfce Xfce
Package Management DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 i686
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems    
Multilingual    
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 16.04.2 14.04.3
Package 16.04.2 14.04.3
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.6) 1.1.0 1.0.27.2
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.3 4.3
bind (9.13.2) -- --
chromium (68.0.3440.106) -- --
cups (2.2.8) 2.1.3 1.7.2
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.3 4.2.4
e2fsprogs (1.44.3) 1.42.13 1.42.9
firefox (61.0.2) 47.0 39.0.3
freetype (2.9.1) 2.6.1 2.5.2
gcc (8.2.0) 5.3.1 4.8.4
gimp (2.10.4) -- 2.8.14
glibc (2.28) 2.23 2.19
gnome-shell (3.28.3) -- --
gnucash (3.2) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.42) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.22.30) 3.18.9 2.24.23
httpd (2.4.34) -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- --
k3b (18.04.3) -- --
kmod (25) 22 15
krita (4.1.1) -- --
libreoffice (6.1.0) -- --
linux (4.18.1) 4.4 3.13
Package 16.04.2 14.04.3
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- --
mariadb (10.3.9) -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- --
mesa (18.1.6) 11.2.0 10.1.3
mysql (8.0.12) -- --
nautilus (3.28.1) 3.14.3 3.10.1
NVIDIA (396.51) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- --
openssh (7.7p1) 7.2p1 6.6p1
openssl (1.1.0i) 1.0.2g 1.0.1f
perl (5.28.0) 5.22.1 5.18.2
php (7.2.8) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.13.4) -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- --
postgresql (10.5) -- --
Python (3.7.0) 2.7.11 2.7.5
qt (5.11.1) 5.5.1 4.8.5
samba (4.8.4) -- 4.1.6
systemd (239) 229 204
thunderbird (60.0) -- 31.8.0
vim (8.1) 7.4 7.4
vlc (3.0.3) 2.2.2 2.1.6
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.3 4.12.2
xorg-server (1.20.1) 1.18.3 1.15.1

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.1
from 24 review(s)



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Version: 14.04.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-08-15
Votes: 0


Simple to install and operate, I have setup a couple laptops for a older couple and they love it.

They really like knowing it's safer to use than Windows and like the familiarity so the transition was easy.



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Version: 16.04.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-06-27
Votes: 2


excellent operating system. thanks to the developer.


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Version: 16.04.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-17
Votes: 3


One of the best Linux distros around, smooth and stable. Looks great without trying too hard to impress which is the perfect balance.
You can if you wish change the style etc quite easily and so tinkerers have also got it covered.
Highly recommended for those that want a Linux distro that just works, is stable and looks pretty cool also. Give it a try, it WILL surprise you.


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