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Emmabuntüs

Last Update: 2019-08-13 01:59 UTC


Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distribution with editions based Xubuntu and Debian's Stable branch. It strives to be beginner-friendly and reasonably light on resources so that it can be used on older computers. It also includes many modern features, such as large number of pre-configured programs for everyday use, dockbar for launching applications, easy installation of non-free software and media codecs, and quick setup through automated scripts. The distribution supports English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 66 (168), 6 months: 54 (207), 3 months: 53 (208), 4 weeks: 33 (317), 1 week: 9 (854)

Average visitor rating: 8.52/10 from 21 review(s).


Emmabuntüs Summary
Distribution Emmabuntüs
Home Page http://emmabuntus.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forum.emmabuntus.org/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://emmabuntus.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/http://emmabuntus.developpez.com/
Screenshots http://emmabuntus.sourceforge.net/gallery/DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://download.emmabuntus.org/http://download.linux-live-cd.org/Emmabuntus/
Bug Tracker http://sourceforge.net/p/emmabuntus/tickets/
Related Websites Wikipedia
Reviews DE3: LinuxInsider
DE2: Heise
DE: DeveloppezDarkDuck
3: C't Magazin (de) • Developpez (fr) • BlogspotFrederic Bezies
12.x: Make Tech EasierLinuxFr (French) • Everyday Linux UserBlogspotLinux Community (German) • Linux Za Sve (Croatian) • DarkDuck
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-08-12: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.05
 • 2019-07-15: Development Release: Emmabuntüs DE3 RC
 • 2019-05-13: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.04
 • 2019-03-06: Development Release: Emmabuntus DE3 Alpha
 • 2019-03-06: Development Release: Emmabuntus DE3 Alpha
 • 2018-10-07: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.03
 • 2018-05-21: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.02
 • 2018-01-29: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.01
 • 2017-10-02: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE2-1.00
 • 2017-08-29: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE-1.03
 • 2017-03-20: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE-1.02
 • 2016-09-05: Distribution Release: Emmabuntüs DE-1.01
 • More Emmabuntüs releases...

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  • 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.
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Feature DE3-rc DE2-1.05 DE-1.03 3-1.04 2-1.09
Release Date 2019-07-15 2019-08-12 2017-08-29 2017-05-15 2014-12-19
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 3000-3100 3700-3800 3700-3800    
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Xfce Xfce Xfce Xfce Xfce
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686 i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd SysV systemd systemd Upstart
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 Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual de, en, es, fr, it, pt de, en, es, fr, it, pt de, en, es, fr, it, pt de, en, es, fr, it, pt de, en, es, fr, it, pt
Asian Language Support          
Full Package List de3-rc de2-1.05 de-1.03 3-1.04 2-1.09
Package DE3-rc DE2-1.05 DE-1.03 3-1.04 2-1.09
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 3.0.2 3.0.0 3.0.0 2.9.2
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.7 1.1.3 1.0.28 1.0.25 1.0.25
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- --
bash (5.0) 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
bind (9.15.2) -- -- -- 9.9.5 --
chromium (76.0.3809.100) -- 73.0.3683.75 57.0.2987.98 58.0.3029.96 37.0.2062.120
cups (2.2.12) 2.2.10 2.2.1 1.7.5 1.7.2 1.5.3
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.3.5 4.3.1 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.5 1.43.4 1.42.12 1.42.9 1.42
firefox (68.0.2) 60.8.0 60.8.0 52.3.0 53.0 34.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1 2.6.3 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.4.8
gcc (9.2.0) 8.3.0 6.3.0 4.9.2 4.8.2 4.6.3
gimp (2.10.12) 2.10.8 2.8.18 2.8.14 2.8.10 2.6.12
glibc (2.30) 2.28 2.24 2.19 2.19 2.15
gnome-shell (3.32.2) -- -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.6) -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.45) 1.12.44 1.12.32 1.12.18 1.12.9 1.10.17
grub (2.04) 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 1.99
gtk (3.24.10) 3.24.5 3.22.11 3.14.5 3.10.8 3.4.2
httpd (2.4.41) -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.4 0.92.1 0.48.5 0.48.4 0.48.3.1
k3b (19.08.0) -- -- -- -- 2.0.2
kmod (26) 26 23 18 15 --
krita (4.2.5) -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.3.0) 6.1.5 5.2.7 4.3.3 4.2.8 4.2.8rc2
linux (5.2.9) 4.19.37 4.9.168 3.16.43 3.13 3.2
Package DE3-rc DE2-1.05 DE-1.03 3-1.04 2-1.09
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.4.7) -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.1) -- -- -- -- --
mesa (19.1.4) 18.3.6 13.0.6 10.3.2 10.1.3 8.0.4
mysql (8.0.17) -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.32.3) 3.30.5 3.22.3 3.14.1 3.10.1 3.4.2
NVIDIA (430.40) -- 375.82 -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- --
openjdk (12.0.1) 11.0.3 8u222 7u151 7u121 7u71
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1 7.4p1 6.7p1 6.6p1 5.9p1
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.1c 1.1.0k 1.0.1t 1.0.1f 1.0.1
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.1 5.24.1 5.20.2 5.18.2 5.14.2
php (7.3.8) -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.16.4) -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.4.6) -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (11.5) -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.7.4) 3.7.3 2.7.13 2.7.9 2.7.5 2.7.3
qt (5.13.0) 5.11.3 5.7.1 5.3.2 4.8.5 4.8.1
samba (4.10.6) 4.9.5 4.5.16 4.2.14 4.3.11 3.6.3
systemd (242) 241 232 215 204 --
thunderbird (60.8.0) 60.7.2 60.8.0 52.2.1 45.8 31.3.0
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.3
vlc (3.0.7.1) 3.0.7 3.0.7 2.2.6 2.2.1 2.0.8
xfdesktop (4.14.1) 4.12.5 4.12.3 4.10.2 4.11.8 4.8.3
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.4 1.19.2 1.16.4 1.15.1 1.11.4

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Version: DE2-1.05
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-08-13
Votes: 3


Good start for a beginner, however it feels too customized to an individuals taste. If you wish to avoid the command line and let things just work, this is not far off doing that. Tested with the stuff that a standard home user would use and most installed, albeit with a bit of tweaking. Good user interface and a pretty straightforward install.


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Version: DE3-alpha
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-05-15
Votes: 8


Waaw! i really like this distro they just took every good aspect of of every other distros out there and boom! it is best of both worlds kudos to the emmabuntus devs really iam a distro happer but i think iam home now with this distro:) Iam going nowhere.


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Version: DE3-alpha
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-04-29
Votes: 13


Emmabuntus is one of the best five XFCE distros out there.

This new version 3 (still alpha) based on Debian 10 Buster is very promising: Almost everything works with no problem at all.

I can understand the reason for such a huge amount of software included (to distribute it to communities with no internet connection), but maybe there could be a smaller versión for people with no such a problem.

And I'd recommend a new name for the distro because it is no longer based on Ubuntu.

Great, great distribution!!


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