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Endless OS

Last Update: 2019-06-12 03:25 UTC


Endless OS is a Linux-based operating system which provides a simplified and streamlined user experience using a customized desktop environment forked from GNOME 3. Rather than using a traditional Linux package management system, Endless OS uses a read-only root file system managed by OSTree with application bundles overlaid on top.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: (0), 6 months: (0), 3 months: (0), 4 weeks: (0), 1 week: (0)

Average visitor rating: 7.24/10 from 21 review(s).


Endless OS Summary
Distribution Endless OS
Home Page https://endlessos.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://community.endlessm.com/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://support.endlessm.com/hc/en-us
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgd16nuOJn4
Download Mirrors https://endlessm.com/download/Direct Download
Bug Tracker
Related Websites
Reviews 3.x: OpenSourceVerummeumLinux InsiderLinuxAndUbuntuDistroWatch
Where To Buy https://endlessm.com/our-computers/OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-06-12: Distribution Release: Endless OS 3.6.0
 • 2019-01-17: Distribution Release: Endless OS 3.5.4
 • 2018-05-15: Distribution Release: Endless OS 3.4.0
 • 2018-02-10: Distribution Release: Endless OS 3.3.10
 • 2017-12-19: Distribution Release: Endless OS 3.3.5
 • More Endless releases...

  Headlines:
 •2019-05-08 Endless launches educational games
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Table Notes and Explanations

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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 "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.
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Feature 3.6.0 3.5.8
Release Date 2019-06-10 2019-04-08
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1700-17000 1700-17000
Free Download IMG, ISO IMG, ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop EOS Shell (GNOME fork) EOS Shell (GNOME fork)
Package Management Flatpak Flatpak
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual yes yes
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 3.6.0 3.5.8
Package 3.6.0 3.5.8
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.8 1.1.3
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 5.0 4.4
bind (9.15.0) -- --
chromium (75.0.3770.90) 74.0.3729.169 72.0.3626.81
cups (2.2.11) 2.2.10 2.2.8
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.3.5
e2fsprogs (1.45.2) 1.44.5 1.43.4
firefox (67.0.2) -- --
freetype (2.10.0) 2.9.1 2.8.1
gcc (9.1.0) -- --
gimp (2.10.12) -- --
glibc (2.29) 2.28 2.24
gnome-shell (3.32.2) 3.32.1 3.26.2.1
gnucash (3.5) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.45) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02
gtk (3.24.8) 3.24.8 3.22.29
httpd (2.4.39) -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) -- --
k3b (19.04.2) -- --
kmod (26) 26 23
krita (4.2.1) -- --
libreoffice (6.2.4) -- --
linux (5.1.10) 5.0 4.18
Package 3.6.0 3.5.8
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- --
mariadb (10.3.15) -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.0) -- --
mesa (19.1.0) 18.3.4 18.1.9
mysql (8.0.16) -- --
nautilus (3.32.1) 3.32.0 3.26.3.1
NVIDIA (430.26) 418.74 390.87
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (12.0.1) -- --
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1 7.4p1
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.1b 1.1.0f
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.1 5.24.1
php (7.3.6) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.16.0) -- --
postfix (3.4.5) -- --
postgresql (11.3) -- --
Python (3.7.3) 3.7.2 3.5.3
qt (5.12.4) -- --
samba (4.10.4) 4.9.5 4.5.12
systemd (242) 241 239
thunderbird (60.7.1) -- --
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0
vlc (3.0.7.1) -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.5) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.3 1.19.2

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
7.2
from 21 review(s)



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Version: 3.6.0
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-06-13
Votes: 2


Excellent effort. Very nice looking. Snappy.

Would like to be able to configure clock/bottom bar and remove some items from Discovery.

Especially liked the way that I could download and install as dual boot direct from the webpage. Some other distros wouldn't even boot from USB!


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Version: 3.6.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-06-13
Votes: 0


I find this to be a fantastic OS for students. Of all ages. Research applications, available online as well as off. Many tools for learning a large number of topics, many coding tools, this is hands down excellent for self study or as a companion for school. Learn, study, and do your homework with all of the applications included with this distro.


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Version: 3.5.8
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-05-30
Votes: 2


I would like to congratulate the Endless OS team. I have been a linux user for 10 years and have traveled a lot of distros. But it was a pleasure to find a system as stable, practical, beautiful and free as Endless.
Congratulations
You have outmoded Linux paradigms


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