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Endless OS

Last Update: 2019-05-01 03:20 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: 6.89/10 from 18 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
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Screencasts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgd16nuOJn4
Download Mirrors https://endlessm.com/download/Direct DownloadLinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 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...

 •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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Ubuntu 19.04$5.95
Debian 9.9.0$5.95
openSUSE 15.0$5.95
Manjaro 18.0$5.95
Fedora 30$5.95
MX Linux 18.2$5.95
USB Flash Drives
Linux Mint 19.1 16GB$14.95
Ubuntu 19.04 16GB$14.95
Fedora 30 16GB$14.95

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Feature 3.5.8
Release Date 2019-04-08
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 1700-17000
Free Download IMG, ISO
Installation Graphical
Default Desktop EOS Shell (GNOME fork)
Package Management Flatpak
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64
Init Software systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4
Multilingual yes
Asian Language Support  
Full Package List 3.5.8
Package 3.5.8
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.3
ati-driver (18.30) --
bash (5.0) 4.4
bind (9.15.0) --
chromium (74.0.3729.157) 72.0.3626.81
cups (2.2.11) 2.2.8
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5
e2fsprogs (1.45.1) 1.43.4
firefox (66.0.5) --
freetype (2.10.0) 2.8.1
gcc (9.1.0) --
gimp (2.10.10) --
glibc (2.29) 2.24
gnome-shell (3.32.2)
gnucash (3.5) --
gnumeric (1.12.44) --
grub (2.02) 2.02
gtk (3.24.8) 3.22.29
httpd (2.4.39) --
inkscape (0.92.4) --
k3b (19.04.1) --
kmod (26) 23
krita (4.1.8) --
libreoffice (6.2.3)  
linux (5.1.3) 4.18
Package 3.5.8
lxpanel (0.10.0) --
mariadb (10.3.14) --
mate-desktop (1.22.0) --
mesa (19.0.4) 18.1.9
mysql (8.0.16) --
nautilus (3.32.1)
NVIDIA (430.14) 390.87
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (12.0.1) --
openssh (8.0p1) 7.4p1
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.1.0f
perl (5.28.2) 5.24.1
php (7.3.5) --
plasma-desktop (5.15.5) --
postfix (3.4.5) --
postgresql (11.3) --
Python (3.7.3) 3.5.3
qt (5.12.3) --
samba (4.10.3) 4.5.12
systemd (242) 239
thunderbird (60.7.0) --
vim (8.1) 8.0
vlc (3.0.6) --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.20.4) 1.19.2

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Version: 3.5.8
Rating: 3
Date: 2019-05-15
Votes: 0

Comes preinstalled on Asus Vivobook.
Does not update apps. Touchpad disables itself randomly. Tried a wireless mouse. Works most of the time, but ramdomly left click doesn't do anything.
When revive from lock screen, logging in screen appears for 0.5-2 seconds and black screen comes again. Must repeat many times procedure to be able to come back to normal desktop.
OS for noobs which cannot achieve even normal use and operation of computer.
Totally inflexible.
I ask myself how comes they succeeded to convince laptop manufacturer to use it for new devices.. Very bad choice..

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Version: 3.5.7
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-04-10
Votes: 4

may be one of the best for most users.
Install it on office notebook (Core i5, 4GB RAM) and works like a charm. stable, beautiful, never gets in my way. My 10 y.o. daughter can use it for research and study purpose also. It is fun to use. Great!

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Version: 3.5.4
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-02-11
Votes: 5

Endless OS is nice looking and may be useful for linux beginners and students, coming from Windows. Cannot install the update to version 3.5.4, because the small EFI system partition is too small to handle the update. After having resized this partition, e.g using Gparted with a live linux system booted from USB, the update runs fine the bigger EFI system partition.


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