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Endless OS

Last Update: 2018-01-09 15:46 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: 101 (109), 6 months: 70 (165), 3 months: 39 (285), 4 weeks: 12 (662), 1 week: 48 (291)

Average visitor rating: 7.18/10 from 17 review(s).


Endless OS Summary
Distribution Endless OS
Home Page https://endlessos.com/
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Documentation https://support.endlessm.com/hc/en-us
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Screencasts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgd16nuOJn4
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Feature 3.3.8
Release Date 2018-01-08
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 2300-14000
Free Download IMG
Installation n/a
Default Desktop Endless Shell (GNOME fork)
Package Management GNOME Software, OSTree
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  

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
7.2
from 17 review(s)



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Version: 3.3.8
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-18
Votes: 0


This is the first OS I used other than Windows and it amazed me.
The Interface is really user friendly.
Although there were a few bugs, they were resolved soon. The intention of the OS is really great. Icons can be much attractive


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Version: 3.3.5
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-01-02
Votes: 3


Endless is the first linux OS I've used, except for a very brief time using Ubuntu. It's been a great experience so far since it's really user friendly and since it comes with all of the apps that a basic user would want to use.

I thought I'd miss the Microsoft Office suite most, but I've just used Google Docs instead and that works well since I can export those as .ods or .docx, etc.

I definitely recommend Endless for people who are transitioning to Linux like myself, and for people who just want a fast, simple, and beautiful OS.


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Version: 3.3.5
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-12-27
Votes: 14


This isn't a routine Linux distro looking for a home on your repurposed Wintel laptop, but a mission with a market niche: computing for those in places in the world where the Internet isn't always (or even routinely) available.

I see it a bit like the similarly noble (if, even on its own terms, failed) OLPC XO laptop program: extending the range and ease with which people can interact with simple, relatively affordable computers, learning through exploration, in a fairly elegant, contained desktop environment.

Endless developers, you have chosen the less traveled path...rock on!


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