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Enso OS

Last Update: 2018-06-25 03:56 UTC


Enso OS is a Linux distribution based on Xubuntu. Enso features the Xfce desktop with Gala, imported from elementary OS, as the default window manager. The distribution also features the Panther application launcher and the Plank dock.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 191 (41), 6 months: 119 (82), 3 months: 125 (76), 4 weeks: 59 (169), 1 week: 147 (37)

Average visitor rating: 8.4/10 from 5 review(s).


Enso Summary
Distribution Enso OS
Home Page http://www.enso-os.site/
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Documentation http://www.enso-os.site/docs.html
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Bug Tracker https://github.com/nick92/Enso-OS/issues
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Feature 0.3 0.2
Release Date 2018-06-21 2017-09-21
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1742-1742 1527-1527
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Xfce Xfce
Package Management DEB, Snap DEB, Snap
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 0.3 0.2
Package 0.3 0.2
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.6) 1.1.3 1.1.0
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.3
bind (9.13.2) -- --
chromium (67.0.3396.99) -- --
cups (2.2.8) 2.2.7 2.1.3
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3
e2fsprogs (1.44.3) 1.44.1 1.42.13
firefox (61.0.1) 60.0.2 55.0.2
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8.1 2.6.1
gcc (8.1.0) -- 5.3.1
gimp (2.10.4) -- --
glibc (2.27) 2.27 2.23
gnome-shell (3.28.2) -- --
gnucash (3.2) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.41) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.22.30) 3.22.30 3.18.9
httpd (2.4.34) -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- --
k3b (18.04.3) -- --
kmod (25) 24 22
krita (4.1.1) -- --
libreoffice (6.0.5) 6.0.3 5.1.6
linux (4.17.6) 4.15.0 4.10.0
Package 0.3 0.2
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- --
mariadb (10.3.8) -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- --
mesa (18.1.4) 18.0.0rc5 17.0.7
mysql (8.0.11) -- --
nautilus (3.28.1) -- --
NVIDIA (396.24) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (10.0.1) -- --
openssh (7.7p1) 7.6p1 7.2p2
openssl (1.1.0h) 1.1.0g 1.0.2g
perl (5.28.0) 5.26.1 5.22.1
php (7.2.7) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.13.3) -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- --
postgresql (10.4) -- --
Python (3.7.0) 2.7.15 2.7.11
qt (5.11.1) 4.8.7 --
samba (4.8.3) -- --
systemd (239) 237 229
thunderbird (52.9.1) 52.8.0 52.2.1
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4
vlc (3.0.3) -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.3 4.12.3
xorg-server (1.20.0) 1.19.6 1.18.4

Reader Ratings
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Version: 0.3
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-06-22
Votes: 0


Like this distro too, I am looking for Debian Firefox/Thunderbird usually go back to LinuxMint but Enso OS seems to have a nicer (smoother) interface. Even works well under VMWare Workstation with no issues. Keep the Windows 7 Theme - when Windows 7 expires maybe a whole lot of people will choose Enso OS as replacement. Also suggest adding LiberOffice or OnlyOffice suite. Version .03 still has Thurnar file manager and the Icons show pretty large on screen OK for that small screen netbook/laptop. Going forward hope to see newer updated versions on a regular basis.
Thank you for the hard work on this...



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Version: 0.2
Rating: 8
Date: 2018-03-05
Votes: 0


I actually use Enso 0.1. Love the look and feel and the eye candy provided by Gala and Plank. As I don't love Thunar (though it works flawlessy) I installed Nemo and I'm going on with it pretty nicely.
Nice distro, give it a try


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Version: 0.2
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-02-23
Votes: 3


I really like this distro, the look and the feel is good. Installed easily without issue. It has more than a passing resemblance to elementaryos and would prefer a dock (be default) instead of the solid base bar. To make it really stand out, possibly find ways to make it look more different. Works well an will no doubt catch on.


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