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DistroWatch.com: Firefly Linux

Firefly Linux

Last Update: 2018-03-24 02:02 UTC

Firefly Linux is a lightweight operating system designed with netbooks in mind. Based on Arch Linux, it comes with the small and fast LXDE desktop environment, many popular applications, and out-of-the-box support for wireless networks, sound cards and graphics cards. Firefly Linux includes some non-free software, including the Flash browser plugin and Skype telephony software, while thousands of additional packages are available for installation via the distribution's command-line or graphical package management tools.

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Firefly Summary
Distribution Firefly Linux
Home Page http://fireflylinux.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://fireflylinux.com/forum/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation --
Screenshots http://fireflylinux.com/screenshots/ • DistroWatch Gallery
Download Mirrors http://fireflylinux.com/download/ •
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Table Notes and Explanations

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  • To compare the software in this project to the software available in other distributions, please see our Compare Packages page.
  • 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 1.0-beta1
Release Date 2009-06-02
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 0-0
Free Download ISO
Installation Graphical
Default Desktop LXDE
Package Management Pacman
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite OO.o
Processor Architecture i686
Init Software SysV
Journaled File Systems  
Multilingual en
Asian Language Support --
Full Package List 1.0-beta1
Package 1.0-beta1
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.0.20
ati-driver (18.30) --
bash (4.4.18) 3.2.48
bind (9.13.5) --
chromium (71.0.3578.98)  
cups (2.2.10) 1.3.10
dhcp (4.4.1) 3.0.6
e2fsprogs (1.44.5) 1.41.5
firefox (64.0) 3.0.10
freetype (2.9.1) 2.3.9
gcc (8.2.0) 4.4.0
gimp (2.10.8) 2.6.6
glibc (2.28) 2.10.1
gnome-shell (3.30.2)  
gnucash (3.3) --
gnumeric (1.12.44) --
grub (2.02) 0.97
gtk+ (3.24.2) 2.16.1
httpd (2.4.37) --
inkscape (0.92.3) --
k3b (18.12.0) --
kmod (25)  
krita (4.1.7)  
libreoffice (6.1.3) 3.1.0rc7
linux (4.19.10)
Package 1.0-beta1
lxpanel (0.9.3) 0.4.1
mariadb (10.3.11)  
mate-desktop (1.20.3)  
mesa (18.3.1)  
mysql (8.0.13) --
nautilus (3.30.5) --
NVIDIA (415.18) --
openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (10.0.2) --
openssh (7.9p1) 5.2p1
openssl (1.1.1a) 0.9.8k
perl (5.28.0) 5.10.0
php (7.3.0) --
plasma-desktop (5.14.4)  
postfix (3.3.2) --
postgresql (11.1) --
Python (3.7.1) 2.6.2
qt (5.12.0) 4.5.1
samba (4.9.3) 3.3.4
systemd (239)  
thunderbird (60.3.3) --
vim (8.1) --
vlc (3.0.4) --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.20.3)

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