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DistroWatch.com: Hamara

Hamara

Last Update: 2018-08-22 21:47 UTC


Hamara is a Debian-based desktop distribution featuring the MATE desktop. Hamara is developed in India and the team works to provide improved translations for the more popular spoken languages in India. Downloading and using Hamara can be done free of charge though the company behind Hamara also provides commercial technical support.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 303 (7), 6 months: 303 (14), 3 months: 227 (30), 4 weeks: 161 (40), 1 week: 155 (37)

Average visitor rating: 5/10 from 1 review(s).


Hamara Summary
Distribution Hamara
Home Page https://www.hamaralinux.org/
Mailing Lists https://lists.hamaralinux.org/listinfo/
User Forums https://forum.hamaralinux.org/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://wiki.hamaralinux.org/
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Download Mirrors https://www.hamaralinux.org/download/
Bug Tracker https://bugs.hamaralinux.org/
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Feature 2.1
Release Date 2018-06-17
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 1500-1600
Free Download ISO
Installation Graphical
Default Desktop MATE
Package Management DEB (APT)
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice
Processor Architecture armhf, i686, x86_64
Init Software systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4
Multilingual Yes
Asian Language Support Yes
Full Package List 2.1
Package 2.1
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.6
ati-driver (18.30) --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4
bind (9.13.3) --
chromium (70.0.3538.67) --
cups (2.2.8) 2.2.8
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.44.3
firefox (62.0.3) 61.0
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8.1
gcc (8.2.0) 8.1.0
gimp (2.10.6) 2.8.22
glibc (2.28) 2.27
gnome-shell (3.30.1) --
gnucash (3.3) --
gnumeric (1.12.43) --
grub (2.02) 2.02
gtk+ (3.24.1) 3.22.30
httpd (2.4.35) --
inkscape (0.92.3) --
k3b (18.08.2) --
kmod (25) 25
krita (4.1.5) --
libreoffice (6.1.2) 6.1.0
linux (4.18.14) 4.17.8
Package 2.1
lxpanel (0.9.3) --
mariadb (10.3.10) --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) 1.20.3
mesa (18.2.2) 18.1.4
mysql (8.0.12) --
nautilus (3.30.2) --
NVIDIA (396.54) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (10.0.2) 10.0.2
openssh (7.8p1) 7.7p1
openssl (1.1.1) 1.1.0h
perl (5.28.0) 5.26.2
php (7.2.11) --
plasma-desktop (5.14.1) --
postfix (3.3.1) --
postgresql (10.5) --
Python (3.7.0) 2.7.15
qt (5.11.2) 5.10.1
samba (4.9.1) 4.8.2
systemd (239) 239
thunderbird (60.2.1) 52.9.1
vim (8.1) 8.1
vlc (3.0.4) 3.0.3
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.20.2) 1.20.0

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Version: 2.1
Rating: 5
Date: 2018-08-28
Votes: 11


Well, I have mixed feelings about Hamara.
On one hand, it's really very beautiful and nice (design, layout, etc.).
But on the other hand, it's very, very slow. Not only the desktop itself, also the Hamara's server. It took ages (for me) to download some stuffs. I hope this will be better with the next versions of Hamara, otherwise I do not see a big future for this good Linux distribution.


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