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RebeccaBlackOS

Last Update: 2018-09-02 23:28 UTC


RebeccaBlackOS is a Debian-based live distribution which can be used to run Wayland desktop sessions. RebeccaBlackOS can run a number of popular open source desktop environments on top of a Wayland graphical session. The distribution was (and remains) one of the only Linux distributions to run a Wayland session from live media. The distribution is available in 32-bit and 64-bit builds for the x86 architecture.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 196 (40), 6 months: 162 (50), 3 months: 233 (31), 4 weeks: 218 (32), 1 week: 206 (33)

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


RebeccaBlackOS Summary
Distribution RebecaBlackOS
Home Page https://sourceforge.net/projects/rebeccablackos/
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User Forums https://sourceforge.net/p/rebeccablackos/discussion/general/
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Screenshots https://sourceforge.net/projects/rebeccablackos/DistroWatch Gallery
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Download Mirrors https://sourceforge.net/projects/rebeccablackos/files/
Bug Tracker https://sourceforge.net/p/rebeccablackos/tickets/
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Feature 2018-08-13 2016-02-08
Release Date 2018-08-21 2016-02-09
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1400-1500 1300-1400
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Weston Weston
Package Management DEB (APT) DEB (APT)
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual -- --
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 2018-08-13 2016-02-08
Package 2018-08-13 2016-02-08
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.3 1.1.0
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.3
bind (9.13.3) -- --
chromium (70.0.3538.102) -- --
cups (2.2.9) -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.43.4 1.42.13
firefox (63.0.1) -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.6.3 2.6.1
gcc (8.2.0) -- --
gimp (2.10.8) -- --
glibc (2.28) 2.24 2.21
gnome-shell (3.30.2) -- 3.18.1
gnucash (3.3) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.43) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta3 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.24.1) 2.24.31 3.18.6
httpd (2.4.37) -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- --
k3b (18.08.3) -- --
kmod (25) 23 22
krita (4.1.5) -- --
libreoffice (6.1.3) -- --
linux (4.19.2) 4.17.8 4.3.3
Package 2018-08-13 2016-02-08
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- --
mariadb (10.3.10) -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- --
mesa (18.2.5) 13.0.6 11.1.1
mysql (8.0.13) -- --
nautilus (3.30.3) -- 3.18.5
NVIDIA (410.66) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- --
openssh (7.9p1) 7.4p1 7.1p1
openssl (1.1.1) 1.1.0f 1.0.2f
perl (5.28.0) 5.24.1 5.22.1
php (7.2.12) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.3) -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- --
postgresql (11.1) -- --
Python (3.7.1) 2.7.13 2.7.11
qt (5.11.2) 4.8.7 4.8.7
samba (4.9.2) -- 4.1.17
systemd (239) 232 228
thunderbird (60.3.1) -- --
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4
vlc (3.0.4) -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.19.2 1.18.0

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Version: 2016-02-08
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-08-08
Votes: 5


I must I had the best Wayland experience on this Distro with my nvidia graphics card. I really like the os. It fits my music taste as well.


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