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Simplicity Linux

Last Update: 2019-08-24 10:39 UTC

Simplicity Linux is a Puppy Linux derivative with Xfce as the default desktop environment. It comes in three editions: Desktop, Mini and X. The Mini edition features cloud-based software, the Desktop flavour offers a collection of general-purpose software, and the X variant is designed to provide more cutting edge software to PC users and is the only edition of the three to feature a 64-bit build.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 195 (41), 6 months: 130 (77), 3 months: 102 (118), 4 weeks: 162 (43), 1 week: 163 (43)

Average visitor rating: 8.25/10 from 4 review(s).

Simplicity Summary
Distribution Simplicity Linux
Home Page http://simplicitylinux.org/
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Download Mirrors http://sourceforge.net/projects/simplicitylinux/files/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2019-08-23: Development Release: Simplicity 19.10 Alpha 1
 • 2016-07-31: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 16.07
 • 2016-05-04: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 16.04
 • 2016-03-31: Development Release: Simplicity Linux 16.04 Beta
 • 2016-02-29: Development Release: Simplicity Linux 16.04 Alpha
 • 2016-02-01: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 16.01
 • 2015-10-26: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 15.10
 • 2015-08-04: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 15.7
 • 2015-07-01: Development Release: Simplicity Linux 15.7 Beta
 • 2015-04-30: Distribution Release: Simplicity Linux 15.4
 • 2015-04-01: Development Release: Simplicity Linux 15.4 Beta
 • 2015-03-01: Development Release: Simplicity Linux 15.4 Alpha
 • More Simplicity releases...

 •2016-11-04 Simplicity switching base
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  • 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 19.10-alpha1 16.07 15.10 14.10 13.10
Release Date 2019-08-23 2016-07-31 2015-10-26 2014-10-31 2013-10-17
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 300-800 300-600      
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Xfce LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE
Package Management DEB Gslapt Gslapt Gslapt Gslapt
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i386 i386 i386 i386 i386
Init Software systemd SysV SysV SysV SysV
Journaled File Systems ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3
Multilingual -- -- -- -- --
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- --
Full Package List 19.10-alpha1 16.07 15.10 14.10 13.10
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Version: 19.10-alpha1
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-08-24
Votes: 4

just amazing !!! I'm a win-linux user and it's really the first time I found a distro really light, easy to install and perfect for all old computer....( when I said 'old'...it's just mentioning computer with ATOM, CELERON, OR pentium dual core) perfect for media center...

Thanks again to the team

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Version: 15.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-06-16
Votes: 2

Using it for years, from usb stick. Very friendly and safe system, doing everything surfing, editing, copying, watching netflix, youtube, writing this review. No worms, viruses etc. Many thanks to folks behind this system, excellent project, love it.

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Version: 16.07
Rating: 5
Date: 2017-04-05
Votes: 0

firefox keeps crashing the system here. The simplicity concept seems not all that powerful.

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