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DistroWatch.com: AcademiX GNU/Linux

AcademiX GNU/Linux

Last Update: 2019-07-20 01:09 UTC

AcademiX GNU/Linux is a Debian Stable-based distribution which works with software which can be used at all levels of education from grade schools through to university. AcademiX includes an installation utility (called EDU) that can be used to install a variety of applications in mathematics, physics, chemistry, geography, biology, statistics, electronics, amateur radio, graphics, office, programming - which are accompanied by virtual interactive labs. The distribution uses the MATE desktop by default.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 283 (19), 6 months: 195 (38), 3 months: 129 (76), 4 weeks: 66 (183), 1 week: 37 (322)

Average visitor rating: 9.54/10 from 46 review(s).

AcademiX GNU/Linux Summary
Distribution AcademiX GNU/Linux
Home Page https://academixproject.com
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://academixproject.com/forums/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://academixproject.com/en/documentation/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Download Mirrors https://academixproject.com/en/download-2/
Bug Tracker https://academixproject.com/en/bugs/
Related Websites --
Reviews 2.x: DistroWatch
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Feature 2.2
Release Date 2019-07-17
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 1650-1660
Free Download ISO
Installation Graphical
Default Desktop MATE
Package Management DEB (apt)
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64
Init Software systemd
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4
Multilingual Yes
Asian Language Support --
Full Package List 2.2
Package 2.2
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.8
ati-driver (18.30) --
bash (5.0) 5.0
bind (9.15.3) --
chromium (76.0.3809.100) --
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.10
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.5
firefox (68.0.2) 60.8.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1
gcc (9.2.0) 8.3.0
gimp (2.10.12) --
glibc (2.30) 2.28
gnome-shell (3.32.2) --
gnucash (3.6) --
gnumeric (1.12.45) --
grub (2.04) 2.02
gtk (3.24.10) --
httpd (2.4.41) --
inkscape (0.92.4) --
k3b (19.08.0) --
kmod (26) 26
krita (4.2.5) --
libreoffice (6.3.0) 6.1.5
linux (5.2.10) 4.19.37
Package 2.2
lxpanel (0.10.0) --
mariadb (10.4.7) --
mate-desktop (1.22.1) 1.20.4
mesa (19.1.5) 18.3.6
mysql (8.0.17) --
nautilus (3.32.3) --
NVIDIA (430.40) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (12.0.1) 11.0.3
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.1c
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.1
php (7.3.8) --
plasma-desktop (5.16.4) --
postfix (3.4.6) --
postgresql (11.5) --
Python (3.7.4) 3.7.3
qt (5.13.0) 5.11.3
samba (4.10.7) --
systemd (242) 241
thunderbird (60.8.0) --
vim (8.1) 8.1
vlc (3.0.8) --
xfdesktop (4.14.1) --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.4

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Version: 2.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-25
Votes: 2

for work with PHET, installed on my HP ENVY 17", Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7 GHz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 2GB video memory. I like it, recommend for all

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Version: 2.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-23
Votes: 8

I would say that it is the fastest and most beautiful AcademiX ever released.
As always it is very stable (running on my Lenovo T420 laptop).
Its supports newer packages compared to older releases that we're lagging a bit more behind.
I would definitely recommend AcademiX for work or home.
I use Arch linux on my workstation to get a more hands on feeling, but AcademiX is perfect for my everyday use. Always a sure choice. Good job. Enjoy.

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Version: 2.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-21
Votes: 8

I love AcademiX and I can't get enough.I will have a linux Distribution and I will have a good looking Desktop and not problems with Linux. My level is a little bit more than a beginner. In the back I changed my distribution all few years or every year, included Mint.AcademiX is easy, good looking and makes fun.The most software it's easy to installed.

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