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DistroWatch.com: AcademiX GNU/Linux

AcademiX GNU/Linux

Last Update: 2019-08-26 05:08 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: 185 (44), 6 months: 121 (87), 3 months: 63 (176), 4 weeks: 35 (324), 1 week: 50 (226)

Average visitor rating: 9.56/10 from 50 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 Wikipedia
Reviews 2.x: DistroWatch
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Feature 2.3
Release Date 2019-08-19
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 1900-2000
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 2.3
Package 2.3
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.8
ati-driver (18.30) --
bash (5.0) 5.0
bind (9.15.4) --
chromium (77.0.3865.90) --
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.10
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.5
firefox (69.0.1) 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 (3.34.0) --
gnucash (3.7) --
gnumeric (1.12.45) --
grub (2.04) 2.02
gtk (3.24.11) --
httpd (2.4.41) --
inkscape (0.92.4) --
k3b (19.08.1) --
kmod (26) 26
krita (4.2.6) --
libreoffice (6.3.1) 6.1.5
linux (5.3.1) 4.19.37
Package 2.3
lxpanel (0.10.0) --
mariadb (10.4.8) --
mate-desktop (1.22.2) 1.20.4
mesa (19.1.7) 18.3.6
mysql (8.0.17) --
nautilus (3.34.0) --
NVIDIA (435.21) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (13) 11.0.4
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.1c
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.1
php (7.3.9) --
plasma-desktop (5.16.5) --
postfix (3.4.7) --
postgresql (11.5) --
Python (3.7.4) 3.7.3
qt (5.13.1) 5.11.3
samba (4.11.0) --
systemd (243) 241
thunderbird (68.1.0) --
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: 2.3
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-09-13
Votes: 75

I installed Academix on the following configuration:
Processor i3 Kaby Lake, Intel HD Graphics 620, 4gb ram
I like CNC Camotics. The latest pycam application should exist in the repository. Very interesting applications for engineering. V-rep-player quite interesting.
The distribution is quite stable and moves fast, it is seen that it comes from Debian. I'm looking forward to the next release

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Version: 2.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-09-05
Votes: 162

I installed version 2.3, on a Lenovo IdeaPad, I can only say that it runs very well, a distro made very well. Congratulations

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Version: 2.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-29
Votes: 607

Dell Latitude E5250, i5-5300, 16 Gb ram, 256 Gb ssd, Intel HD Graphics 5500 work ok with AcademiX GNU/Linux 2.3. Installed Alice 3 and openboard (interactive whiteboard application) ... all right. Thank you.

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