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EasyOS

Last Update: 2019-08-25 14:08 UTC


EasyOS is an experimental Linux distribution which uses many of the technologies and package formats pioneered by Puppy Linux. The distribution features custom container technology called Easy Containers which can run applications or the entire desktop environment in a container. Packages, desktop settings, networking and sharing resources over the network can all be controlled through graphical utilities.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 95 (124), 6 months: 70 (166), 3 months: 40 (278), 4 weeks: 20 (522), 1 week: 15 (759)

Average visitor rating: 7.64/10 from 14 review(s).


EasyOS Summary
Distribution EasyOS
Home Page https://easyos.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://easyos.org/forum/
Alternative User Forums http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=109958
Documentation https://easyos.org/
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://distro.ibiblio.org/easyos/amd64/releases/pyro/
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites --
Reviews 1.x: DistroWatch
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-08-25: Distribution Release: EasyOS 2.1
 • 2019-02-23: Distribution Release: EasyOS 1.0.8
 • More EasyOS releases...

Table Notes and Explanations

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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 2.1
buster
1.2
pyro
Release Date 2019-08-25 2019-08-25
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 420-440 420-440
Free Download IMG IMG
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop JWM-ROX JWM-ROX
Package Management PET PET
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software Busybox Busybox
Journaled File Systems ext4 ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support -- --
Full Package List 2.1 1.2
Package 2.1
buster
1.2
pyro
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.8 1.1.5
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 5.0 4.3
bind (9.15.4) -- --
chromium (77.0.3865.90) -- 69.0.3497.100
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.10 2.2.2
dhcp (4.4.1) -- --
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.5 1.43.4
firefox (69.0.1) -- 45.9.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1 2.9
gcc (9.2.0) -- 6.3.0
gimp (2.10.12) 2.10.8 2.8.22
glibc (2.30) 2.28 2.25
gnome-shell (3.34.0) -- --
gnucash (3.7) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.45) -- --
grub (2.04) -- 2.00
gtk (3.24.11) 2.24.32 2.24.31
httpd (2.4.41) -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) 0.92.2 0.92.2
k3b (19.08.1) -- --
kmod (26) 26 23
krita (4.2.6) -- --
libreoffice (6.3.1) 6.1.5 6.0.4.2
linux (5.3) 4.19.62 4.14.1
Package 2.1
buster
1.2
pyro
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- 0.2.9.0
mariadb (10.4.8) -- 5.5.55
mate-desktop (1.22.1) -- --
mesa (19.1.7) 18.3.6 2
mysql (8.0.17) -- --
nautilus (3.34.0) -- --
NVIDIA (435.21) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- 3.6.1
openjdk (13) -- --
openssh (8.0p1) 7.9p1 7.4p1
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.1c 1.0.2k
perl (5.30.0) 5.28.1 5.24.1
php (7.3.9) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.16.5) -- --
postfix (3.4.6) -- --
postgresql (11.5) 11.4 --
Python (3.7.4) 3.7.3 2.7.14
qt (5.13.1) -- 5.10.1
samba (4.11.0) 4.9.5 4.6.14
systemd (243) 241 --
thunderbird (68.1.0) -- --
vim (8.1) -- 8.0
vlc (3.0.8) -- 3.0.1
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.4 --

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
7.6
from 14 review(s)



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Version: 2.1
Rating: 3
Date: 2019-09-02
Votes: 1


I have tried several versions of EasyOS, including the latest (2.1)

At first run, the program either hangs up at "making the file system usable" or takes a very long time (2 hours) to complete the process.

You can then, use EasyOs ...

Unfortunately, at next bootup, the very same thing happens.

I hope this bug can be fixed, so that I can really experiment with this cute distribution.


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Version: 2.1
Rating: 4
Date: 2019-08-31
Votes: 0


Boot up not on dell 980 missing link to dvd on two different pc.Ugh.


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Version: 1.0.8
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-04-28
Votes: 2


Very happy with it so far using installs on both usb stick and live cd


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