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Peppermint OS

Last Update: 2019-01-02 23:32 UTC


Peppermint OS is a Lubuntu-based Linux distribution that aims to be lightning fast and easy on system resources. By employing its Site Specific Browser, Peppermint integrates seamlessly with cloud and web-based applications. The distribution's other features include automatic updates, easy step-by-step installation, sleek and user-friendly interface, and increased mobility by integrating directly with cloud-based applications. The distribution employs a hybrid LXDE/Xfce desktop environment, mixing LXDE's lxsession with Xfce's panel and application menu.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 24 (364), 6 months: 25 (363), 3 months: 22 (414), 4 weeks: 38 (305), 1 week: 43 (259)

Average visitor rating: 8.91/10 from 181 review(s).


Peppermint Summary
Distribution Peppermint OS
Home Page http://peppermintos.com/
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User Forums http://forum.peppermintos.com/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-12-21: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9-20181222
 • 2018-06-22: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9
 • 2018-02-05: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20180203
 • 2017-12-08: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
 • 2017-05-28: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8
 • 2016-11-29: Distribution Release: Peppermint 7-20161129
 • 2016-06-24: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 7
 • 2015-09-07: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 6-20150904
 • 2015-05-31: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Six
 • 2014-06-23: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Five
 • 2013-11-29: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Four-20131113
 • 2013-06-13: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Four
 • More Peppermint releases...

  Headlines:
 •2019-01-02 Peppermint publishes ISO refresh
 •2017-01-09 Peppermint fixes installer bug
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Feature 9
20190102
8
20180203
7
20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
4
20131113
3
20121105
2
06052011
1
01042011
Feature
Release Date 2019-01-02 2018-02-05 2016-12-01 2015-09-06 2014-06-23 2013-11-28 2012-11-12 2011-06-10 2011-01-05 Release Date
End Of Life                   End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 1200-1400 1100-1300 700-800             Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE Openbox Openbox Openbox Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite -- -- -- -- -- -- GWOffice -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Init Software
Journaled File Systems         Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support                   Asian Language Support
Full Package List 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Full Package List
Package 9
20190102
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20180203
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20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
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20131113
3
20121105
2
06052011
1
01042011
Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.3 1.1.0 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.22 alsa-lib (1.1.8)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 bash (5.0)
bind (9.13.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.13.6)
chromium (72.0.3626.109) -- 64.0.3282.119 -- 44.0.2403.89 34.0.1847.116 30.0.1599.114 18.0.1025.168 11.0.696.71 -- chromium (72.0.3626.109)
cups (2.2.10) 2.2.7 2.1.3 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.7.2 1.6.2 1.5.3 1.4.6 1.4.3 cups (2.2.10)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.44.5) 1.44.1 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42.9 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.11 e2fsprogs (1.44.5)
firefox (65.0.1) 64.0 -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- 4.0beta8 firefox (65.0.1)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8.1 2.6.1 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.4.11 2.4.11 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.2 freetype (2.9.1)
gcc (8.2.0) 7.3.0 5.3.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gcc (8.2.0)
gimp (2.10.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gimp (2.10.8)
glibc (2.29) 2.27 2.23 2.23 2.19 2.19 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.11.1 glibc (2.29)
gnome-shell (3.30.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.30.2)
gnucash (3.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.4)
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.44)
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.24.5) 3.22.30 3.18.9 2.24.30 2.24.23 2.24.23 2.24.17 2.24.10 2.24.4 2.20.1 gtk+ (3.24.5)
httpd (2.4.38) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.38)
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.4)
k3b (18.12.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (18.12.2)
kmod (26) 24 22 22 15 15 9 -- -- -- kmod (26)
krita (4.1.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.7)
libreoffice (6.2.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libreoffice (6.2.0)
linux (4.20.11) 4.15 4.13 4.4 3.16 3.13 3.8 3.2 2.6.38 2.6.35 linux (4.20.11)
Package 9
20190102
8
20180203
7
20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
4
20131113
3
20121105
2
06052011
1
01042011
Package
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- 0.6.1 0.6.1 0.5.13 0.5.8 0.5.6 0.5.5 lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.12) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.3.12)
mate-desktop (1.20.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.4)
mesa (18.3.4) 18.0.5 17.0.2 11.2.0 10.3.2 10.1.3 9.1.7 8.0.2 7.10.2 7.7.1 mesa (18.3.4)
mysql (8.0.15) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.15)
nautilus (3.30.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.30.5)
NVIDIA (415.27) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 256.52 NVIDIA (415.27)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 3.4.11.2 openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (11.0.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (11.0.1)
openssh (7.9p1) 7.6p1 7.2p2 7.2p2 6.6p1 6.6p1 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.3p1 openssh (7.9p1)
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.1f 1.0.1f 1.0.1c 1.0.1 0.9.8o 0.9.8k openssl (1.1.1a)
perl (5.28.1) 5.26.1 5.22.1 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.10.1 5.10.1 perl (5.28.1)
php (7.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.2)
plasma-desktop (5.15.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.15.1)
postfix (3.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.9.1 -- -- postfix (3.3.2)
postgresql (11.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (11.2)
Python (3.7.2) 2.7.15 2.7.11 2.7.11 2.7.5 2.7.5 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.1 2.6.5 Python (3.7.2)
qt (5.12.1) 5.9.5 5.5.1 5.5.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- qt (5.12.1)
samba (4.9.4) 4.7.6 4.3.11 4.3.11 4.1.6 4.1.6 -- -- -- 3.5.6 samba (4.9.4)
systemd (241) 237 229 229 204 204 -- -- -- -- systemd (241)
thunderbird (60.5.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (60.5.1)
vim (8.1) 8.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.6) 3.0.2 2.2.2 2.2.2 2.1.6 -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.18.4 1.15.1 1.15.1 1.13.3 1.11.4 1.10.1 1.7.5 xorg-server (1.20.3)

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Version: 9
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-02-20
Votes: 0


Habe viele Distros ausprobiert aber bei Peppermint OS hängen geblieben. Es läuft auf zwei alten schwachen PC's mit AMD 9 plus einem alten Netbook mit AMD C-50 Prozessor sowie auf einem Laptop mit Intel i5 Prozessor der ersten Generation Problemlos. Habe es auch bei Kollegen die keine Ahnung von Computer und Software haben installiert, die sind alle glücklich damit wie ich auch. Werde garantiert nicht mehr wechseln weil hier funktioniert einfach alles ohne grosse Anpassungen. Meinen Dank an die Macher von Peppermint für dieses grossartige OS.


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Version: 9
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-02-03
Votes: 9


I am going to make Peppermint 9 my main distro for 2019 due to it being a lightweight & very dependable distro for both my home & work desktop computers...


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Version: 9
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-01-27
Votes: 1


have used several versions of this os - always had a positive experience on a variety of laptops of vary ages and abilities. The desktop presentation is attractive (a mixture I think of xfce & lxde) and very responsive to commands. It is easy for newcomers, with a vibrant and welcoming forum community. Been running various versions now for several years and the issues have been few and all resolvable. Yes you may have to install an office suite etc - but the process is simple to do via the software centre. An ideal os for low spec and high spec machines. Would recommend to users old and new.


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