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Runtu

Last Update: 2018-04-19 03:15 UTC


Runtu is a Russian desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu's LTS (long-term support) releases. It features full support for Russian and a variety of extra applications, tools and media codecs. There are two separate editions that are produced with a varying degree of frequency; the "Xfce" edition tend to get more attention while the "Lite" edition, featuring the LXDE desktop, is also released and updated from time to time.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 163 (50), 6 months: 212 (38), 3 months: 201 (37), 4 weeks: 172 (38), 1 week: 160 (41)

Average visitor rating: 9.67/10 from 3 review(s).


Runtu Summary
Distribution Runtu
Home Page http://www.runtu.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://forum.runtu.org/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation --
Screenshots --
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Download Mirrors http://runtu.org/runtu/download.html
Bug Tracker --
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Feature 18.04-beta 16.04.3 14.04.2 12.04 10.04 3.0
Release Date 2018-04-04 2017-08-07 2015-03-10 2012-07-19 2010-09-20 2008-10-01
End Of Life            
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 500-600 600-700        
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop LXDE Xfce Xfce GNOME, Xfce LXDE GNOME
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice GOffice OO.o
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386
Init Software systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual ru ru ru ru ru ru
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- --
Full Package List 18.04-beta 16.04.3 14.04.2 12.04 10.04 3.0
Package 18.04-beta 16.04.3 14.04.2 12.04 10.04 3.0
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- 2.8.2 --
alsa-lib (1.1.6) 1.1.3 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.22 1.0.15
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- 8.723 --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4.18 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.2
bind (9.12.1-P2) -- -- -- -- -- --
chromium (66.0.3359.181) -- -- -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.7) -- 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.5.3 -- 1.3.7
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 3.1.3 3.0.6
e2fsprogs (1.44.2) 1.44.1 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42 1.40.11 1.40.8
firefox (60.0.1) 59.0.1 54.0 36.0.1 13.0.1 -- 3.0.3
freetype (2.9.1) 2.8.1 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.4.8 2.3.11 2.3.5
gcc (8.1.0) 7.3.0 5.3.1 4.8.2 4.6.3 4.4.3 4.2.3
gimp (2.10.2) -- 2.8.16 2.8.10 2.8.2 -- 2.4.6
glibc (2.27) 2.27 2.23 2.19 2.15 2.11.1 2.7
gnome-shell (3.28.2) -- -- -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.1-1) -- -- -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.41) -- -- -- 1.10.1 1.10.1 --
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 1.99 1.98 0.97
gtk+ (3.22.30) 3.22.29 3.18.9 3.10.8 3.4.2 2.20.1 2.12.9
httpd (2.4.33) -- -- -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
k3b (18.04.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 24 22 15 -- -- --
krita (4.0.3) -- -- -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.0.4) -- 5.4.0rc3 4.4.1rc2 3.5.3 -- 2.4.1
linux (4.16.11) 4.15 4.10 3.16 3.2 2.6.32 2.6.24
Package 18.04-beta 16.04.3 14.04.2 12.04 10.04 3.0
lxpanel (0.9.3) 0.9.3 -- -- -- 0.5.5 --
mariadb (10.2.15) -- -- -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
mesa (18.1.0) 18.0.0rc5 17.0.7 10.3.2 8.0.2 7.7.1 7.0.3rc2
mysql (8.0.11) -- -- -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.28.1) -- -- -- 3.4.2 -- 2.22.5.1
NVIDIA (390.48) -- -- -- -- 195.36.24 --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 -- -- -- 3.4.10 --
openjdk (10.0.1) -- -- -- -- -- 6b11
openssh (7.7p1) 7.6p1 7.2p2 6.6p1 5.9p1 5.3p1 4.7p1
openssl (1.1.0h) 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.1f 1.0.1 0.9.8k 0.9.8g
perl (5.26.2) 5.26.1 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.10.1 5.8.8
php (7.2.5) -- -- -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.12.5) -- -- -- -- -- --
postfix (3.3.1) -- -- -- -- -- --
postgresql (10.4) -- -- -- -- -- --
Python (3.6.5) 2.7.14 2.7.11 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.6.5 2.5.2
qt (5.11.0) 5.9.4 5.5.1 4.8.5 4.8.1 4.6.2 3.3.8b
samba (4.8.2) -- 4.3.11 4.1.6 3.6.3 3.4.7 3.0.28a
systemd (238) 237 229 204 -- -- --
thunderbird (52.8.0) -- -- -- 17.0.2 -- 2.0.0.17
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.1
vlc (3.0.2) 3.0.1 2.2.2 2.1.4 2.0.1 -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- 4.12.3 4.12.0 4.10.0 -- --
xorg-server (1.20.0) 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.15.1 1.11.4 1.7.6 1.4.1git

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Average rating
9.7
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Version: 14.04.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-04-05
Votes: 1


Играбельная, лёгкая, на сиди-р уместима... пусть всегда будет рунту - пусть всегда буду я...


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Version: 16.04.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-01-28
Votes: 1


Pros:
very fast
no-pae kernel
live-cd iso
stable
LITE uses openbox
full russian translate

Cons:
there is only 14.04-based LITE edition


Good distro


Was this review helpful? Yes No
Version: 16.04.3
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-15
Votes: 12


When booting the Live USB in UEFI mode you get 2 choices Russian or English.
Works great, fast. But of course if you try to install it will be in EFI mode
and that is a problem if you have any other systems running in BIOS mode.
Reboot into BIOS mode and the Grub is in Russian, as is Runtu.
Not a problem since everything is in the same place as it is in XUBUNTU.
Once in install, change the language and all is good.
Except even though it saw my WiFi adapter and connected it would not let me pick
Install Updates during Installation.
After install it had a bit of a problem with my second display.
Other than that, this is XUBUNTU, no more, no less.
I'll leave it and play with it a bit. Like any XFCE it is extremely fast.
Give it a try, just because.


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