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Source Mage GNU/Linux

Last Update: 2018-11-20 18:20 UTC


Sourcemage is a source-based GNU/Linux distribution based on a Sorcery metaphor of 'casting' and 'dispelling' programs, which we refer to as 'spells'.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 253 (28), 6 months: 251 (27), 3 months: 244 (29), 4 weeks: 229 (32), 1 week: 217 (31)

Average visitor rating: 5/10 from 1 review(s).


Source Mage Summary
Distribution Source Mage GNU/Linux
Home Page http://www.sourcemage.org/
Mailing Lists http://sourcemage.org/Contact/Mailing%20lists
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://sourcemage.org/Docs
Screenshots http://download.sourcemage.org/screenshots/
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://sourcemage.org/Download
Bug Tracker https://bugs.sourcemage.org/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2009-06-07: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.10.0
 • 2006-03-15: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9.6
 • 2005-10-17: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9.5
 • 2005-07-18: Development Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 20050718
 • 2004-10-28: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9.3
 • 2004-09-22: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9.2 (PPC)
 • 2004-03-07: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9.2
 • 2004-01-31: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.9
 • 2003-12-19: Distribution Release: Source Mage 0.8
 • 2003-10-27: Distribution Release: Source Mage 0.7.1
 • 2003-09-26: Distribution Release: Source Mage GNU/Linux 0.7
 • 2003-09-18: Review: Source Mage and Onebase Linux
 • More Source Mage releases...

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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 grimoire
test
grimoire
stable
0.10.0 0.9.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 Feature
Release Date 2018-11-20 2018-11-20 2009-06-05 2006-03-13 2003-12-19 2003-09-27 2003-06-16 2003-03-16 Release Date
End Of Life                 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   291-291             Image Size (MB)
Free Download Yes Yes ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Default Desktop
Package Management SRC SRC SRC SRC SRC SRC SRC SRC Package Management
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Release Model
Office Suite Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o KOffice KOffice KOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture x86, x86_64 x86, x86_64 x86, x86_64 i486 ix86, ppc ix86, ppc ix86, ppc ix86, ppc Processor Architecture
Init Software other other other other other other other other Init Software
Journaled File Systems ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support                 Asian Language Support
Full Package List                 Full Package List
Package grimoire
test
grimoire
stable
0.10.0 0.9.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 Package
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.1 3.0.1 2.6.8 2.4.2 2.0.0 1.99.4 1.0.4 1.0.4 abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.7 1.0.28 1.0.19 1.0.9 0.9.8 0.9.6 0.9.1 0.9.1 alsa-lib (1.1.7)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- --           ati-driver (18.30)
bash (4.4.18) 4.4.23 4.3 4.0 3.0 2.05b 2.05b 2.05b 2.05b bash (4.4.18)
bind (9.13.3) 9.11.0-P3 9.10.4-P4 9.6.0-P1 9.3.1 9.2.3 9.2.2 9.2.2 9.2.2 bind (9.13.3)
chromium (70.0.3538.110) -- --             chromium (70.0.3538.110)
cups (2.2.9) 2.2.9 2.0.3 1.3.10 1.1.23 1.1.20rc5 1.1.19 1.1.19 1.1.18 cups (2.2.9)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.4 4.3.4 3.1.1 3.0.3 3.0.1rc12 3.0.1rc11 3.0pl2 3.0pl2 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.44.4 1.42.13 1.41.5 1.38 1.34 1.34 1.32 1.32 e2fsprogs (1.44.4)
firefox (63.0.3) 63.0.3 42.0 3.0.10 1.0.7         firefox (63.0.3)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.9.1 2.5.5 -- 2.1.10 2.1.5 2.1.4 -- -- freetype (2.9.1)
gcc (8.2.0) 8.2.0 4.6.4 4.3.3 3.4.4 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.2.2 3.2.2 gcc (8.2.0)
gimp (2.10.8) 2.8.22 2.8.14 2.6.6 2.2.8 1.2.5 1.2.5 1.2.3 1.2.3 gimp (2.10.8)
glibc (2.28) 2.28 2.22 2.9 2.3.5 2.3.2 2.3.2 2.3.1 2.3.1 glibc (2.28)
gnome-shell (3.30.2) 3.8.1 3.8.1             gnome-shell (3.30.2)
gnucash (3.3) 2.4.7 2.4.7 2.2.9 1.8.11 1.8.8 1.8.5 1.8.1 1.8.1 gnucash (3.3)
gnumeric (1.12.43) 1.12.35 1.12.18 1.8.4 1.4.3 1.2.1 1.1.20 1.0.12 1.0.12 gnumeric (1.12.43)
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.00 0.97 0.97 0.93 0.93 0.93 0.93 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.24.1) 3.24.1 3.14.6 2.16.1 2.6.10 2.2.4 2.2.3 2.2.1 2.2.1 gtk+ (3.24.1)
httpd (2.4.37) 2.2.31 2.2.31 2.2.11 2.0.54 2.0.48 2.0.47 2.0.45 2.0.44 httpd (2.4.37)
inkscape (0.92.3) 0.92.2 0.48.5 0.46 0.42.2         inkscape (0.92.3)
k3b (18.08.3) 2.0.2 1.0.5 0.12.4a 0.10.1 0.9     k3b (18.08.3)
kmod (25) 25 19             kmod (25)
krita (4.1.5) 4.1.5             krita (4.1.5)
libreoffice (6.1.3) 1.1.5 1.1.5 1.1.0 -- -- -- libreoffice (6.1.3)
linux (4.19.3) 2.6.27.10 2.4.23 2.4.21 2.4.20 2.4.20 linux (4.19.3)
Package grimoire
test
grimoire
stable
0.10.0 0.9.6 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 Package
lxpanel (0.9.3) 0.5.8 0.5.8 0.3.2.1           lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.11) 5.2.14 5.2.14             mariadb (10.3.11)
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- --             mate-desktop (1.20.3)
mesa (18.2.5) 18.2.5             mesa (18.2.5)
mysql (8.0.13) 5.1.73 5.1.67 5.1.34 4.1.14 4.0.16 4.0.15 3.23.55 3.23.55 mysql (8.0.13)
nautilus (3.30.3) 3.6.3 3.6.3 2.26.2 2.10.1 2.4.1 2.2.4 2.2.1 2.2.1 nautilus (3.30.3)
NVIDIA (410.78) -- -- --           NVIDIA (410.78)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.4.7.2           openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (10.0.2) -- -- --           openjdk (10.0.2)
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9p1 7.4p1 5.2p1 4.3p1 3.7.1p2 3.7.1p2 3.6.1p2 3.5p1 openssh (7.9p1)
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.0.2p 1.0.2l 0.9.8k 0.9.7h 0.9.7c 0.9.7b 0.9.7a 0.9.7a openssl (1.1.1a)
perl (5.28.0) 5.28.0 5.20.2 5.10.0 5.8.6 5.8.1 5.8.0 5.8.0 5.8.0 perl (5.28.0)
php (7.2.12) 5.4.41 5.3.17 5.2.9 5.1.0 4.3.2 4.3.2 4.3.1 4.3.1 php (7.2.12)
plasma-desktop (5.14.3) 5.14.3             plasma-desktop (5.14.3)
postfix (3.3.1) 2.9.11 2.9.11 2.5.6 2.1.5 2.0.13 2.0.13 2.0.6 2.0.6 postfix (3.3.1)
postgresql (11.1) 9.4.12 9.4.12 8.3.7 8.0.3 7.3.4 7.3.4 7.3.2 7.3.2 postgresql (11.1)
Python (3.7.1) 2.7.15 2.7.14 3.0.1 2.4.2 2.3.2 2.3 2.2.2 2.2.2 Python (3.7.1)
qt (5.11.2) 4.8.7 4.8.7 4.5.1 3.3.4 3.2.2 3.1.2 3.1.1 3.1.1 qt (5.11.2)
samba (4.9.2) 3.6.25 3.6.25 3.3.4 3.0.20a 3.0.0 2.2.8a 2.2.8a 2.2.7a samba (4.9.2)
systemd (239) 37 37             systemd (239)
thunderbird (60.3.1) 38.5.0 31.5.0 2.0.0.21 1.0.7         thunderbird (60.3.1)
vim (8.1) 8.1.0518 7.2 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1 vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.4) 3.0.4 2.1.5 0.9.9a 0.8.2         vlc (3.0.4)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.1 4.10.3 4.2.2 4.0.0 3.8.18 3.8.18 3.8.18 xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.20.1 1.8.2 1.6.1 (6.8.2)         xorg-server (1.20.3)

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Rating: 5
Date: 2018-08-29
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Little glitches in a package can stop the whole show ie: fontconfig compile fails -


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