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Ubuntu Budgie

Last Update: 2019-11-11 00:35 UTC


Ubuntu Budgie (previously budgie-remix) is an Ubuntu-based distribution featuring the Budgie desktop, originally developed by the Solus project. Written from scratch and integrating tightly with the GNOME stack, Budgie focuses on simplicity and elegance, while also offering useful features, such as the Raven notification and customisation centre.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 67 (174), 6 months: 67 (173), 3 months: 60 (202), 4 weeks: 48 (285), 1 week: 84 (149)

Average visitor rating: 8.6/10 from 81 review(s).


Ubuntu Budgie Summary
Distribution Ubuntu Budgie (previously budgie-remix)
Home Page https://ubuntubudgie.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://discourse.ubuntubudgie.org/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation --
Screenshots https://ubuntubudgie.org/portfolio/screenshotsDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://ubuntubudgie.org/downloads
Bug Tracker https://bugs.launchpad.net/budgie-remix
Related Websites  
Reviews 18.04: DistroWatch
17.10: CMS Critic
17.04: DarkDuck
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2019-10-18: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 19.10
 • 2019-04-18: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 19.04
 • 2018-10-19: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 18.10
 • 2018-04-27: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 18.04
 • 2017-10-20: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 17.10
 • 2017-04-14: Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 17.04
 • 2016-10-17: Distribution Release: budgie-remix 16.10
 • More Ubuntu Budgie releases...

  Headlines:
 •2018-05-04 Dropping 32-bit support
 •2018-03-14 Unifying community discussion
 •2018-02-28 Minimal install option for 18.04
 •2017-08-25 Nimbusoft selling Ubuntu Budgie laptops
 •2016-11-09 budgie-remix becomes Ubuntu Budgie
 • More Ubuntu Budgie headlines...

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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 19.10
eoan
19.04
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10 16.04.3 Feature
Release Date 2019-10-17 2019-10-27 2018-10-18 2018-04-26 2017-10-19 2017-04-13 2016-10-16 2017-08-06 Release Date
End Of Life 2020-07 2020-07 2019-07 2021-04 2018-07 2018-01 2017-07 2019-04 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 1800-1900 1800-1900 1600-1700 1500-1600 1357-1368 1550-1563     Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop Budgie Budgie Budgie Budgie Budgie Budgie Budgie Budgie Default Desktop
Package Management DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Init Software
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 Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual                 Multilingual
Asian Language Support                 Asian Language Support
Full Package List 19.10 19.04 18.10 18.04 17.10 17.04 16.10 16.04.3 Full Package List
Package 19.10
eoan
19.04
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10 16.04.3 Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.9 1.1.8 1.1.6 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.2 1.1.0 alsa-lib (1.1.9)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 5.0 5.0 4.4.18 4.4.18 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 bash (5.0)
bind (9.15.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.15.5)
chromium (78.0.3904.97) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (78.0.3904.97)
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.12 2.2.10 2.2.8 2.2.7 2.2.4 2.2.2 2.2.0 2.1.3 cups (2.3.0)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.4.1 4.4.1 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.3 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.45.4) 1.45.3 1.44.6 1.44.4 1.44.1 1.43.5 1.43.4 1.43.3 1.42.13 e2fsprogs (1.45.4)
firefox (70.0.1) 69.0.3 66.0.3 63.0 59.0.2 56.0 52.0.1 49.0 54.0 firefox (70.0.1)
freetype (2.10.1) 2.9.1 2.9.1 2.8.1 2.8.1 2.8 2.6.3 2.6.3 2.6.1 freetype (2.10.1)
gcc (9.2.0) 9.2.1 8.3.0 -- -- -- -- 6.1.1 5.3.1 gcc (9.2.0)
gimp (2.10.14) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gimp (2.10.14)
glibc (2.30) 2.30 2.29 2.28 2.27 2.26 2.24 2.24 2.23 glibc (2.30)
gnome-shell (3.34.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.34.1)
gnucash (3.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.7)
gnumeric (1.12.46) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.46)
grub (2.04) 2.04 2.02 2.02 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02 grub (2.04)
gtk (3.24.12) 3.24.11 3.24.8 3.24.1 3.22.30 3.22.24 3.22.11 3.20.9 3.18.9 gtk (3.24.12)
httpd (2.4.41) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.41)
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.4)
k3b (19.08.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (19.08.3)
kmod (26) 26 25 25 24 24 22 22 22 kmod (26)
krita (4.2.7.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.2.7.1)
libreoffice (6.3.3) 6.3.2 6.2.2 6.1.2 6.0.3 5.4.1 5.3.1 5.2.2 5.1.6 libreoffice (6.3.3)
linux (5.3.11) 5.3.0 5.0 4.18 4.15 4.13 4.10 4.8 4.10.0 linux (5.3.11)
Package 19.10
eoan
19.04
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10 16.04.3 Package
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.10.0)
mariadb (10.4.10) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.4.10)
mate-desktop (1.22.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.22.2)
mesa (19.2.3) 19.2.1 19.0.2 18.2.2 18.0.0rc5 17.2.2 17.0.3 12.0.3 17.0.7 mesa (19.2.3)
mysql (8.0.18) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.18)
nautilus (3.34.1) -- -- 3.26.4 3.26.3 3.26.0 3.20.4 3.20.3 3.18.4 nautilus (3.34.1)
NVIDIA (440.31) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (440.31)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (13) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8u91 openjdk (13)
openssh (8.1p1) 8.0p1 7.9p1 7.7p1 7.6p1 7.5p1 7.4p1 -- 7.2p2 openssh (8.1p1)
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.1c 1.1.1b 1.1.1 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g openssl (1.1.1d)
perl (5.30.1) 5.28.1 5.28.1 5.26.2 5.26.1 5.26.0 5.24.1 5.22.2 5.22.1 perl (5.30.1)
php (7.3.11) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.11)
plasma-desktop (5.17.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.17.3)
postfix (3.4.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.4.7)
postgresql (12.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (12.0)
Python (3.8.0) 3.7.5 3.7.3 2.7.15 2.7.15rc1 2.7.14 2.7.13 2.7.11 2.7.11 Python (3.8.0)
qt (5.13.2) 5.12.4 5.12.2 5.11.1 5.9.5 5.9.1 5.7.1 5.6.1 4.8.7 qt (5.13.2)
samba (4.11.2) 4.10.7 4.10.0 4.8.4 4.7.6 4.6.7 4.5.4 -- 4.3.11 samba (4.11.2)
systemd (243) 242 240 239 237 234 232 231 229 systemd (243)
thunderbird (68.2.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52.2.1 thunderbird (68.2.2)
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.8)
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.14.1)
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.20.5 1.20.4 1.20.1 1.19.6 1.19.5 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.18.4 xorg-server (1.20.5)

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Version: 19.10
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-11-11
Votes: 0


Solid desktop experience, didn't switch back to Windows 10 after using this


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Version: 19.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-11-07
Votes: 11


Extremely stable, polished and fast. It is standard Ubuntu with Gnome + Budgie DE. Uses less RAM memory!!! does not need any gnome extensions, I can tweak it with Budgie tools to look either like MacOS or like Windows / KDE Plasma. Super easy to use. Recomended !!!


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Version: 19.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-10-18
Votes: 7


If you liked 19.04, then you will love 19.10. It feels way snappier and quicker. I didn't have any issues during installation (previous 19.04 i had to try 3 times somehow). I also like the switchable graphics option by default for NVIDIA cards! All I can say is this is an absolute win 10 defeater! Now it has everything for me that I missed. Well done U-Budgie Team (and Ubuntu team)!!


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