Absolute Linux

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Absolute Linux
DeveloperPaul Sherman, USA
OS familyUnix-like
Working stateCurrent
Source modelPrimarily open source
Initial release2007
Latest release20181124 / 24 November 2018 (8 months ago) (2018-11-24) [1]
Marketing targetNetbooks, older systems and general use
Platformsx86, x86-64
Kernel typeMonolithic
Default user interfaceIceWM
LicenseGPL and various others
Official websiteabsolutelinux.org

Absolute Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution that works on older hardware and is based on Slackware Linux.[2] The client is designed for everyday use (internet, multimedia, documents). Absolute Linux's default file and window managers are IceWM and ROX.[3] Some of the programs offered by default include: GIMP, LibreOffice, Firefox, Xfburn, p7zip and qBittorrent.[4] Many script utilities are included with Absolute Linux to aid with configuration and maintenance of the system.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.absolutelinux.org
  2. ^ "About Absolute Linux". Absolute Linux. Archived from the original on 25 January 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  3. ^ "DistroWatch.com: Absolute Linux". DistroWatch. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  4. ^ "package list". www.absolutelinux.org. Retrieved 2015-09-04.

External links[edit]

Official website