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DeveloperMadan Award Library
OS familyLinux (Unix-like)
Working stateCurrent
Source modelOpen source
Initial release2005; 18 years ago (2005)
Latest release3.0 / May 25, 2008; 15 years ago (2008-05-25)
Update methodAPT
Package managerdpkg
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
user interface

NepaLinux was a Debian and Morphix-based Linux distribution focused on desktop usage in Nepali language computing.[1]

It contains applications for desktop users, such as, Nepali GNOME and KDE desktops, Nepali input method editor.[citation needed]

The development and distribution of NepaLinux was done by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. Version 1.0 was produced as part of the PAN Localization Project, with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada. NepaLinux is an effort of promoting free and open-source software in Nepal.[citation needed]

In October 2007, NepaLinux was the joint recipient of the Association for Progressive Communications' annual APC FOSS prize.[2]


  1. ^ "NepaLinux".
  2. ^ Pradhanang, Subir (October 17, 2007). "NepaLinux and Free Geek jointly awarded APC Chris Nicol FOSS Prize 2007". International Open Source Network. Montevideo, Uruguay. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012.