Pinguy OS

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Pinguy OS
Pinguy OS 12.04 LTS x86_64
Developer Antoni Norman[1]
OS family Linux
Working state Active
Source model Open source
Latest release 14.04.3 / September 11, 2015; 13 months ago (2015-09-11)
Platforms x86, x86-64, AMD64
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Default user interface GNOME
License GNU General Public License
Official website

Pinguy OS is a free computer operating system (a Linux distribution) for x86 and x86-64 based PCs based on Ubuntu Linux.[2][3]

General info[edit]

Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution with many applications and tweaks installed by default, rather than having to manually install them like some other Linux distributions. Such software includes ZRam and Preload.[4]

Pinguy OS "features numerous user-friendly enhancements, out-of-the-box support for multimedia codecs and browser plugins, a heavily tweaked GNOME user interface with enhanced menus, panels and dockbars, and a careful selection of popular desktop applications for many common computing tasks", according to[2]


The following features[5] are found in the Pinguy OS distribution:

Release history[edit]

The following is the release history for Pinguy OS[6]

Color Meaning
Yellow Old release
Green Current Stable release
Orange Previous Beta release
Blue Current Beta release
Version Date[7] Notes
10.04 2011-04-08 LTS Release
10.10 2010-11-12
10.04.2 2011-02-12 LTS Point Release
10.04.3 2011-05-08 LTS Point Release
11.04.1 2011-05-26
11.04.1 Mini 2011-06-04
Ping-Eee OS 11.04.1 2011-07-08 Designed for Netbooks
11.10 2011-11-15
11.10 Mini 2011-11-25
12.04 2012-06-17 LTS Release
12.10 2012-11-21
13.04 2013-05-21
14.04 Mini 2014-04-28 LTS Release
14.04 2014-05-12 LTS Release
14.04.3 2015-09-11

Beta: The 6 month Pinguy OS releases will be missing features that will be in the final LTS, but the release will be very usable.[8]


Pinguy OS is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Pinguy OS". Retrieved 17 December 2011.  (Page 1, paragraph 2) Antoni Norman explains why he created Pinguy OS.
  2. ^ a b " Pinguy OS". Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Pinguy OS - Ubuntu Forums". Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Pinguy OS 13.04 (Final, Yet Beta) Released With GNOME 3.8 ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux blog". Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Pinguy OS". Retrieved 20 December 2011. 
  6. ^ / "Pinguy OS is 1 Years old today" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  7. ^ "Pinguy OS". Pinguy OS Files. Sourceforge. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  8. ^
  9. ^ "Download site for 32-bit and 64-bit Pinguy OS". Retrieved 17 December 2011. 

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