Pinguy OS

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Pinguy OS
Pinguy-os-desktop-12-04.png
Pinguy OS 12.04 LTS x86_64
DeveloperAntoni Norman[1]
OS familyLinux
Source modelOpen source
Initial release8 April 2010 (2010-04-08)
Latest release18.04.2[2] / 30 March 2019; 47 days ago (2019-03-30)
Latest preview18.04 Beta[3] / May 9, 2018; 12 months ago (2018-05-09)
PlatformsIA-32, x86-64
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
Default user interfaceGNOME
Official websitewww.pinguyos.com

Pinguy OS is a free computer operating system (a Linux distribution) for x86-based PCs, derived from Ubuntu Linux.[4][5]

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.[6]

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 Distrowatch.com.[4]

Features[edit]

The following features[7] are found in the Pinguy OS distribution:

Release history[edit]

The following is the release history for Pinguy OS[9]

Legend:
Old version, no support
Older version, still supported
Current stable version
Latest preview version
Future release
Version Date[10] Notes
Old version, no longer supported: 10.04 2011-04-08 LTS Release
Old version, no longer supported: 10.10 2010-11-12
Old version, no longer supported: 10.04.2[11] 2011-02-12 LTS Point Release
Old version, no longer supported: 10.04.3[12] 2011-05-08 LTS Point Release
Old version, no longer supported: 11.04.1 2011-05-26
Old version, no longer supported: 11.04.1 Mini 2011-06-04
Old version, no longer supported: Ping-Eee OS 11.04.1 2011-07-08 Designed for Netbooks
Old version, no longer supported: 11.10 2011-11-15
Old version, no longer supported: 11.10 Mini 2011-11-25
Old version, no longer supported: 12.04 2012-06-17 LTS Release
Old version, no longer supported: 12.10 2012-11-21
Old version, no longer supported: 13.04 2013-05-21
Older version, yet still supported: 14.04 Mini 2014-04-28 LTS Release
Older version, yet still supported: 14.04 2014-05-12 LTS Release
Old version, no longer supported: 14.04.3 2015-09-11
Old version, no longer supported: 14.04.4 2016-03-03
Older version, yet still supported: 18.04[13][14] 2018-07-02 LTS Release.
Older version, yet still supported: 18.04.1 2018-08-05
Current stable version: 18.04.2 2019-03-30

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.[15]

Availability[edit]

Pinguy OS is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.[16]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pinguy OS 10.04.1.2". Archived from the original on 29 September 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2011. (Page 1, paragraph 2) Antoni Norman explains why he created Pinguy OS.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Pinguy OS 18.04 Beta | Pinguy OS
  4. ^ a b "DistroWatch.com: Pinguy OS". Retrieved 17 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Pinguy OS - Ubuntu Forums". Retrieved 17 December 2011.
  6. ^ "Pinguy OS 13.04 (Final, Yet Beta) Released With GNOME 3.8 ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux blog". Retrieved 24 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Pinguy OS". Retrieved 20 December 2011.
  8. ^ The Full Final has been Released. | Pinguy OS
  9. ^ "Pinguy OS is 1 Years old today". Retrieved 17 December 2011.
  10. ^ "Pinguy OS". Pinguy OS Files. Sourceforge. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  11. ^ A Week with Pinguy - The Slick Ubuntu Remix - Make Tech Easier
  12. ^ Pinguy OS - Jack of all trades, master of none, Dedoimedo
  13. ^ Seems to be little to no News about Pinguy 18.04. | Pinguy OS
  14. ^ DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 771, 9 July 2018
  15. ^ Pinguy OS New Releases – Where are they? | Pinguy OS
  16. ^ "Download site for 32-bit and 64-bit Pinguy OS". Retrieved 17 December 2011.

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