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DevelopersimpleLinux Foundations and Open Source Developers' Conference, Malaysia
OS familyUnix-like
Working stateDormant
Source modelOpen source
Latest releasesimpleLinux 1.10 (codename Optimist Oncilla) / 2012
Marketing targetCommunity
Available inEnglish
Package managerSlackpkg and the LZMA package
Platformsx86 (32 bit Intel or AMD) and x86-64 (EMT64 Intel or AMD)
Kernel typeMonolithic
Default user interfaceKDE 3.5 (Stable)
LicenseFree software licenses
(mainly GPL v3)
Official website

simpleLinux is a Linux distribution that uses LZMA compression to compress its system files. The project was started in 2007 by a group of Malaysian developers.[1][2][3][4][5] simpleLinux is a Slackware-based distribution that comes in both Live CD or Persistence version that can be installed to a medium. simpleLinux comes to be a multi-tasking operating system that runs the X Window.

Graphical user interface[edit]

K Desktop Environment is used as a primary Graphical User Interface. The current version of K Desktop Environment that is used on simpleLinux is KDE 3.5 (stable). As an extended use, Compiz Fusion is also integrated on the newest simpleLinux version.[6]

Package manager[edit]

simpleLinux uses Slackpkg to install, remove and upgrade packages over the network.[7] Moreover, simpleLinux provides an optional lzm packages on their official repository. All applications provided in the repository are compressed with LZMA.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "simpleLinux GNU/Linux Wiki". (simpleLinux Official Wiki Site). 2012-09-28. Archived from the original on 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2012-09-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "simpleLinux GNU/Linux Review on". (Malaysian Freelancer Software and Lifestyle Blogger). 2010-12-04. Retrieved 2012-09-29.
  3. ^ "simpleLinux GNU/Linux Q & A on". 2010-12-30. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  4. ^ "simpleLinux on LXDE Wiki". (LXDE Official Wiki). 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  5. ^ "simpleLinux version 1.10 (Codename Optimist Oncilla) released". 2012-09-29. Retrieved 2012-09-29.
  6. ^ "simpleLinux GNU/Linux Running Compiz Fusion by". 2011-02-07. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  7. ^ "Install, remove and update applications in the simpleLinux GNU/Linux". 2012-09-28. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2012-09-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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