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GeeXboX

Last Update: 2019-09-17 20:04 UTC


GeeXboX is a free and open-source media centre oriented Linux distribution for embedded devices and desktop computers. It is a full-featured operating system that can be booted from a live CD, a USB key, an SD/MMC card or it can be installed on a regular hard disk drive. The GeeXboX distribution is lightweight and designed for one single goal - to embed all major multimedia applications in order to turn any computer into a home theatre personal computer. The GeeXboX project is a non-commercial organization founded in 2002.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 172 (49), 6 months: 154 (58), 3 months: 140 (67), 4 weeks: 89 (140), 1 week: 225 (33)

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GeeXboX Summary
Distribution GeeXboX
Home Page http://www.geexbox.org/
Mailing Lists http://www.geexbox.org/mailing-lists/
User Forums http://www.geexbox.org/forum/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://www.geexbox.org/documentation/
Screenshots http://www.geexbox.org/screenshots/
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://www.geexbox.org/download/
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 3.0: Linux User
2.0: LWN
1.1: BlogspotLinux.com
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2013-11-02: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 3.1
 • 2012-09-20: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 3.0
 • 2011-09-18: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 2.0
 • 2010-03-13: Development Release: GeeXboX 2.0 Alpha 2
 • 2010-02-15: Development Release: GeeXboX 2.0 Alpha 1
 • 2009-06-20: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 1.2.2
 • 2009-02-01: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 1.2
 • 2008-12-28: Development Release: GeeXboX 1.2 Beta 3
 • 2008-12-14: Development Release: GeeXboX 1.2 Beta 2
 • 2008-11-02: Development Release: GeeXboX 1.2 Beta 1
 • 2007-07-02: Distribution Release: GeeXboX 1.1
 • 2007-06-02: Development Release: GeeXboX 1.1 RC3
 • More GeeXboX releases...

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  • To compare the software in this project to the software available in other distributions, please see our Compare Packages page.
  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 20190917 20181018 3.1 2.0 1.2.4
Release Date 2019-09-17 2018-10-18 2013-11-01 2011-10-18 2009-10-11
End Of Life          
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 200-300 200-300 100-200    
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation       -- --
Default Desktop Kodi Kodi XBMC XBMC MPlayer
Package Management -- -- -- -- --
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture armhf, i386, x86_64 arm, i386, x86_64 arm, i386, x86_64 arm, i386, x86_64 i386, powerpc, x86_64
Init Software other other other other other
Journaled File Systems -- -- -- -- --
Multilingual en en en en en, fr
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- --
Full Package List 20190917        
Package 20190917 20181018 3.1 2.0 1.2.4
abiword (3.0.2) --        
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.0.28        
ati-driver (18.30) --        
bash (5.0) 4.3        
bind (9.15.5) 9.11.5        
chromium (77.0.3865.120) --        
cups (2.3.0) 1.6.1        
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.2.5        
e2fsprogs (1.45.4) 1.42.13        
firefox (69.0.3) --        
freetype (2.10.1) 2.4.10        
gcc (9.2.0) --        
gimp (2.10.12) --        
glibc (2.30) 2.23        
gnome-shell (3.34.1) --        
gnucash (3.7) --        
gnumeric (1.12.45) --        
grub (2.04) --        
gtk (3.24.12) --        
httpd (2.4.41) --        
inkscape (0.92.4) --        
k3b (19.08.2) --        
kmod (26) 16        
krita (4.2.7.1) --        
libreoffice (6.3.2) --        
linux (5.3.6) 4.4.67        
Package 20190917 20181018 3.1 2.0 1.2.4
lxpanel (0.10.0) --        
mariadb (10.4.8) --        
mate-desktop (1.22.2) --        
mesa (19.2.1) 17.0.6        
mysql (8.0.18) 5.5.48        
nautilus (3.34.1) --        
NVIDIA (435.21) --        
openbox (3.6.1) --        
openjdk (13) --        
openssh (8.1p1) 6.6p1        
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.0.2t        
perl (5.30.0) 5.14.2        
php (7.3.10) 5.4.12        
plasma-desktop (5.17.0) --        
postfix (3.4.7) --        
postgresql (12.0) --        
Python (3.8.0) 2.7.13        
qt (5.13.1) --        
samba (4.11.0) 3.5.10        
systemd (243) 228        
thunderbird (68.1.2) --        
vim (8.1) --        
vlc (3.0.8) --        
xfdesktop (4.14.1) --        
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.19.3        

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