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KaOS

Last Update: 2019-11-19 08:40 UTC


KaOS is a desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment, the Calligra office suite, and other popular software applications that use the Qt toolkit. It was inspired by Arch Linux, but the developers build their own packages which are available from in-house repositories. KaOS employs a rolling-release development model and is built exclusively for 64-bit computer systems.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 59 (195), 6 months: 60 (193), 3 months: 51 (242), 4 weeks: 27 (400), 1 week: 63 (200)

Average visitor rating: 7.46/10 from 48 review(s).


KaOS Summary
Distribution KaOS
Home Page http://kaosx.us/
Mailing Lists https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/kaos-general
User Forums https://forum.kaosx.us/
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Bug Tracker https://github.com/KaOSx/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2019-10-31: Distribution Release: KaOS 2019.10
 • 2019-04-29: Distribution Release: KaOS 2019.04
 • 2019-02-28: Distribution Release: KaOS 2019.02
 • 2018-12-29: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.12
 • 2018-10-14: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.10
 • 2018-06-25: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.06
 • 2018-03-06: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.03
 • 2018-01-20: Distribution Release: KaOS 2018.01
 • 2017-11-15: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.11
 • 2017-09-02: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.09
 • 2017-06-06: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.06
 • 2017-04-11: Distribution Release: KaOS 2017.04
 • More KaOS releases...

  Headlines:
 •2017-08-14 KaOS working on hardened kernel
 •2017-03-22 KaOS updates
 •2016-09-14 KaOS gets first run wizard
 •2016-07-24 KaOS releases big changes
 • More KaOS headlines...

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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 2019.10 2018.12 2017.11 2016.11 2015.11 2014.12
Release Date 2019-10-31 2018-12-28 2017-11-14 2016-11-07 2015-11-24 2014-12-26
End Of Life            
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 2100-2200 1900-2000 1700-1800      
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE Plasma KDE
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra Calligra
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems            
Multilingual de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr de, en, es, fr
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- --
Full Package List 2019.10 2018.12 2017.11 2016.11 2015.11 2014.12

Full Package List:   KaOS 2017.04
  Number of packages: 944 (download as TXT)
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  •  a2ps 4.14-6
  •  aalib 1.4rc5-10
  •  accountsqt 1.15-4
  •  acl 2.2.52-4
  •  akonadi 17.03.90-1
  •  akonadi-contacts 17.03.90-1
  •  akonadi-mime 17.03.90-1
  •  alpm_octopi_utils 1.0.0-1
  •  alsa-firmware 1.0.29-2
  •  alsa-lib 1.1.3-1
  •  alsa-oss 1.0.28-3
  •  alsa-plugins 1.1.1-4
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.3-1
  •  ark 17.03.90-1
  •  asciidoc 8.6.9-4
  •  aspell 0.60.6.1-6
  •  atk 2.24.0-1
  •  attr 2.4.47-4
  •  audiofile 0.3.6-2
  •  audiothumbs 0.2-2
  •  autoconf 2.69-5
  •  automake 1.15-6
  •  avahi 0.6.32-2
  •  b43-fwcutter 019-3
  •  baloo 5.33.0-1
  •  baloo-widgets 17.03.90-1
  •  bash 4.4.012-1
  •  bash-completion 2.5-1
  •  bc 1.07-2
  •  bin86 0.16.21-3
  •  binutils 2.27-1
  •  bison 3.0.4-3
  •  bluedevil 5.9.4.1-1
  •  bluez 5.44-1
  •  bluez-firmware 1.2-8
  •  bluez-qt 5.33.0-1
  •  boost 1.62.0-2
  •  boost-libs 1.62.0-2
  •  breeze 5.9.4.1-1
  •  breeze-gtk 5.9.4.1-1
  •  breeze-icons 5.33.0-1
  •  btrfs-progs 4.10.2-1
  •  bzip2 1.0.6-8
  •  ca-certificates 20161130-1
  •  cairo 1.14.8-1
  •  calamares 3.1.0.6-1
  •  calamares-debug 3.1.0.6-1
  •  calligra 3.0.1-2
  •  calligra-l10n 3.0.1-2
  •  cantata 2.0.1-4
  •  ccnet 6.0.4-1
  •  cdparanoia 10.2-5
  •  cdrdao 1.2.3-13
  •  cdrtools 3.02a07-1
  •  celt 0.11.3-3
  •  chmlib 0.40-4
  •  chromaprint 1.4.2-1
  •  cifs-utils 6.7-1
  •  cln 1.3.4-2
  •  colord 1.3.4-1
  •  compositeproto 0.4.2-4
  •  console-setup 1.157-1
  •  coreutils 8.27-1
  •  cpupower 4.9-1
  •  cracklib 2.9.4-2
  •  crda 3.18-2
  •  cryptsetup 1.7.4-1
  •  cups 2.2.3-1
  •  cups-filters 1.13.4-2
  •  cups-pdf 3.0.1-1
  •  curl 7.53.1-1
  •  cyrus-sasl 2.1.26-2
  •  damageproto 1.2.1-4
  •  db 5.3.28-4
  •  dbus 1.10.18-1
  •  dbus-c++ 0.9.0-5
  •  dbus-glib 0.108-1
  •  dbus-python2 1.2.4-1
  •  dbus-python3 1.2.4-2
  •  dcadec 0.2.0-1
  •  dconf 0.26.0-3
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.23-1
  •  device-mapper 2.02.169-1
  •  dhcpcd 6.11.5-1
  •  dialog 1:1.3_20170131-1
  •  diffutils 3.5-1
  •  djvulibre 3.5.27-3
  •  dmidecode 3.0-1
  •  dmxproto 2.3.1-4
  •  dnsutils 9.11.0.3-1
  •  docbook-xml 4.5-10
  •  docbook-xsl 1.79.1-2
  •  dolphin 17.03.90-1
  •  dosfstools 4.1-1
  •  dotconf 1.3-2
  •  dri2proto 2.8-5
  •  dri3proto 1.0-3
  •  dvd+rw-tools 7.1-6
  •  e2fsprogs 1.43.4-1
  •  ebook-tools 0.2.2-4
  •  ed 1.14.2-1
  •  efibootmgr 15-1
  •  efivar 31-2
  •  eigen3 3.3.3-1
  •  elfutils 0.168-1
  •  emovix 0.9.0-9
  •  enca 1.19-2
  •  epsoneplijs 0.4.1-2
  •  epson-inkjet-printer-escpr 1.6.13-1
  •  exiv2 0.25-2
  •  expat 2.2.0-2
  •  faac 1.28-5
  •  faad2 2.7-4
  •  fakeroot 1.20.2-4
  •  farstream 0.2.8-1
  •  fatrat 1.2.0.4-1
  •  ffmpeg 3.2.4-3
  •  ffmpegthumbs 17.03.90-1
  •  fftw 3.3.6-2
  •  file 5.30-1
  •  filesystem 2017.01-1
  •  findutils 4.6.0-3
  •  fixesproto 5.0-5
  •  flac 1.3.2-1
  •  flex 2.6.3-3
  •  fluidsynth 1.1.6-9
  •  fontcacheproto 0.1.3-5
  •  fontconfig 1:2.12.1-1
  •  fontsproto 2.1.3-2
  •  foomatic-db 1:4.0_20170331-1
  •  foomatic-db-engine 1:4.0_20170331-1
  •  frameworkintegration 5.33.0-1
  •  freeglut 3.0.0-1
  •  freetds 1.00.27-1
  •  freetype2 2.7.1-1
  •  fribidi 0.19.7-1
  •  fuse 2.9.7-1
  •  gamin 0.1.10-3
  •  gawk 4.1.4-2
  •  gc 7.6.0-1
  •  gcc 5.4.1-1
  •  gcc-libs 5.4.1-1
  •  gconf 3.2.6-8
  •  gd 2.2.4-1
  •  gdb 7.12.1-1
  •  gdbm 1.13-1
  •  gdk-pixbuf2 2.36.6-1
  •  geoip 1.6.9-1
  •  geoip-database 20170404-1
  •  gettext 0.19.8.1-3
  •  ghostscript 1:9.21-1
  •  giflib 5.1.4-1
  •  gist 4.5.0-3
  •  git 2.12.2-1
  •  glew 2.0.0-1
  •  glib2 2.50.3-1
  •  glibc 2.25-1
  •  glibmm 2.50.0-1
  •  glib-networking 2.50.0-1
  •  glproto 1.4.17-3
  •  glu 9.0.0-6
  •  gmp 6.1.2-1
  •  gnupg 2.1.20-1
  •  gnutls 3.5.11-1
  •  gobject-introspection 1.50.0-1
  •  gperf 3.1-1
  •  gpgme 1.9.0-1
  •  gpm 1.20.7-5
  •  gpsd 3.16-2
  •  gptfdisk 1.0.1-5
  •  grantlee 5.1.0-2
  •  graphite 1.3.9-1
  •  grep 3.0-1
  •  groff 1.22.3-11
  •  grub 2.01.81-2
  •  grub2-editor 0.7.0-3
  •  grub-theme-midna 3.0-1
  •  gsl 2.3-1
  •  gsm 1.0.16-1
  •  gst-libav 1.10.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-bad 1.10.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-base 1.10.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-good 1.10.4-1
  •  gstreamer 1.10.4-1
  •  gtk2 2.24.31-2
  •  gtk-update-icon-cache 3.22.11-1
  •  guile 2.0.14-1
  •  gutenprint 5.2.12-2
  •  gwenview 17.03.90-1
  •  gzip 1.8-3
  •  hardware-detection 20161014-1
  •  harfbuzz 1.4.5-1
  •  hdparm 9.51-1
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.15-1
  •  hplip 3.16.11-4
  •  hspell 1.3-1
  •  hunspell 1.6.1-1
  •  hwdetect 2016.01-1
  •  hwids 20170328-1
  •  hwinfo 21.38-1
  •  hyphen 2.8.8-2
  •  iana-etc 2.30-6
  •  iasl 20170224-1
  •  icu 58.2-1
  •  ilmbase 2.2.0-2
  •  imagemagick 6.9.8.3-1
  •  imlib2 1.4.9-1
  •  inetutils 1.9.4-6
  •  iniparser 3.2-1
  •  init-live 2017.03-2
  •  inputproto 2.3.2-2
  •  inxi 2.3.8-1
  •  iproute2 4.10.0-1
  •  iptables 1.6.1-1
  •  iputils 20161105-1
  •  ipw2100-fw 1.3-10
  •  ipw2200-fw 3.1-8
  •  isl3887usb-firmware 2.13.25.0-5
  •  isl3890-firmware 2.13.25.0-5
  •  iso-codes 3.74-1
  •  isowriter 1.1.8-1
  •  iw 4.9-1
  •  jack 0.125.0-2
  •  jansson 2.10-1
  •  jasper 2.0.12-1
  •  jfsutils 1.1.15-5
  •  js 17.0.0-5
  •  json-c 0.12.1-1
  •  jsoncpp 1.8.0-1
  •  k3b 1:17.03.90-1
  •  kaccounts-integration 17.03.90-1
  •  kaccounts-providers 17.03.90-1
  •  kactivities 5.33.0-1
  •  kactivities-stats 5.33.0-1
  •  kactivitymanagerd 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kamoso 3.2.3-1
  •  kaos-wallpapers 3.0-1
  •  kapidox 5.33.0-1
  •  kaptan 5.3.6-2
  •  karchive 5.33.0-1
  •  kate 17.03.90-1
  •  kauth 5.33.0-1
  •  kbd 2.0.4-1
  •  kbookmarks 5.33.0-1
  •  kbproto 1.0.7-2
  •  kcalcore 17.03.90-1
  •  kcharselect 17.03.90-1
  •  kcmutils 5.33.0-1
  •  kcodecs 5.33.0-1
  •  kcompletion 5.33.0-1
  •  kconfig 5.33.0-1
  •  kconfigwidgets 5.33.0-1
  •  kcontacts 17.03.90-1
  •  kcoreaddons 5.33.0-1
  •  kcp 0.87.5-1
  •  kcrash 5.33.0-1
  •  kdbusaddons 5.33.0-1
  •  kdeclarative 5.33.0-1
  •  kde-cli-tools 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kde-common 17.03.90-1
  •  kdeconnect-kde 1:1.0.3-1
  •  kdecoration 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kded 5.33.0-1
  •  kdegraphics-mobipocket 17.03.90-1
  •  kdegraphics-thumbnailers 17.03.90-1
  •  kde-gtk-config 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kdelibs4support 5.33.0-1
  •  kdeplasma-addons 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kdesdk-thumbnailers 17.03.90-1
  •  kdesignerplugin 5.33.0-1
  •  kdesu 5.33.0-1
  •  kdewebkit 5.33.0-1
  •  kdiagram 2.6.0-1
  •  kdialog 17.03.90-1
  •  kdnssd 5.33.0-1
  •  kdoctools 5.33.0-1
  •  keditbookmarks 17.03.90-1
  •  kemoticons 5.33.0-1
  •  keneric 0.3-1
  •  keyutils 1.5.10-1
  •  kf5-attica 5.33.0-1
  •  kfilemetadata 5.33.0-1
  •  kfind 17.03.90-1
  •  kglobalaccel 5.33.0-1
  •  kgpg 17.03.90-1
  •  kguiaddons 5.33.0-1
  •  khd-nvidia-340xx 340.102-7
  •  khd-nvidia 378.13-5
  •  khelpcenter 17.03.90-1
  •  kholidays 17.03.90-1
  •  khotkeys 5.9.4-2
  •  khtml 5.33.0-1
  •  ki18n 5.33.0-1
  •  kiconthemes 5.33.0-1
  •  kidletime 5.33.0-1
  •  kimageformats 5.33.0-1
  •  kinfocenter 5.9.4-2
  •  kinit 5.33.0-1
  •  kio 5.33.0-1
  •  kio-extras 17.03.90-1
  •  kipi-plugins 5.5.0-2
  •  kirigami 2.0.0-1
  •  kitemmodels 5.33.0-1
  •  kitemviews 5.33.0-1
  •  kjobwidgets 5.33.0-1
  •  kjs 5.33.0-1
  •  kjsembed 5.33.0-1
  •  kmediaplayer 5.33.0-1
  •  kmenuedit 5.9.4-2
  •  kmime 17.03.90-1
  •  kmod 24-1
  •  knewstuff 5.33.0-1
  •  knotifications 5.33.0-1
  •  knotifyconfig 5.33.0-1
  •  kompare 17.03.90-1
  •  konsole 17.03.90-1
  •  kpackage 5.33.0-1
  •  kparts 5.33.0-1
  •  kpat 17.03.90-1
  •  kpeople 5.33.0-1
  •  kplotting 5.33.0-1
  •  kpmcore 3.0.3-1
  •  kpmcore-debug 3.0.3-1
  •  kproperty 3.0.1-1
  •  kpty 5.33.0-1
  •  krb5 1.15.1-1
  •  kreport 3.0.1-1
  •  krita 3.1.2.1-1
  •  kross 5.33.0-1
  •  kruler 17.03.90-1
  •  krunner 5.33.0-1
  •  kscreen 5.9.4-2
  •  kscreenlocker 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kservice 5.33.0-1
  •  ksshaskpass 5.9.4.1-1
  •  ksysguard 5.9.4-2
  •  ktexteditor 5.33.0-1
  •  ktextwidgets 5.33.0-1
  •  ktp-accounts-kcm 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-approver 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-auth-handler 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-call-ui 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-common-internals 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-contact-list 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-contact-runner 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-desktop-applets 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-filetransfer-handler 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-kded-module 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-send-file 17.03.90-1
  •  ktp-text-ui 17.03.90-1
  •  kunitconversion 5.33.0-1
  •  kwallet 5.33.0-1
  •  kwalletmanager 17.03.90-1
  •  kwayland 5.33.0-1
  •  kwidgetsaddons 5.33.0-1
  •  kwin 5.9.4.1-1
  •  kwindowsystem 5.33.0-1
  •  kxmlgui 5.33.0-1
  •  kxmlrpcclient 1:5.33.0-1
  •  lame 3.99.5-4
  •  lcms 1.19-6
  •  lcms2 2.8-1
  •  ldb 1.1.29-1
  •  less 491-1
  •  libaccounts-glib 1.23-1
  •  libaio 0.3.110-2
  •  libao 1.2.2-1
  •  libarchive 3.3.1-1
  •  libass 0.13.6-1
  •  libassuan 2.4.3-1
  •  libasyncns 0.8-4
  •  libatasmart 0.19-3
  •  libatomic_ops 7.4.4-1
  •  libavc1394 0.5.4-3
  •  libbluray 1.0.0-1
  •  libbsd 0.8.3-1
  •  libburn 1.4.6-1
  •  libcaca 0.99.beta19-2
  •  libcanberra 0.30-2
  •  libcanberra-gstreamer 0.30-2
  •  libcanberra-pulse 0.30-2
  •  libcap 2.25-2
  •  libcddb 1.3.2-5
  •  libcdio 0.94-1
  •  libcdio-paranoia 10.2.2-1
  •  libcl 1.1.11-1
  •  libconfig 1.6-1
  •  libcroco 0.6.12-1
  •  libcups 2.2.3-1
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Version: 2019.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-11-13
Votes: 17


One of the best implemetation of KDE desktop. The system appears to be well integrated with the applications that are installed. As it is a rolling release, you get to have the latest packages.
I've been using it for about a couple of weeks and so far it seems to be a well polished linux distribution.


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Version: 2019.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-11-10
Votes: 3


I've downloaded the ISO, ran it in an Virtual Box Live version. It looks great, the KDE is very professionally crafted to work with this Linux distribution with hardly any flaws. The boot up process was straight forward in live mode, it automatically installed the Nvidia drivers. Thus, so far, what I've seen in the Live mode works great and I think it has a lot of potential. Definitively its a distro to watch as it develops with time.


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Version: 2019.10
Rating: 7
Date: 2019-11-09
Votes: 0


I really like the distro and its look but it has a few bugs and hangs up from time to time as well as loosing bootability! I will keep trying it on VB



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