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Peppermint OS

Last Update: 2019-05-18 01:42 UTC


Peppermint OS is a Lubuntu-based Linux distribution that aims to be lightning fast and easy on system resources. By employing its Site Specific Browser, Peppermint integrates seamlessly with cloud and web-based applications. The distribution's other features include automatic updates, easy step-by-step installation, sleek and user-friendly interface, and increased mobility by integrating directly with cloud-based applications. The distribution employs a hybrid LXDE/Xfce desktop environment, mixing LXDE's lxsession with Xfce's panel and application menu.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 27 (358), 6 months: 27 (353), 3 months: 35 (289), 4 weeks: 40 (285), 1 week: 41 (283)

Average visitor rating: 8.95/10 from 220 review(s).


Peppermint Summary
Distribution Peppermint OS
Home Page http://peppermintos.com/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2019-05-18: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 10
 • 2018-12-21: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9-20181222
 • 2018-06-22: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 9
 • 2018-02-05: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20180203
 • 2017-12-08: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
 • 2017-05-28: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8
 • 2016-11-29: Distribution Release: Peppermint 7-20161129
 • 2016-06-24: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 7
 • 2015-09-07: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 6-20150904
 • 2015-05-31: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Six
 • 2014-06-23: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Five
 • 2013-11-29: Distribution Release: Peppermint OS Four-20131113
 • More Peppermint releases...

  Headlines:
 •2019-01-02 Peppermint publishes ISO refresh
 •2017-01-09 Peppermint fixes installer bug
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  • 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 10
20190514
9
20190102
8
20180203
7
20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
4
20131113
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20121105
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Feature
Release Date 2019-05-17 2019-01-02 2018-02-05 2016-12-01 2015-09-06 2014-06-23 2013-11-28 2012-11-12 2011-06-10 2011-01-05 Release Date
End Of Life                     End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 1200-1400 1200-1400 1100-1300 700-800             Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE LXDE Openbox Openbox Openbox Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- GWOffice -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support                     Asian Language Support
Full Package List 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Full Package List
Package 10
20190514
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20190102
8
20180203
7
20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
4
20131113
3
20121105
2
06052011
1
01042011
Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.9) 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.0 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.22 alsa-lib (1.1.9)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 bash (5.0)
bind (9.15.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.15.4)
chromium (77.0.3865.90) -- -- 64.0.3282.119 -- 44.0.2403.89 34.0.1847.116 30.0.1599.114 18.0.1025.168 11.0.696.71 -- chromium (77.0.3865.90)
cups (2.3.0) 2.2.7 2.2.7 2.1.3 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.7.2 1.6.2 1.5.3 1.4.6 1.4.3 cups (2.3.0)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.45.3) 1.44.1 1.44.1 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42.9 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.11 e2fsprogs (1.45.3)
firefox (69.0.1) 66.0.5 64.0 -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- 4.0beta8 firefox (69.0.1)
freetype (2.10.1) 2.8.1 2.8.1 2.6.1 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.4.11 2.4.11 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.2 freetype (2.10.1)
gcc (9.2.0) 7.4.0 7.3.0 5.3.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gcc (9.2.0)
gimp (2.10.12) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gimp (2.10.12)
glibc (2.30) 2.27 2.27 2.23 2.23 2.19 2.19 2.17 2.15 2.13 2.11.1 glibc (2.30)
gnome-shell (3.34.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.34.0)
gnucash (3.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.7)
gnumeric (1.12.45) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.45)
grub (2.04) 2.02 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 grub (2.04)
gtk (3.24.11) 3.22.30 3.22.30 3.18.9 2.24.30 2.24.23 2.24.23 2.24.17 2.24.10 2.24.4 2.20.1 gtk (3.24.11)
httpd (2.4.41) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.41)
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.4)
k3b (19.08.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (19.08.1)
kmod (26) 24 24 22 22 15 15 9 -- -- -- kmod (26)
krita (4.2.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.2.6)
libreoffice (6.3.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- libreoffice (6.3.1)
linux (5.3) 4.18 4.15 4.13 4.4 3.16 3.13 3.8 3.2 2.6.38 2.6.35 linux (5.3)
Package 10
20190514
9
20190102
8
20180203
7
20161201
6
20150904
5
20140623
4
20131113
3
20121105
2
06052011
1
01042011
Package
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- 0.6.1 0.6.1 0.5.13 0.5.8 0.5.6 0.5.5 lxpanel (0.10.0)
mariadb (10.4.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.4.8)
mate-desktop (1.22.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.22.2)
mesa (19.1.7) 18.2.8 18.0.5 17.0.2 11.2.0 10.3.2 10.1.3 9.1.7 8.0.2 7.10.2 7.7.1 mesa (19.1.7)
mysql (8.0.17) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.17)
nautilus (3.34.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- nautilus (3.34.0)
NVIDIA (435.21) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 256.52 NVIDIA (435.21)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 3.4.11.2 openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (13) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (13)
openssh (8.0p1) 7.6p1 7.6p1 7.2p2 7.2p2 6.6p1 6.6p1 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.3p1 openssh (8.0p1)
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.0g 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.1f 1.0.1f 1.0.1c 1.0.1 0.9.8o 0.9.8k openssl (1.1.1d)
perl (5.30.0) 5.26.1 5.26.1 5.22.1 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.10.1 5.10.1 perl (5.30.0)
php (7.3.9) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.9)
plasma-desktop (5.16.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.16.5)
postfix (3.4.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.9.1 -- -- postfix (3.4.6)
postgresql (11.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (11.5)
Python (3.7.4) 2.7.15 2.7.15 2.7.11 2.7.11 2.7.5 2.7.5 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.1 2.6.5 Python (3.7.4)
qt (5.13.1) 5.9.5 5.9.5 5.5.1 5.5.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- qt (5.13.1)
samba (4.11.0) 4.7.6 4.7.6 4.3.11 4.3.11 4.1.6 4.1.6 -- -- -- 3.5.6 samba (4.11.0)
systemd (243) 237 237 229 229 204 204 -- -- -- -- systemd (243)
thunderbird (68.1.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (68.1.0)
vim (8.1) -- 8.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.8) -- 3.0.2 2.2.2 2.2.2 2.1.6 -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.8)
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.14.1)
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.19.6 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.18.4 1.15.1 1.15.1 1.13.3 1.11.4 1.10.1 1.7.5 xorg-server (1.20.5)

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Version: 10
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-09-20
Votes: 0


Great job with PEPPERMINT ....runs smooth, fast and easy to use. Not a resource hog so that's a big plus......found all my hardware and installed the drivers without me having to pull out my hair like with some distros (Debian). My wifi works right out the box...to me that's a great big THATA BOY in my book.
CONS....Well depends on the user I guess, for me I don't like the flag in my panel but was easy to remove so not a huge issue...comes with Firefox for the browser don't understand why not Firefox lite or Pale Moon but that to is easy to fix...
I'm running Peppermint off a USB stick and everything is running great.



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Version: 10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-09-09
Votes: 5


Was trying out different distros and came across Peppermint. Installation was flawless. Connectivity to wifi was incredible. Using LXDE panel on the XFCE interface was awesome. Makes LXDE easy to configure so far. I had no choice but to give it a rating of 10......Great job!


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Version: 10
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-09-07
Votes: 12


Interesting distro. The 32 bit version for my older laptop is fast and easy to use. Easy installation and configuration. Low resource consumption.


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