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DistroWatch.com: feren OS

feren OS

Last Update: 2017-08-19 02:24 UTC


feren OS is a desktop Linux distribution based on Linux Mint's main edition. The feren OS distribution ships with the Cinnamon desktop environment and includes the WINE compatibility layer for running Windows applications. The distribution also ships with the WPS productivity software, which is mostly compatible with Microsoft Office, and the Vivaldi web browser.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 108 (105), 6 months: 53 (211), 3 months: 48 (223), 4 weeks: 18 (474), 1 week: 5 (1,547)

Average visitor rating: 7.61/10 from 33 review(s).


feren OS Summary
Distribution feren OS
Home Page http://ferenos.weebly.com/
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User Forums
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://ferenos.weebly.com/tips-and-tricks.html
Screenshots http://ferenos.weebly.com/screenshots-and-videos.html DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://sourceforge.net/projects/ferenoslinux/files/
Bug Tracker https://github.com/feren-OS/feren-OS-Bug-Repoting/issues
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-08-18: Distribution Release: feren OS 2017.08
 • 2017-05-01: Distribution Release: feren OS 2017.0
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  Headlines:
 •2017-06-11 feren OS to go rolling release
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Feature 2017.08 2016.2
Release Date 2017-08-17 2016-12-16
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 3000-3100MB  
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Cinnamon Cinnamon
Package Management DEB (apt) DEB (apt)
Release Model Rolling Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice WPS
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext4, ext3 Btrfs, ext4, ext3
Multilingual    
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 2017.08 2016.2
Package 2017.08 2016.2
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.1.0 1.1.0
ati-driver (16.40) -- --
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.3
bind (9.11.2) -- --
chromium (60.0.3112.101) -- --
cups (2.2.4) 2.1.3 2.1.3
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.3 4.3.3
e2fsprogs (1.43.5) 1.42.13 1.42.13
firefox (55.0.2) 53.0.3 49.0
freetype (2.8) 2.6.1 2.6.1
gcc (7.2.0) 5.3.1 5.3.1
gimp (2.8.22) 2.8.16 --
glibc (2.26) 2.23 2.23
gnome-shell (3.24.3) -- --
gnucash (2.6.17) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.35) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.22.19) 3.18.9 3.18.9
httpd (2.4.27) -- --
inkscape (0.92.2) -- --
k3b (17.08.0) -- --
kmod (24) 22 22
libgnome (2.32.1) -- --
libreoffice (5.4.0) 5.1.6rc2 5.1.4
linux (4.12.8) 4.8 4.4
Package 2017.08 2016.2
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- --
mariadb (10.2.8) -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) 1.18.0 --
mesa (17.1.7) 12.0.6 11.2.0
mysql (5.7.19) -- --
nautilus (3.24.2.1) -- --
NVIDIA (384.69) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (8u144) 8u131 8u91
openssh (7.5p1) 7.2p2 7.2p2
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.0.2g 1.0.2g
perl (5.26.0) 5.22.1 5.22.1
php (7.1.8) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.10.5) -- --
postfix (3.2.2) -- --
postgresql (9.6.4) -- --
Python (3.6.2) 2.7.11 2.7.11
qt (5.9.1) 5.5.1 5.5.1
samba (4.6.7) 4.3.11 4.3.9
systemd (234) 229 229
thunderbird (52.3.0) 52.1.1 --
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.4
vlc (2.2.6) -- 2.2.2
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- --
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.18.4 1.18.3

Reader Ratings
Reader supplied reviews for feren OS

Average rating
7.6
from 33 review(s)



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Version: 2017.08
Rating: 5
Date: 2017-08-22
Votes: 0


PROS:

Nice to have a Forked Mint version
Lots of potential

CONS:

Kraup, errors right off the bat, can not change theme using Themur, or download and install anything from the repositories.




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Version: 2017.08
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-22
Votes: 0


Nice and fast system. Its very easy to make the look of the system you prefer. I use it in the dutch language.

I'am a dutch speaking person so:

Prachtig en zeer snel systeem. Eenvoudig aan te passen naar je eigen voorkeur, die van mij lijkt op windows 10. Alles draait erop wat je maar nodig denkt te hebben, wine, virtual box, samba, google chrome etc. Let er wel op dat gnome de voorkeur heeft qua presenteren. Dit operating system heeft heel veel potentie. Het is voor mij persoonlijk een van de beste systemen op dit moment.


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Version: 2017.08
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-08-20
Votes: 2


Since the install bug fix now it's a very interresting and complete distro.
I would rate it a 9 if there was an Xfce flawour.
So, developpers, please, offer us the choice of a XFCE flavour,
and FEREN will become the only OS on my PC.
FEREN looks like BEEFREE OS.

I'm a french speaking linuxer, so:

Depuis la résolution du bug d'installation, Feren est une distro complète et intéressante. Très facie à installer et à utiliser.
Bon thème , bureau identique à W7.
La liste des dépôts est très complète et l'installation de nouveaux logiciels est donc très facile..
Je donnerais 9 s'il y avait le choix d'un bureau Xfce , et j'en ferais le seul OS de mon PC.
PRO's:
Very easy to install and to use.
Very, very complete repositories included.
Dark theme is perfect.
Made to be a today distro.
CON's:
Lack of a Xfce flavour
To much RAM usage for old computer


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