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BunsenLabs Linux

Last Update: 2019-11-11 00:42 UTC


BunsenLabs Linux is a distribution offering a light-weight and easily customizable Openbox desktop. The BunsenLabs distribution is based on Debian's Stable branch and is a community continuation of the CrunchBang Linux distribution.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 80 (148), 6 months: 80 (149), 3 months: 97 (134), 4 weeks: 100 (138), 1 week: 93 (132)

Average visitor rating: 8.93/10 from 88 review(s).


BunsenLabs Linux Summary
Distribution BunsenLabs Linux
Home Page https://www.bunsenlabs.org/
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User Forums https://forums.bunsenlabs.org
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Download Mirrors https://www.bunsenlabs.org/installation.html
Bug Tracker https://www.bunsenlabs.org/resources.html#packages-and-bug-reports
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 • 2018-04-30: Distribution Release: BunsenLabs Linux Helium
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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 helium-5 20170429
deuterium
20160710
hydrogen
Release Date 2019-07-09 2017-04-29 2016-07-10
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 600-1200 667-879 674-899
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Openbox Openbox Openbox
Package Management DEB (apt) DEB (apt) DEB (apt)
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i386, x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes
Asian Language Support      
Full Package List helium-5 20170429 20160710
Package helium-5 20170429
deuterium
20160710
hydrogen
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.2.1) 1.1.3 1.0.28 1.0.28
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.3 4.3
bind (9.15.5) -- -- --
chromium (78.0.3904.108) -- -- --
cups (2.3.0) -- -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.1 4.3.1
e2fsprogs (1.45.4) 1.43.4 1.42.12 1.42.12
firefox (70.0.1) 60.7.2 45.9.0 45.2.0
freetype (2.10.1) 2.6.3 2.5.2 2.5.2
gcc (9.2.0) -- -- --
gimp (2.10.14) -- -- --
glibc (2.30) 2.24 2.19 2.19
gnome-shell (3.34.1) -- -- --
gnucash (3.7) -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.46) 1.12.32 1.12.18 1.12.18
grub (2.04) -- -- --
gtk (3.24.12) 3.22.11 3.14.5 3.14.5
httpd (2.4.41) -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- --
k3b (19.08.3) -- -- --
kmod (26) 23 18 18
krita (4.2.7.1) -- -- --
libreoffice (6.3.3) 5.2.7 4.3.3 4.3.3
linux (5.3.11) 4.9.168 3.16.39 3.16.7
Package helium-5 20170429
deuterium
20160710
hydrogen
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- --
mariadb (10.4.10) -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.2) -- -- --
mesa (19.2.4) 13.0.6 10.3.2 10.3.2
mysql (8.0.18) -- -- --
nautilus (3.34.1) -- -- --
NVIDIA (440.31) -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.2
openjdk (13) -- -- --
openssh (8.1p1) 7.4p1 6.7p1 6.7p1
openssl (1.1.1d) 1.1.0f 1.0.1k 1.0.1k
perl (5.30.1) 5.24.1 5.20.2 5.20.2
php (7.3.11) -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.17.3) -- -- --
postfix (3.4.7) -- -- --
postgresql (12.1) -- -- --
Python (3.8.0) 2.7.13 2.7.9 2.7.9
qt (5.13.2) 5.7.1 4.8.6 4.8.6
samba (4.11.2) -- -- --
systemd (243) 232 215 215
thunderbird (68.2.2) -- -- --
vim (8.1) 8.0 7.4 7.4
vlc (3.0.8) 3.0.7 2.2.4 2.2.1
xfdesktop (4.14.1) -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.5) 1.19.2 1.16.4 1.16.4

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Version: helium-5
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-11-16
Votes: 0


Excelent distribution, a pleasure to use it, works in old comps and in hight-end's as well, a good work of the team.


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Version: helium-5
Rating: 5
Date: 2019-11-06
Votes: 0


The developers, although it is getting more and more, always need extremely long to release.


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Version: helium-5
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-10-26
Votes: 0


Give old computers a new life!
I use this OS with an old laptop when I mäking photos indoor (gphoto2).


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