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Bodhi Linux, a minimalistic Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the Enlightenment Desktop (E17) by default, has reached version 2.3.0.

Bodhi Linux e17 desktop screenshot


The Bodhi Linux 2.3.0 release brings:
  • Linux Kernel 3.8;
  • Enlightenment 0.17.1;
  • Midori 0.4.9;
  • Terminology 0.3.0 (a really nice terminal emulator for E17);
  • eCcess system tool (a tool that lets you change the time and date and manage users / groups) - see screenshot above;
  • Ubiquity 2.12;
  • Repository updates: Firefox 19.0.2, Chromium 25, Nvidia 210 drivers and LibreOffice 4.0.1;
  • 5 new themes available by default.

Here are a few more screenshots:

Bodhi Linux e17 desktop screenshot
Bodhi Linux with the default theme, Tiling profile; on the left and bottom right: Terminology; on the top right: the default file manager

Bodhi Linux e17 desktop screenshot
New Bodhi Forum theme (Desktop profile)

Bodhi Linux e17 desktop screenshot
New Angelic theme (Compositing profile)



This lightweight Linux distribution uses a "semi-rolling" release model: they follow the Ubuntu LTS release cycle for the core of the distribution but there's also backported software so users can stay up to date with applications such as Firefox, LibreOffice and other packages.


Download Bodhi Linux


Bodhi Linux is available for 32 bit (both PAE and non-PAE ISO files are available), 64 bit and ARMHF (Samsung Chromebook, MK802, Nexus 7, Raspbery Pi and Genesi Smartbook). Download the latest Bodhi Linux 2.3.0 from its homepage.


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