Leeenux Linux

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Leeenux Linux is an operating system for netbooks, mainly for ASUS Eee PC with 7" screen, but works on all netbooks. It is based on Ubuntu and easypeasy and contains only free and open source software.


Main characteristics


Leeenux started as a personal modification of easypeasy. The goal was to free up space on the 4GB SSD that comes with the Asus Eee 4G Surf, also known as the 701G. By removing software such as the proprietary Picasa and Skype, KDE apps, QT libraries, Mono, and Sun Java, a significant amount of space was freed. Instead, default gnome apps were installed, and nearly 2GB of space was saved. After removing unused graphics and help documents, it came to be 1.7GB. After adding custom graphics, it became Leeenux 1.0. After removing drivers for nVidia and ATI as well as other unneeded software, the distribution (v1.1) came to 1.4GB when installed. 1.2 version has resolved bugs discovered in version 1.1. v1.3 had significant increase in performance and resolved bugs. v2.0 is a major release of Leeenux with improved appearance, less memory but more apps. It will not have sub-versions, but instead the team is working on v3.0.

Previous Releases

Leeenux 1.0 - September 2009

Leeenux 1.1 - October 17th, 2009

Leeenux 1.2 - October 25th, 2009

Leeenux 1.3 - October 31st, 2009

Leeenux 2.0 - January 31st, 2010

Roadmap (Future Releases)

Leeenux 3.0 - March 2010

New kernel, based on Ubuntu UNR 9.10.

Leeenux 4.0 - May 2010

Based on Ubuntu UNR 10.04.

List of preinstalled applications

For a full list, reference here: [1] List of most important apps:

GNOME Commander - two panel file manager

Gnote - C++ port of Tomboy

DOSBox Emulator - DOS Emulator

ZSNES Emulator - Super Nintendo Emulator

Gens SEGA Emulator

Cheese - App for Web Camera

GNU Paint - Simple paint application

gThumb Image Viewer

Mozila Thunderbird Mail

Firefox v3.7 web browser

Pidgin Internet Messenger



Gnash SWF Viewer

Totem Movie Player

Rhythmbox Music Player

Sound Recorder

Remastersys - backup utility

See also


About Leeenux

Why Leeenux?

Get Leeenux

How to install Leeenux?

List of pre-installed apps


External links

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Personal tools

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