David Tavares has announced the release of Pear Linux 6, an easy-to-use Ubuntu-based distribution for the desktop. What's new? "Based on ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS without Unity and the GNOME panel; new Pear Linux Shell (6.0); new Pear Linux Panel (1.0.4); new Pear Aurora 1.0.5 - a new window manager for Pear Linux; new Pear Linux theme and new icon theme; new Dock - the dock is no longer based on Docky (Mono code has been removed), it is now faster and uses fewer resources; new boot splash and login screen; new desktop notifications; new Pear Appstore 6.1.0; new Pear WiFi 1.0 (installer for Windows WiFi drivers); new Mission Control; new Virtual Desktop Switcher; new social applications for Facebook, Twitter and Google+; new version of the Alt-F2 command...."
See the release announcement for additional details.


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Pearlinux-6-x86.iso (822MB, MD5, torrent)
PearLinux-6-x64.iso (926.8 MB)

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