elementary OS

elementary OS
Distribution of Linux
Elementaryos6.0desktop.png
Architecturex64
Release type
Initial version
Latest versionelementary OS 6.0 "Odin"
Initial release31 March 2011
User interfacePantheon
Package manager
Terminal
Based on
Ubuntu
Status

elementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu by elementary, Inc. This distribution uses a custom desktop environment called Pantheon.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

Releases of elementary OS are named based on gods/goddesses from mythology.

Name Kernel version Codename Release date
elementary OS 0.1 Ubuntu 10.10 Jupiter 31 March 2011[1]
elementary OS 0.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Luna 10 August 2013
elementary OS 0.3 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Freya 11 April 2015
elementary OS 0.4 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Loki 9 September 2016
elementary OS 5.0 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Juno (5.0)
Hera (5.1)
16 October 2018
elementary OS 6.0 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Odin 10 August 2021

References[edit | edit source]