About Exton Linux

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Almost all Exton Linux distributions are hosted by The Swedish Linux Society. Sixteen (16) exton distributions can also be downloaded from SourceForge.netFast, secure and free downloads from the largest Open Source applications and software directory

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Exton Linux is a Linux distribution developed by the Swedish developer Arne Exton. It is based on popular Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Debian, Deepin, CRUX, Puppy Linux, Slackware, Arch Linux, OpenSUSE and Fedora, and it is designed to be lightweight, fast, and easy to use. Exton Linux comes with a pre-configured desktop environment and a set of pre-installed software packages, including web browsers, office suites, multimedia players, and development tools.

Exton Linux also includes various customization options, such as the ability to change the appearance of the desktop and install additional software packages. Exton Linux is available in several editions, each tailored to specific use cases, such as general-purpose computing, gaming, multimedia, and server applications.

Exton Linux is known for its focus on being lightweight and fast, making it a popular choice for users with older or less powerful hardware. It also includes several features that are not typically found in other Linux distributions, such as support for the proprietary NVIDIA and AMD graphics drivers.

One of the key benefits of Exton Linux is its ease of use. The desktop environment is designed to be intuitive and user-friendly, with easy access to commonly used applications and system settings. Additionally, Exton Linux is designed to be compatible with a wide range of hardware, making it easy to install and use on a variety of different devices.

Exton Linux is available for download from the Exton Linux website, and it can also be purchased on a pre-installed USB drive or DVD. The distribution is actively maintained and updated, with new releases typically being made available every few months.

Overall, Exton Linux is a flexible and user-friendly Linux distribution that offers a lightweight and fast computing experience, making it a popular choice for users looking to breathe new life into older hardware or simply looking for an alternative to traditional operating systems.

Exton Linux is available in several editions, including:
Exton OS: a general-purpose Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that includes the GNOME desktop environment and a wide range of pre-installed applications.
ExTiX: a Linux distribution based on Deepin and Debian.
– ArchEX: a Linux distribution based on Arch Linux with five different Desktop Environments. Among them Deepin and Gnome.
EXTON OpSuS: a Linux distribution based on openSUSE Tumbleweed with the Deepin DE and LXQt.
ExLight: a lightweight edition that includes the Enlightenment and LXQt desktop environments and a minimal set of pre-installed applications.
– exGENT: a Linux live distribution with LXQt based on Gentoo Linux.
– CruxEX: a Linux live distribution with LXDE based on CRUX.
– PuppEX Bookworm64/Jammy64/Slack64/Focal64: a Linux distribution based on Puppy Linux.
– LFS EXTON: a Linux live distribution based on Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch.

DebEX: a fork of the Debian Linux distribution that includes the Xfce desktop environment and a set of pre-configured system tools for customizing and creating your own Debian-based Linux distribution.
– RaspEX: a Linux distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computer that includes the lightweight and fast LXDE desktop environment and a range of pre-installed software packages.

Exton Linux is known for its customization options, allowing users to tailor the distribution to their specific needs and preferences. The distribution also includes support for a wide range of software packages, making it easy to install and use popular applications and tools on your Linux system.

Overall, Exton Linux is a versatile and user-friendly Linux distribution that is well-suited for a wide range of use cases, from general-purpose computing to specialized applications like Raspberry Pi development.

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