elementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, and using solely this description users should not be impressed. Something else is happening with this operating system, something that is not fully understood.
elementary OS 20140331 has been released. The very popular, elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution. Some of its more interesting features include a new GTK+ and icon theme for GNOME, the Midori web browser, new applications developed in-house (e.g.
First things first: the name. The next Elementary OS was codenamed Isis as in the Egyptian goddess of magic and life. That was until Islamic State became a thing and the distros team decided such associations were unwanted. Now its Freya, as in the Norse goddess of love and, er, war.
elementary OS 0.2, one of the best-looking Linux distributions in existence, was released in August 2013, but the developers are not standing idle and are working on the next version. A development version is available for download, if you want to try it out.
elementary OS "Isis" is the next iteration of the famous operating system that swooped everyone off their feet with some amazing looks and a new desktop concept. The first details about the new version have been revealed and it is going to be one of the most beautiful Linux distributions in the world.
elementary OS is a GNU/Linux distribution that you will either adore or on the other hand, find isn't for you. Fast, tight and favouring beauty and a logical simplicity over the ability to customize every little thing, eOS takes a different approach to many Linux distributions.