NepaLinux

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NepaLinux
Company / developer Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya (http://www.mpp.org.np)
OS family GNU/Linux
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Initial release 2005 (age 11–12)
Latest stable release 3.0 / May 25, 2008 (2008-05-25)
Update method APT
Package manager dpkg
Supported platforms i386
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Default user interface GNOME
License Free software licenses
(mainly GPL)
Official website www.nepalinux.org

NepaLinux is a Debian and Morphix based Linux distribution focused on desktop usage in Nepali language computing.

It contains applications for desktop users like OpenOffice.org, Nepali GNOME and KDE desktops, and a way for people to type Nepali text. The development and distribution of NepaLinux is done by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. Version 1.0 was produced as part of the PAN Localization Project, with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada. NepaLinux is an effort of promoting Free and Open Source Software in Nepal.

In October 2007, NepaLinux was the joint recipient of the Association for Progressive Communications' annual APC FOSS prize.[1]

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