Endless OS is a free operating system created by Endless Computers, an OEM that managed to bring its Linux operating system to the masses by shipping it pre-installed on numerous laptops.
This It is a robust and simple operating system that facilitates the use of technology for its users and brings information anywhere. This Linux distribution has a series of preloaded applications, just over 100 applications that we can count on by default in this distribution.
The distribution provides your users with a simple and simplified user experience using a GNOME 3 forked custom desktop environment, besides this, this distribution has two versions: Lite and Full.
The first It is recommended to those who have regular access to the Internet and can be done with the applications offered at any time and on the other hand the Full which is for those who do not have an Internet connection and this includes all the packages offered by the system.
Endless OS is based on GNOME with which it managed to create its own interface for the system, which is offered to users to facilitate the use of the system for newcomers to use Linux.
Upon launching Endless OS, users are greeted by an app drawer from where they can immediately launch the apps they need.
The operating system is designed to work both online and offline and you will be able to install any other application you can consider.
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What's new in Endless OS 3.5.4
In this new release of Endless OS 3.5.4 a of the main novelties that this introduces version are the new parental controls for apps.
With which now the users now they can control the applications that can be installed or launched by standard users.
Of which the user can set the following controls are available:
- Restrict applications presented in the application center based on their content rating
- Violent video games will not be visible in the center application.
- Being able to restrict access to certain applications that are already installed on the system.
For example, if the option is set to show 3-year-old age-appropriate apps, violent video games will not be visible in the app center.
In this initial version of the feature, access to applications that are already integrated into the system cannot be restricted for the moment, of which are included the Web browser, the file manager, the text editor and the video player.
But the project team says they hope to activate it in a future version of Endless OS.
Another important point to highlight about this launch of the application is that accelerated media playback was added to the system.
With this on many Intel platforms, Endless can now use non-browser hardware accelerated video decoding, if supported by the computer, and if the extension is needed, it is installed from Flathub.
Finally, another important point to highlight about this launch of the distribution was that the distribution managed to be integrated into “hack Computer”, with which now those who acquire this equipment will be able to choose the system so that it arrives already installed on their equipment.
Download and try Endless OS 3.5.4
For those who are interested in being able to download this new version of the distribution, install it or test it in a virtual machine You can go directly to the official website of the project where you can find the system image in its download section.
The link is this.
The size of The iso image of the Lite version is 1.73 GB so a 2GB USB is enough.
While for The ISO image of the Full version in Spanish is 15.4 GB and for this you will require a 16GB USB.
You can save the image with the help of Etcher on a USB.
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