Pear Linux Comice OS 4 screen shot preview

Pear Linux is a relatively new community project that publishes several versions of Linux desktop distributions. The projects first “stable” release, Pear Linux Panther 3, was a horde of bugs, and was soon put back in beta mode.

During that time, the distribution was renamed to Comice OS, and the first stable edition, Pear Linux Comice OS 4, was released on March 23. There was a standard desktop edition and another designed solely for netbooks. Also released was the first beta KDE edition. You may view screen shots of the netbook edition at

While I am still working on a review of the standard and netbook editions, here are a few screen shots from a test installation of the standard edition. Look for screen shots of the netbook edition in a separate article.
Update: You may view screen shots of the netbook edition at Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Netbook screen shot preview.

Shown here is the default desktop.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Default Desktop

The first page of Launchpad, Comice OS 4’s menu.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Launchpad

The second page of Launchpad.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Launchpad Apps

The desktop showing the weather applet.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Desktop Weather

The calendar.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Desktop Calendar

The main dock.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Dock

You can add extra docks to either side of the desktop.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Side Dock

Though Pear Linux Comice OS 4 is based on Ubuntu, its graphical package manager is borrowed from Deepin Linux, another desktop distribution also based on Ubuntu. This is the main view of Pear Appstore, as it is called.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Software Center

Lower section of the same view as above.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Software Center

Pear Appstore showing updates available for installation.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Software Center Repo

A list of applications by category.
Pear Linux Comice OS 4 Software Center Apps

You may download an installation image of the 32- and 64-bit editions of Comice OS 4 here.

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4 Comments

  1. Pingback: Links 27/3/2012: Pear Linux Comice OS 4, XBMC 11.0 | Techrights

  2. this is good that 3.00 version.. nice work.. one gigabyte iso is no problem to download..

  3. Ok.. A+ for the themes.

  4. It looks very gracious.

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