Linux.com

Home News Enterprise Computing Cloud Computing Peppermint: A New Linux OS for the Cloud

Peppermint: A New Linux OS for the Cloud

Peppermint, a new Linux-based operating system with a focus on cloud computing and Web applications, is launching into a private beta this week to a limited number of participants, and will open up later next month to even more. The OS is a fork of Lubuntu and uses some of Linux Mint's configuration files, hence the name "Peppermint." Unlike desktop-focused Linux distributions, running applications on Peppermint won't require "installing countless numbers of software packages and reading wikis all Saturday afternoon," reads the product homepage. Instead, users will run Web apps in their own windows via Mozilla's Prism technology...

Read more at ReadWriteWeb

 

 

 

Comments

Subscribe to Comments Feed

Upcoming Linux Foundation Courses

  1. LFD320 Linux Kernel Internals and Debugging
    04 Aug » 08 Aug - Virtual
    Details
  2. LFD405 Embedded Linux Development with Yocto Project
    04 Aug » 07 Aug - Santa Clara, CA
    Details
  3. LFD312 Developing Applications For Linux
    18 Aug » 22 Aug - Virtual
    Details

View All Upcoming Courses

Become an Individual Member
Check out the Friday Funnies

Sign Up For the Linux.com Newsletter


Who we are ?

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to the growth of Linux.

More About the foundation...

Frequent Questions

Join / Linux Training / Board