Linux News: Pear OS 8 Will Be Inspired By iOS 7

As you may know, Pear OS is an Ubuntu derivate, using a customized Gnome Shell DE, called Pear Shell.

Pear OS 8 will be based on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, and will have a design inspired by iOS 7, which has been recently released. The following screenshot was dropped on Google+, in order to show the resemblance between iOS 7 and Pear OS 8.

Linux News: Pear OS 8 Will Be Inspired By iOS 7

For now, the latest version available is Pear OS Beta 2, which has been released at the beginning of September 2013. More information about Pear OS Beta 2 can be found here.

Download links for Pear OS 8 Beta 2:

Pear OS 8 Beta 2 for 32 bit systems
Pear OS 8 Beta 2 for 64 bit systems

When Pear OS 8 stable will be released, you will be able to upgrade from Pear OS 8 Beta 2 to the latest version available, from the terminal, just by doing the following:

$ sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
$ sudo do-release-upgrade

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One comment on “Linux News: Pear OS 8 Will Be Inspired By iOS 7
  1. Not liking the icons, but I’m sure they can be changed. Can’t wait to see all of the new features.

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