基于Ubuntu的桌面发行，elementary OS 0.2 Beta 1 发布
elementary OS是基于Ubuntu的桌面发行。它的一些有趣特性包括：一套新的GTK+及GNOME图标主题，Midori网页浏览器，在机构内部开发的新应用程序 （例如通信簿Dexter及邮件客户端Postler），以及一个简单的文件管理器Nautilus Elementary。
"Developers and testers, today we are happy to announce the first beta release of elementary OS 'Luna'. Luna is our greatest undertaking yet, and along with it have come many new applications, features and development libraries. By integrating and innovating with the latest technologies, we're building a platform that free software developers can be excited about. Pantheon is our new desktop environment and shell. It consists of the greeter, panel, app launcher, dock, window manager, settings app, and theme. Our primary focus during our development of Pantheon has been to provide a clean but powerful stage for great applications." See the full release announcement for more details and screenshots. Download: elementaryos-beta1-i386.iso (621MB), elementaryos-beta1-amd64.iso (642MB).