David Tavares announced the availability of Pear OS 4.0 beta 1 on 11th Feb, 2012. This beta version depends on Ubuntu 12.02 alpha 2. In beta version they have many software packages for testing. There are many new packages like GNOME 3.3, GTK+ 3.3.14, glibc, 2.15, Mozilla Firefox 11 beta 1, Mozilla Thunderbird 11 beta 1, LibreOffice 3.5 beta 2 and Mesa 8.0 rc2. This release announcement is called Comice OS 4.
|Pear OS desktop|
The design of Pear OS is looks like MAC OS X because it contain a dock at the bottom of the screen. It gives you the media codecs in-built like out-of-box experience. It is originally based on Debian and Ubuntu and comes from France. The last version of it is Pear OS 3.0 "Panther".