MEPIS released the latest stable version SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15 on 12 Jan 2010, the MEPIS project is an Open source software and falls under UNIX like OS family which can be used as desktop as operating system.

SimplyMEPIS uses Linux Kernel version 2.6.27 and KDE 3.5.10 as the default desktop environment. Some of the popular programs being offered are OpenOffice.org 3, Firefox 3.06, Amarok music player, kooka the scanner utility, DigiKam Utility and PDF Reade, Konqueror (browser), KMail, Guarddod (Firewall Utility). dpkg the Debian package management system is used in MEPIS too.

There are lots of tools available in MEPIS which has got the functionality of OpenSUES Yast and Mandriva Control Center.

SimplyMEPIS which is based on Debian 5 which is available for 32-bit and 64-bit PCs as a LiveCD or as Installation.