Posts Tagged ‘ linux ’

PCLinuxOS 2010 beta review

Once upon a time, PCLinuxOS was the biggest desktop distro. It came from nowhere straight to the top, beating Ubuntu and other big distros.

But as fast as it rose to the top, even faster was its decline.

The next release was no where near as popular as it’s predecessor. The distro seemed to have faded into the giant pool of small Linux distros.

Is PCLOS once again a serious contender for the desktop with the 2010 release?

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Elive 2.0 Stable review

Elive is a Belgian, Debian based distro using the Enlightenment (E17) window manager.

If you want to install Elive 2.0 to your hard drive, you will need to donate money to its creator.

This fact was not mentioned on Elive’s homepage, so this came as a surprise to me when I wanted to install it.

You have to donate at least €15 before you get access to the module required to run the installer.

As a result, I can only review the live CD.

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Customizing Ubuntu, the final touch.

If you are like me, you have spend hours customizing ubuntu. You changed everything, from the themes to the fonts.

But chances are you forgot something: the system sounds.

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The best and worst docks for Ubuntu

Docks became popular when Mac began using them in their operating system. But these days docks are available on all platforms.

So which ones should you avoid and which ones should you use?

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Valve coming to Linux!

Yes, the maker of great games like Counterstrike: Source, Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 is coming to linux.

Read more about it here.

Linux is being taken more and more serious by gaming developers and that could mean other might follow soon.