Pardus Corporate 2 beta review

Package Management: Package Manager is the graphical interface to PiSi, the package management system on Pardus. Like Kaptan, this is the same graphical package manager on the standard Pardus edition. It has a very simple and easy to use interface, with two sections and three tabs.

Searching for applications with Package Manager. There is still this little problem of not being able to search across the tabs. For example, if you initiate a search for an application when viewing installed packages, the search results will be limited to those installed on the system, and not all the packages in the repository.

The Package Manager’s settings.

Because it is not based on any other distribution, Pardus does not yet have the luxury of third party repositories. So there is just one repository listed in the Repository tab of the Package Manager. The update manage works as expected, but even after updating the repository database, some applications, like Moovida and XBMC, were still not available for installation.

Graphical Administrative Tools: Aside from being accessible from the menu, the system tools are located in TASMAN, the control center on Pardus. I think it will make the menu a a little bit cleaner if the system tools are unlisted from it so that they can only be accessed from within TASMAN.

Related Posts

Fedora 17 KDE review Fedora 17, code-named Beefy Miracle, is the latest release of Fedora, a Linux distribution sponsored by Red Hat, Inc. Though the main edition uses the...
Antergos 2013.11.17 review Antergos is a Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. Formerly known as Cinnarch, it is a relatively new project and is poised to do for Arch Linux wh...
Sabayon Linux 4.2 KDE Review Sabayon is a Gentoo Linux-based, multi-purpose distribution. Previous releases of Sabayon came in one huge DVD iso image with the option to install yo...
Ubuntu 10.10 review Ubuntu 10.10, aka Maverick Meerkat, is the latest stable release of the Debian-based Linux distribution. This is the second and the last release for t...
Deepin 2014 review Deepin is a desktop distribution that's based on Ubuntu Desktop. It used to be called Linux Deepin, but the new name is just Deepin. Deepin 2014, ...
Linux Mint 12 KDE review Linux Mint 12 KDE is the latest update to the line of Linux Mint editions that are based on Ubuntu Desktop and use the K Desktop Environment. It is ac...

We Recommend These Vendors and Free Offers

ContainerizeThis 2016 is a free, 2-day conference for all things containers and big data. Featured, will be presentations and free, hands-on workshops. Learn more at

Launch an SSD VPS in Europe, USA, Asia & Australia on Vultr's KVM-based Cloud platform starting at $5:00/month (15 GB SSD, 768 MB of RAM).

Deploy an SSD Cloud server in 55 seconds on DigitalOcean. Built for developers and starting at $5:00/month (20 GB SSD, 512 MB of RAM).

Want to become an expert ethical hacker and penetration tester? Request your free video training course of Online Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

Whether you're new to Linux or are a Linux guru, you can learn a lot more about the Linux kernel by requesting your free ebook of Linux Kernel In A Nutshell.


  1. Pingback: Anonymous

  2. Ali E.İMREK

    TASMAN may be Tasmania devil 🙂

  3. Pingback: Links 17/12/2010: Mentor Graphics Joins Linux Foundation, Linux 2.6.37 Imminent | Techrights

  4. Pingback: Tweets that mention Pardus Corporate 2 beta review --

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *