Archive for March, 2012

How to install applications on and update Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7

How to install applications on and update Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7

Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 is a desktop-centric Linux distribution I recently reviewed (see Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 review. It uses a heavily-modified GNOME 3 desktop, and is published by Linpus Technologies, Inc., a Linux software solutions provider based in Taiwan. Unlike any other distribution that I have used or reviewed in recent memory, a new installation of Linpus Lite Desktop […]

March 20, 2012 · 8 comments · linpus, Tutorials/Tips
Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 review

Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 review

Linpus Lite is a Linux distribution published by Linpus Technologies, Inc., a Linux software solutions provider based in Taiwan. Linpus Lite Desktop is, as the name implies, the version designed for traditional desktop computing. Aside from that, the company also publishes other editions (for example, Linpus Lite Android Edition and Linpus Lite PCTV), but those are for OEMs and ODMs […]

March 19, 2012 · 14 comments · linpus, Reviews
Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 screen shot preview

Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 screen shot preview

Linpus Lite is a Linux distribution published by Linpus Technologies, Inc., a Linux software solutions provider based in Taiwan. Linpus Lite Desktop is, as the name suggests, the version designed for traditional desktop computing. Aside from that, the company also publishes other editions (for example, Linpus Lite Android Edition and Linpus Lite PCTV), but those are for OEMs and ODMs […]

March 17, 2012 · 1 comment · linpus
Linux Mint 12 LXDE review

Linux Mint 12 LXDE review

Linux Mint LXDE is the edition of Linux Mint, a distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, that uses the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), which, as the name suggest, is very well suited for computers with low hardware resources. The latest release is Linux Mint 12 LXDE. If you currently use another edition of Linux Mint 12, like Linux Mint 12 […]

March 14, 2012 · 20 comments · Mint, Tutorials/Tips
Update on Apache OpenOffice

Update on Apache OpenOffice

Not too long ago, many, yours truly included, thought that OpenOffice was dead. That opinion was informed by the decision the major Linux distributions made to replace OpenOffice.org, as it was known at that time, with LibreOffice, the new office suite forked from OpenOffice.org by its former contributors. If this is all news to you, here is a brief recap […]

March 14, 2012 · 8 comments · Commentary
Matrius 1.2 Krypton screen shots

Matrius 1.2 Krypton screen shots

Another article about a Linux distribution designed for penetration testers, hackers, security professionals or those who would like to play with tools and applications used by those groups. The first two articles were about BackTrack, which you may read at BackTrack 5 Revolution 2 screen shots and Install BackTrack 5 Revolution 2 on external hard drive. While BackTrack is based […]

March 13, 2012 · 0 comments · Matrius