Elementary OS

Elementary OS Freya 0.3 review

Elementary OS Freya 0.3 review

Elementary OS is a Linux desktop distribution that’s being primed as a “fast and open replacement for Windows and OS X.” It’s safe to say that that’s the goal of every Linux distribution. Some distributions have, to a large extent, succeeded, while some are partially or completely misguided. Elementary OS, even though it’s still just at version 0.3, belongs to […]

April 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Elementary OS, Reviews
elementary OS Freya beta review

elementary OS Freya beta review

elementary OS (yep, it’s spelled with a lowercase “e”) is a Ubuntu-based desktop distribution that’s been under development for quite a while now. The first article about it on this website was back in November of 2012 (elementary OS Luna preview). After the Luna edition, the next developmental edition was christened Isis, after an ancient Egyptian deity. But the name […]

September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Elementary OS, Reviews
Elementary OS 0.2 “Luna” review

Elementary OS 0.2 “Luna” review

Elementary OS is a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, and like many or most distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, does not use the parent distribution’s Unity desktop. It also does not use the GNOME Shell either. Rather, it uses a custom desktop interface called Pantheon, which like the Depth Desktop Environment of Linux Deepin, is built atop GNOME 3 […]

August 16, 2013 · 32 comments · Elementary OS, Reviews
Elementary Luna’s keyboard shortcuts

Elementary Luna’s keyboard shortcuts

Elementary OS Luna beta 1 is a Linux distribution I previewed just a few days ago. See Elementary OS Luna preview. It is a revamped desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. Pantheon, the Elementary OS shell, is what’s in use in Pear OS 6. Because of the new and clean way of doing things on the desktop that the developers […]

November 18, 2012 · 0 comments · Elementary OS
Elementary OS Luna preview

Elementary OS Luna preview

The first beta edition of what will become Elementary OS Luna has been released. Luna is a bold attempt to revamp and completely retool Jupiter, the distribution’s first edition. I got a first look at what Luna will bring to the table with the latest stable edition of Pear Linux, whose shell, Pear Shell, is based on Pantheon, the desktop […]

November 14, 2012 · 13 comments · Elementary OS