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Deepin 2014 has been released

Deepin 2014 has been released

Deepin 2014 has been released. This is the latest version of a popular Chinese desktop distribution that’s based on Ubuntu. It comes with the second version of a custom desktop environment called Deepin Desktop Environment, Deepin Store (formerly Deepin Software Center), and applications like Deepin Movie, Deepin Music, Deepin Games, and dozens of other Free Software and non-free applications. A […]

July 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Deepin
Manjaro 0.8.10 KDE screenshots

Manjaro 0.8.10 KDE screenshots

Manjaro KDE is the KDE edition of Manjaro Linux, a desktop distribution based on Arch Linux. Manjaro 0.8.10 KDE is the latest edition, released at the same time as the Xfce and Openbox editions. Manjaro is one of a handful of desktop distributions based on Arch Linux that are attempting to put a more user-friendly interface on the power of […]

June 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Manjaro
Samsung Z Tizen OS smartphone and Samsung Tizen OS TV SDK

Samsung Z Tizen OS smartphone and Samsung Tizen OS TV SDK

Two releases from Samsung are making the headlines this week. And the headlines are centered around the Samsung Z Tizen OS smartphone and the Samsung Tizen OS TV SDK (Software Development Kit). The Samsung Z, which will go on sale sometime in Q3 this year, will be the first commercial smartphone that will be powered by Tizen OS, an open-source […]

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Tizen
Test driving NVIDIA GRID Workspace (Windows client). Linux client is in the works

Test driving NVIDIA GRID Workspace (Windows client). Linux client is in the works

NVIDIA GRID Workspace is a virtualized desktop environment from NVIDIA that offers “cloud-delivered graphics acceleration for enterprise applications.” The NVIDIA GRID Windows client was released yesterday for a limited time only. Linux and Mac OS X are said to be in the works, so while I’m waiting for the Linux client to be released, I decided to test-drive the Windows […]

May 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Nvidia Grid
Preview of GhostBSD 4.0

Preview of GhostBSD 4.0

GhostBSD is a desktop distribution that’s based on FreeBSD. The core developers are from Canada, so I think it ok to call it a Canadian distribution. The only article I’ve written about this distribution was a review of GhostBSD 2.5 back in February 2012 (see GhostBSD 2.5 review). I wasn’t impressed. But that was then, this is now. The third […]

May 19, 2014 · 1 comment · GhostBSD
LXQt desktop environment screenshots

LXQt desktop environment screenshots

LXQt is a desktop environment derived from the merger of the LXDE-Qt and Razor-qt projects. It is supposed to tap the best features of LXDE-Qt and Razor-qt and offer a desktop environment that is easy on resources and user-friendly. Because it is built atop Qt technologies, you can call it a resource-friendly version of KDE, though there is really no […]

May 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Siduction