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SolusOS 2 alpha 6 preview

SolusOS 2 alpha 6 preview

SolusOS is a desktop distribution based on Debian. It is co-founded by a couple of guys who were involved with Linux Mint Debian Edition. The sixth alpha of SolusOS 2 was released yesterday, with the final stable edition scheduled for release at an unspecified date. This is my first look at this distribution, and if you this article is your […]

January 15, 2013 · 1 comment · SolusOS
Semplice 3.0.0 preview

Semplice 3.0.0 preview

Sometime in November last year, a lady at the local ECK center came to me with a computer problem; because of a boot virus problem, she could no longer use her computer. And because it was a very old system with less than 512 MB of RAM, she was told by Microsoft’s technical support that her only option is to […]

January 3, 2013 · 14 comments · Semplice
Mageia 3, what’s on tap?

Mageia 3, what’s on tap?

The first beta release of what would become Mageia 3 was made available for download a couple of days ago. If you would like to take it for a spin, there is a 3.6 GB installer DVD image for fresh installations and upgrades, installation-only and Live CD and Live DVD images for KDE and GNOME 3, and free and non-free […]

December 21, 2012 · 6 comments · Mageia
openSUSE 12.3 preview

openSUSE 12.3 preview

openSUSE 12.3 Milestone 2 was released two days ago, a month after Milestone 1 was released. The final edition, openSUSE 12.3, is not expected until around the ides of March 2013, so a milestone release offers a good opportunity to see what goodies will be on the final version. I haven’t used openSUSE since version 7.3, when it was still […]

December 20, 2012 · 9 comments · openSUSE
PC-BSD 9.1 preview

PC-BSD 9.1 preview

Finally, it’s here! After almost a year since the last stable release, installation images of PC-BSD 9.1 hit a download mirror near you. (PC-BSD is a multi-purpose distribution based on FreeBSD.) And it comes with a lot of goodies, especially for intermediate to advanced users, or for those that want to use with what intermediate to advanced users play with. […]

December 19, 2012 · 0 comments · pc-bsd
ROSA Desktop 2012 GNOME alpha

ROSA Desktop 2012 GNOME alpha

The first GNOME 3 edition of ROSA Linux Desktop has been released. ROSA Linux is published by ROSA Laboratory, a Linux software solutions provider based in Moscow, Russia. The main desktop edition published by the company uses the K Desktop Environment (KDE), and the release candidate of the 2012 edition for that desktop environment was made available for download just […]

December 11, 2012 · 0 comments · Rosa Desktop