Category: Reviews

Gnome 3.4

[Review] Gnome 3.4

Gnome 3.4, the third stable release in the 3.x series, is here. We couldn’t wait to try it out, since the last year has revealed Gnome 3 to be a desktop with a lot of …
Gentoo 12

[Review] Gentoo 12

One can’t be faulted for failing to see the purpose behind a live DVD offered by a distribution which evokes fear for being a source-based distro that requires you to compile your own kernel. On …

[Review] Ubuntu Tweak

Does Evil Nick have a pencil eraser? Why? It used to be just such the way on the path of Ubuntu – the OS was infallible and therefore, many felt, it should need no easy …
rpm-package-management

[What is] RPM 5

RPM is one of the two most popular package management systems for Linux. Although originally designed for Red Hat Linux, it is now used by many distributions. Currently there are two versions under active development …
FreeBSD Wallpaper

[Review] FreeBSD 9.0

What’s New in FreeBSD 9.0 This article provides an overview of some of the new features available in FreeBSD 9.0. FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE introduces many new features which benefit FreeBSD users, application developers, and companies that …

[Review] Ubuntu TV

Company Canonical has presented the first prototype of Ubuntu TV In passing in these days of international Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas company Canonical has presented the first working prototype platform Ubuntu TV, oriented …
OpenBSD

[Review] OpenBSD 5.0

OpenBSD 5.0 review Pro-active security – it sounds pretty buzzwordish, but that’s what the OpenBSD team strives for. The small group of developers, led by the outspoken and often controversial Theo de Raadt, has a …
Linux Mint 12

[Review] Linux Mint 12 Lisa

Until the release of Ubuntu 11.04, Gnome 2.x seemed to have become the standard desktop interface for Linux. It was the default for Ubuntu, Fedora and Linux Mint, three of the biggest distributions, and many …
2012 linux distributions' reviews

2012 Linux distributions reviews [Review]

Ubuntu There will be two major Ubuntu releases in 2012 – , also known as Precise Pangolin, and the as-yet-unnamed 12.10 release in October. 12.04 is a long-term support (LTS) release and will be supported …