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Pioneer Linux Fails to Excite

Apr 12, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"In November, Techalign released its Pioneer Linux distribution, based on Kubuntu, and available in several paid versions and one free version. I tested the recent Pioneer Linux Basic Release 2 (R2), which is based on Kubuntu Edgy 6.10. Apart from a few minor cosmetic changes and some additional applications, Pioneer isn't very different from a stock Kubuntu.

"Pioneer Linux Basic R2 is a live CD, and as with Kubuntu, you can install the operating system to a hard drive once you've booted the live environment. The first boot screen is branded Pioneer, and so is the wallpaper, but everything else, from the graphical bootsplash to the installation script, displays Kubuntu artwork..."

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