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Linpus Lite 9.4 [Review]

Feb 27, 2008, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])

"It's rare these days for me to start up a Linux distribution and be surprised. Most major distributions all look fairly similar, use either KDE or Gnome (or XFce with a theme that resembles one of those), and offer essentially the same set of applications. Linpus, a Chinese distribution that I'd never heard of until a random post about it on a tech blog, is definitely different.

"Linpus is quite unique, at least visually. The default way things are presented is almost iPhone-ish. In 'easy' mode applications are grouped in tabs: internet, work, learn, play, and settings. It looks like it would be quite at home on an iPhone or (more realistically) one of those new mini-PCs like the ASUS Eee..."

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