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Foresight Linux: Two Out of Three's Not Bad

Aug 20, 2008, 21:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"In a few cases, Foresight opts for popular applications over ones designed specifically for GNOME. Firefox, for instance, is included rather than Epiphany, GNOME's default browser. Otherwise, the distribution heavily favors GNOME applications, including ones written in Mono, such as Banshee and Tomboy. In fact, the preference is so strong that GNOME apps are included even when, as with Pidgin, F-Spot, and Glipper, they are either not the most popular software in their category or else relatively unknown. By contrast, although the latest minor upgrade was released only a couple of weeks ago, Foresight's repositories still retain KDE 3.59, rather than the latest 4.1 version."

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