Spotlight on Linux: Parsix 3.6 (RC)
Aug 25, 2010, 21:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)
"Parsix GNU/Linux is a great little distro hailing from the
exotic lands of Persia. It features a lovely customized GNOME
desktop and lots of handy applications. It reminds folks of Ubuntu
in many ways and is often described as a nice alternative to
"Parsix made its debut soon after the first release of Ubuntu
and long before Ubuntu reached any measurable level of popularity.
This is why its resemblance to Ubuntu may be coincidental, but this
resemblance is so strong that one can't help but think its
intentional. Regardless, earlier incarnations featured the same
orangy-brown theming and later, around version 1.0, it looked very
much like Ubuntu Studio. These days, with version 3.6rc, it looks
like Ubuntu again and their attempt to slightly mimic Mac OS X.
Whatever the developers' intentions, Parsix always appears polished