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Introducing Pinguy OS 10.04 LTS

Nov 01, 2010, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Smith)

"Pinguy OS is a project which attempts to take the Ubuntu distribution and make it more attractive and easier to use. The distribution targets home users who are not yet familiar with Linux and tries to provide everything an inexperienced (Linux) computer user will need right out of the box. In the words of the project's creator: "What I am trying to do is to have an operating system that works and acts like a pre-configured OS - like the ones you get when buying a new computer." To learn more about the story behind Pinguy OS, I chatted with Antoni Norman, the developer behind this new distribution.

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"DW: What plans do you have for future versions of Pinguy OS? Are you planning new features?

"AN: At the moment we have a beta version of a post install application for Pinguy OS. This will make it so people will be able to configure Pinguy OS to the way they want it easily.

"DW: Will you been matching your releases with Ubuntu's schedule? That is, one release every six months, or will you be releasing on an independent schedule?"

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