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Quick Look: Pinguy OS 10.10

Nov 23, 2010, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)

[ Thanks to Jim Lynch for this link. ]

"The release of Ubuntu 10.10 has insured that many derivative distros have also been updated. One of the less known but very useful ones is Pinguy OS 10.10. Pinguy OS takes generic Ubuntu 10.10 and adds quite a bit of additional software and value to it.

"If you are totally unfamiliar with Pinguy OS, you might want to peruse the full review of the 10.04 version I did on Desktop Linux Reviews. You can also get more background on the distro from its creator on the Pinguy OS site.

"Here's a brief sample of that:

"Ubuntu is a great OS and undoubtedly the most popular and easiest Linux based Distro to use but even with its default setup and chosen programs it's still lacking functionality and ease of use for most new users. So what I decided to do was build a Distro that looks good, could do everything most user would ever want to do and that was very simple to use."

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