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AriOS Review - Yet Another Ubuntu Derived Linux Distro

Mar 24, 2011, 11:16 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Prashanth)

[ Thanks to kiterunner for this link. ]

"So what is AriOS? According to its well-done and nice-looking website, it is a Persian distribution that aims to combine a whole lot of extra stuff with an Ubuntu base to make an OS that is instantly usable out-of-the-box. But doesn't that sound an awful lot like other distributions such as Pinguy OS? Well, that's why I'm trying it out! I tried AriOS on a live USB made with UnetBootin. I didn't install it because, well, an Ubuntu installation is an Ubuntu installation, so I saw no need to do it once more. Please continue reading to see what it's like.

"After changing the BIOS to boot from my USB drive and getting past the UnetBootin boot menu, I was greeted by a Plymouth boot splash with the same background and dot style as that of Ubuntu but with the AriOS logo. The boot process happened fairly quickly, and I was then led into the desktop."

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