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SimplyMepis Shaping Up - 11.0 RC 2 Released (OStatic.com)

Apr 18, 2011, 23:16 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"The basic look and feel hasn't changed since my last test. It's possible it could receive an update before final. What I did notice soon after boot was that the graphic driver setup assistant is gone. It was inoperative my last test, but it's completely gone now. Instructions in the Mepis Manual have the user going back to the old-fashioned manual procedure. This isn't a big deal for most of us old goats, but for a distribution known for being "user-friendly," this isn't a plus. Will it be back before final?

"Fortunately, I didn't have to play around with any settings or boot flags to get a graphical desktop. The boot to blank locked-up screen was somewhat fixed last test, but I did have to talk it into a graphical interface."

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