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New PCLinuxOS 2007 looks great, works well

May 24, 2007, 03:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

[ Thanks to Roger Moore for this link. ]

"As for bundled applications, this release includes the full OpenOffice.org suite in the latest stable version. Firefox is the new default browser, although Konqueror is still available. You can see and hear multimedia content through Amarok, MPlayer, Kaffeine, Frostwire, DeVeDe, TVTime, Flash, and Java JRE. To view and manipulate graphics and photos, the distribution provides the GIMP, GQView, digiKam, and Kalbum. Internet applications include XChat, Kopete, Thunderbird, and TightVNC. System tools include K3b, Krusader, GKrellM, and SearchMonkey. Configuration utilities include the KDE Control Panel and the PCLinuxOS Control Panel, an application used to configure a wide variety of system and hardware settings. It lets you set up a firewall, groupware mail services, network devices and connections, system start services, and much more. Under the hood we find Linux-2.6.18.8, Xorg 7.1.1, and GCC 4.1.1."

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