"This is the second in a series of reviews of Debian-based
distributions. The first review looked at LindowsOS 4.5. This one
examines a lesser-known distro called MEPIS, which is unique in
many ways, including the name. The MEPIS site explains that the
origin of the name may have been the city of Memphis, Egypt, which
in ancient times was the largest city in the world. Of course, it's
possible that someone is pulling our legs.
"What do you do if you grow tired of waiting for the leading
Linux distros to produce the kind of Linux desktop you want? If
you're Warren Woodford, founder of MEPIS, you simply do it
"Reviews of MEPIS are popping up on the Internet now, but I had
never heard of it before NewsForge.com editor-in-chief Roblimo
mentioned the name to me one day last month. That's why I contacted
Warren Woodford and requested a copy for review..."