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tuxs.org: PCLinuxOS Preview 7 Review

Jun 15, 2004, 11:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Barney Matthews)


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"I came across PCLinuxOS because I am inpatient. I got a new laptop last week and what I look for in a linux distribution is that it must look good and work good. I keep trying different linux distributions but always seem to come back to Mandrake. So, as soon as I got home, I went to download Mandrake 10, but discovered that it was 4 whole CD's. Shock, horror! I didn't want to wait to download all that before playing with my new laptop! Over I went to DistroWatch and found PCLinuxOS. Livecd (read: only 1 CD to download!), based on Mandrake, installable and latest version of the KDE desktop--perfect!

"PCLinuxOS can be run straight off the CD without installing anything on your computer. This allows you to try the distribution to see if you like it and make sure it will run well on your computer, risk free..."

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