Linux.com: First Look: Vidalinux
Jul 11, 2004, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)
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"Vidalinux is a promising new GNU/Linux distribution based on
Gentoo Linux and developed in Puerto Rico. It's currently in beta
pending the first release--and as such is full of bugs and
problems. However, there's a bright future for this distro with its
OS X-like GNOME interface and the new graphical front end for
Gentoo's Portage system, Porthole.
"Many people rave about OS X's interface, from the colorful Aqua
theme to the layout of the menus and icons. Vidalinux does its best
to mimic OS X's look and feel, even to the point of including
gDesklets, an applet that adds a desktop-based quicklaunch icon bar
identical to the dock in OS X..."