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Linux.com: STUX Live CD: Some Technical Difficulties

Feb 13, 2007, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"STUX is a Slackware/Knoppix-powered live CD with the Morphix-like ability to build a custom ISO. While the combination has high potential, this implementation leaves something to be desired. It's worth the experience if you enjoy using new distributions, but if you're looking to replace your current desktop OS, look elsewhere.

"After I downloaded and burned STUX version 0.9.2, it booted properly and brought me to a fully configured system at a graphical desktop with very busy wallpaper. Instead of using a simple background to help contrast the icons, the distribution used a painting by Stefan Stux, the distribution's namesake. I soon found that a different painting of his was selected at each boot. While my first impression of having such a busy background was negative, I soon began to look forward to seeing what new and interesting painting would show up at each boot. After I got used to them I thought they gave STUX a unique touch..."

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