"Ark Linux is a distribution developed primarily for new Linux
users, although its developers say experienced users should find it
powerful enough to use as well. I've tested it before and found the
later claim a bit overstated. Would version 2008.1, released this
month, be a change for the better? Although it was stable and
included some handy software, hardware support in the latest
release is lacking, and the distro's security philosophy a
contradiction in terms.
"Ark developers call it their 'security system,' but
lack-of-security system would be more accurate. When you install
the operating system, no password is set for the default user
'arklinux' or root..."