"Sabayon Linux, with the introduction of version 4, has a new
look, a new logo, and a new catchphrase. "Open your source, Open
your mind." Really, it's a catchy little saying and immediately
sets the tone for what is to be an interesting user experience.
"Initial bootup is quick and fairly straight forward. During
bootup, the LiveDVD actually starts playing a rock song while it's
booting up. Yeah, seriously. While it's weird, you have to give
them props for uniqueness. It also serves the unique purpose of
making sure that Sabayon has properly seen your sound card. It will
stutter and stagger a bit as it loads, especially if your processor
is taxed, but otherwise it should play just fine without
"Once the system boots all the way, it drops you into a screen
that lays out the two kinds of user environments you can
experience: Enhanced and Standard. I chose to use the standard
environment, especially since Compiz has chosen to stop playing
nice on my test machine. Likely because it's not the latest of
hardware. But then, if a Linux distribution can't run well on older
hardware, something's not right. But that's another argument for
another time. So anyways, moving on..."
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