Review: PcLinuxOS 2009.1
Mar 19, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One neat feature of the login screen is that, instead of the
traditional KDE loading progress screen which tells you which
systems have been loaded, you're instead greeted with a series of
icons showing each of the major releases of PCLOS, starting at 2004
P0.4 and going through each release since right up to 2009.1 before
loading the desktop completely.
"Once on the desktop, you're greeted by quite a nice looking
desktop with some very well done artwork and theming. The new PCLOS
logo is also quite interesting, and very modern looking. The kde
menu has changed in the new PCLOS and is not the naked, basic KDE
menu from the previous version, but rather has been trimmed down,
organized, and cleaned up into five basic categories.
"Namely, "More Applications", "Internet", "Multimedia", "Office"
and "System". Things are then sorted down into sub categories
depending on their type and usage. The speed of the LiveCD is
pretty good. Not record breaking, but certainly in the average for