Pinguy OS 10.04.1.2 Review
Sep 28, 2010, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I've reviewed so many different Ubuntu remasters that
I've more or less become numb when I see a new one. After all,
aren't they all pretty much the same? Well no, not really.
Different remasters offer different things. This week I decided to
look at Pinguy OS. Pinguy OS is a strange blend of Ubuntu, Linux
Mint and a bunch of other stuff all rolled into a unique package.
It contains the default Ubuntu features and a whole lot more
including a ton of multimedia codecs, additional desktop goodies,
and a great range of default software.
"Before I get into the review, you're probably wondering what
Pinguy OS is and why it was made. Here's a brief bit of background
from Antoni Norman where he explains why he created Pinguy OS and
how it's different from Ubuntu:
"Ubuntu is a great OS and undoubtedly the most popular and
easiest Linux based Distro to use but even with its default setup
and chosen programs it's still lacking functionality and ease of
use for most new users. So what I decided to do was build a Distro
that looks good, could do everything most user would ever want to
do and that was very simple to use."