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Pinguy OS 10.10.1 quick review � even more mainstream than Mint?

Feb 09, 2011, 19:35 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Pinguy OS 10.10.1 offers an optimised build of Ubuntu with an even greater focus on ease of use and functionality for the home user. Russell Barnes takes it out for a quick spin to see how it performs…

"Pros: Pinguy's maker has scoured the open source world to find amazing apps and tweaks. It's one of the sexiest and most functional desktops we've seen

"Cons: The desktop and application drop-downs are ultra busy, which risks confounding the less tech-savvy user. The ISO is well over 1GB
Homepage: Pinguy OS

"Pinguy OS 10.10.1′s developers clearly set out with the goal of finishing what Ubuntu started in respect of a highly polished and usable desktop, but it's also something of a case study into the average home user. On the project's homepage the creator mentions listening to friends and family to note what they use their computers for, in an effort to track down the perfect combination of pre-installed apps to best suit their needs."

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