Frugalware 1.4 Nexon Review
Mar 01, 2011, 18:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I've gotten a fair number of requests to look at
Frugalware in the past so I decided to take a peek at Frugalware
1.4 (Nexon). Frugalware has always had a reputation for not being
very accessible to newer Linux users or those who simply wanted an
easy to use desktop version of Linux. This release goes at least
partway to making this distro accessible to more users, but more
work definitely needs to be done on the Frugalware installer (more
on that later).
"Frugalware is not as well known as other distros like Ubuntu,
etc. So I've included some background information below to get you
up to speed if this is the first time you've heard of Frugalware.
Yes, we do get some folks here on DLR coming from other platforms
that sometimes aren't familiar with various distros. So I like to
include a bit of background links & information to help give
them an overview of what the distro is all about. If you're a
Frugalware veteran you can skip down to the What's New section of
"Frugalware is based on Slackware. Here's a brief snippet from
the Frugalware Wikipedia page:"