ExtremeTech: Review: Ark Linux 1.0 Alpha 10.1

“When you think of Linux, certain names spring to mind: Red Hat,
SuSE–even Libranet. But you almost never hear someone say ‘Hey,
did you download the latest version of Ark Linux?’ Well, it’s too
bad, because Ark Linux might someday be a viable contender for the
Linux desktop crown and it surely deserves some recognition as such
at this point. (Note: Though quite well done, Ark is still labeled
as ‘alpha’ and should be treated appropriately. If you install it
on a machine that contains important data, be sure to back up your
data first.)

“Before we dig into the meat of the review, here’s just a sample
of what you’ll find bundled in as part of Ark Linux’s default


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