Seopher: PCLinuxOS–Perfect Halfway House

[ Thanks to Steve
for this link. ]

I’ve never hidden my distaste for Vista which was marred by an
entirely underwhelming Release Candidate and unforgivable resource
usage and while I’m almost certain that I’ll end up on it
eventually I’m determined to look at the alternatives. I’ve had my
plays with Ubuntu (having dappled with Breezy, Dapper and Edgy)
with varying levels of success but some readers of this website
passed on good words about PCLinuxOS (referred to hereafter as PCL)
so I decided to give it a try.

“As with all things like this it’s important to test the water
before jumping in–more than anything else I find myself blessed
with an overpowering apathy that makes me want to avoid burning a
CD and restarting. So a brief mounting of the ISO in Daemon Tools
later and I’m running the LiveCD–initial impressions were so good
that it got installed immediately and I shall explain why…”


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