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Linux.com: Review: aLinux 12.5

Sep 13, 2005, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan)

"aLinux, formerly known as Peanut Linux, is a strange GNU/Linux distribution. It bills itself as a 'Professional Linux Operating System' for advanced users, hobbyists, and new Linux users. However, the distribution has a number of problems that make it unsuitable for new users and unpleasant even for experienced users. It claims to be 'professional,' yet it's harder than heck to install and configure. On paper, aLinux 12.5 looks like a great desktop distro, but it's lacking in several areas.

"The first big problem with aLinux 12.5 is the installation procedure. It appears to be written from scratch rather than taken from another project. While it's refreshing to see a new installation program every now and then, desktop GNU/Linux users need something more user-friendly than what aLinux provides..."

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