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Review: Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE)

I always see the Debian as distro born for Linux, with its top class package management, stable system performance, huge repository, less customization of applications and easier configuration. Once it was my main development system at home. When Ubuntu was introduced I switched over to Ubuntu, seeing it as “user friendly Debian”, with the features…

Review: Knoppix 6.4.3 Live

It is long since I tested a Linux Distribution for Review. Here I am going to share with you my opinion on Knoppix Linux Live CD operating system. Just a short introduction on what is Live CD. Basically we install operating system in hard drive, the installation process is nothing but copying the binaries from…

Review: Pardus Linux 2007

Distrowatch had introduced me Pardus Linux. It says about Pardus as, Pardus is a GNU/Linux distribution funded and developed by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey. Pardus has a range of unique features, such as Mudur, a start-up framework of Pardus to speed up the boot process, and PiSi, an efficient package management…

Review: Dreamlinux 2.1 WORKS Edition

It is my long pending work to install, experience and review the DreamLinux. Atleast now I have done it. What I expected from DreamLinux screenshots are just eye candy desktop, but in reality? Let us get into the review. Configuration: Hardware: PIII 800MHz / 192MB RAM / Intel 82815 Chipset board Operating System: Dreamlinux 2.1…

Review: Arch Linux 0.7.2

Why Arch Linux? When the life goes smooth, we get bored. When everything goes smooth we need some challenge to face and conquer. This is applicable for Linux distribution world also. After started admiring with Ubuntu, I did not want to be locked with it. I test a distribution only if it is having some…

Review: Zenwalk 3.0

The time I spend on distro watching (various linux distributions) has come down a lot after working on Ubuntu for last one year. But I use to revise my soft corner with Ubuntu by testing some other distro also. I am not a linux server guy. I am a programmer who needs good stable home…

Fedora Core 5 on HP nx6120 laptop

I have installed Fedora Core 5 on my HP nx6120 Laptop. It looks faster and stable than previous releases. My observations: 1. Faster booting – it takes 60 seconds to get login screen. 2. Faster GNOME – takes 4 seconds to get desktop from gdm. 3. Samba client and Server – I am able to…

Ubuntu Dapper Drake 6.06 Beta on my Laptop

Recently I updated my HP-Compaq nx6120 laptop with Ubuntu Dapper Drake alpha 6.06 release. Then I have updated to Beta-2 release. Here is the screenshot of this cute desktop. The first impression is Fantastic Performance and eye candy. Following are the improvements over Breezy 5.10 version: 1. Faster booting – takes just 55 seconds to…

FreeBSD 6.0 on HP nx6120 Laptop

Apart from Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux, my laptop has one more feather in its cap. It is FreeBSD 6.0 My passion on this OS stands for long time since I read about its background through Linus’s autobiography. I have installed FreeBSD 6.0 on my laptop. Here is the configuration: 1. Intel Centrino 1.7GHz. 2.…