Kubuntu brings many exciting changes with the release of version 12.10. This highly anticipated release came on October 18 2012, and coincided with the release of the popular Ubuntu 12.10. Kubuntu 12.10 prevails as a…
Ubuntu 12.10 appears to put many finishing touches on the Unity desktop which has recently been updated to version 6.8. The Unity desktop has seen a vast amount of attention for this release, and again…
After finally trying Mageia 2 I can clearly see why the download numbers appear are skyrocketing. Though only recently introduced, Mageia already has much to offer its users, as you will soon see. What is…
Regrettably, this is the first time I have reviewed the Cinnamon desktop which is the new shining star of the Linux Mint Project. This release is one that should not be missed for Linux Mint…
Here is another wonderfully simplified way for less advanced users to get a taste of Arch Linux. This time I will be looking at the powerful but less-known Bridge Linux distribution. With Bridge Linux it…
I have been excited about the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for a while now, and it looks like Unity is growing well. The latest round of design improvements bridge many of the gaps left in previous Unity desktop versions.
12.04 LTS Details
This release comes highly anticipated by many Ubuntu lovers, and Ubuntu 12.04 might be the release to stick with for a while.
Again PCLinuxOS delivers a release of impeccable quality in the face of a community that demands the highest standards. This distribution is becoming increasingly user-friendly, and the features continue to mount up.
I was again thoroughly impressed by this release, and the PCLinuxOS team goes the extra mile to deliver many extra little bonuses which I will point out. PCLinuxOS is available with several different desktop environments and installation solutions.
The list of changes is smaller than I expected after finally experimenting with Xubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot. In fact very little has changed, but things are running better than ever. Some of the default applications have been replaced, but nothing major.
More About Xubuntu
That being said, I certainly have high hopes for 12.04. This lightweight distribution is one that I always look forward to testing. Xubuntu is fast, stable, free, and just a little bit different.
There is a new light on the Ubuntu horizon, Revamp is a newly released distribution that aims to offer extremely rich graphical effects, and everything you would expect from a full featured desktop environment.
About Revamp Linux
Though this version of Revamp is still in the experimental stages I was very impressed by the stability, and the effects are mind-blowing. Revamp 12 is based on Ubuntu 11.10 and uses the full power of Compiz along with many plugins to add effects for even the smallest of desktop actions.
A masterpiece in aesthetics combined with a highly functional desktop environment ensures that the release of a new version of Kubuntu is highly anticipated by many Linux users.
More About 11.10
For all the Kubuntu lovers, 11.10 brings a long list of improvements that will surely excite everyone. Kubuntu offers something for everybody and is built on the highly stable Ubuntu core. With Kubuntu you have access to all the powerful KDE applications, and the polished KDE Plasma desktop.