Used the live session for Fedora 14 Laughlin Desktop edition ” Gnome “, looks really good, Fedora Art team work did a great job on new backgrounds, and many great enhancements will talk about it in another post, for now we will take a quick look to Fedora 14 with screenshots and quick screencast. Continue reading
Fedora 14 with code name Laughlin, now available to download for 32 bit and 64 bit computer architectures with Gnome desktop, KDE, LXDE, and Xfce spin. Continue reading
Smeegol 1.0 distribution quite similar to Meego distribution which built by combining between Moblin and Maemo. OpenSUSE goblin team announced Smeegol 1.0 release, OpenSUSE based distribution, using Meego user interface. Comes with a really big software collection and most of them up to date including internet application, multimedia application, social media application, and many applications will mention it on the review. Continue reading
Linux Mint 10 RC released with codename Julia based on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat comes with Gnome desktop, updated with many new applications, many features added to linux mint 10 menu, new artwork appearance for background, Icons, and a brand new theme called Mint-X theme. Continue reading
Finally countdown for Ubuntu 10.10 over, now you can download Ubuntu 10.10 final release and many variant distributions based on ubuntu Maverick Meerkat released too like Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Mythbuntu.
Smeegol 1.0 is an OpenSUSE distribution based with Meego user interface will be great to use on netbook developed by volunteer of OpenSUSE Globin team. Smeegol distribution built using SUSE studio is a great tool for building distribution based on OpenSUSE and customized with different user interface. Continue reading
I have been using Linux Mint since Linux Mint 5 Elyssa always was interesting in Linux Mint Fluxbox editions because it does not require high hardware specifications using a really lightweight window manager Fluxbox based on Blacbox. First installation for Linux Mint 5 on my Laptop with hardware specifications 1GHz and 256 MB of RAM, so Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox edition is a good choice if you don’t have a good hardware specifications. Continue reading
Just finished Ubuntu 10.10 Beta upgrade took about 5-6 Hours “slow connection” i had to download about 1.4 GB including other upgrades for many packages already installed on Ubuntu 10.04.1. Continue reading
It’s September the 2nd Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat beta released today, a lot of changes comes with the new release and you will absolutely notice a lot of enhancement with beta release for both Desktop and Netbook versions.
Here is the second Alpha release for ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, we already made a quick Review for ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1, will show here the main enhancement and new features included with Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and will show a quick comparison between both of them. With Alpha 2 includes last versions of installed Applications, Desktops even for different distributions based on Ubuntu 10.10 ” Gnome, KDE, Xfce ”
Basic Comparison Between Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and Alpha 1
|Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2||Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1|
|Gnome||2.31 included updates for Evolutions 2.30||2.31|
|KDE||4.5 RC 1||4.5 Beta 1|
Testing on Virtual Machine ” Vbox “
- Dual Core 2.1 Ghz
- 512 MB of RAM
- 12 MB of Video memory
Magnificent Booting time better than both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1.
Looks the same as Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and 10.10 Alpha 1 with same installed default themes and backgrounds.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Installations – Crash
10 minutes installation duration really quick, but right after the installation, crashed with some third party or local libraries ” Reported ”
If you are going to test Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2, try to report any crashes or bugs. Here how to report bugs you find.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Screenshots:
It’s not recommended to use this release in production machines. Don’t forget to report bugs.
Download And Install Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2
Check the Release Notes and Download Options Here
Will add Closer Look for Ubuntu 10.10 soon.
That’s it for Now.
Debian based distribution comes with two Desktops KDE, Xfce and this one going to review today here. most packages with Xfce version is upgraded to last version. Fully customized with xfce window manager, will show exactly how to fully customize many things on Sidux Hypnos.
Check the Release Notes Here
Download Sidux Hypnos 2010-01 Xfce version Here
using it on virtual box with these hardware specification:
- Single core processor 2.1 GHz
- 512 MB of RAM
- 12 MB of video memory
Starting with the boot menu for the Grub 1.98 installed and you will be able choose between running sidux 2010-01, booting from first Hard drive, memory test. and extra options for languages command line. check the small bar down there.
Really cool splash background for the new sidux 2010-01, it’s fully customizable from session and startup from Xfce settings, you will be able to choose from other splashs there, configure the splash for sidux and you always able to add more splash backgrounds.
after the first boot will open iceweasel to show the new release notes for Hypnos Xfce version.
Showing main installed applications on Sidux Hypnos 2010-01
Xarchive, squeeze applications for archiving ways. Thunar file manager coming with xfce window manager. most packages installed integrated with Xfce window manager.
Multimedia: applications included burning applications Brasero multi burning ways for CDs and DVDs, Gxine simple audio video player, mixer, and Xfburn simple burning tool for xfce.
Network applications: Ceni simple tool running using Terminal for choose network interface and customize it. Elinks non graphics web browser awesome to easily use specially using Keyboard. Iceweasel web browser as same as mozilla firefox web browser. pppoe configure: to configure your internet connection.
Also you will find IRC applications, SSH, Transmission torrent client, and xchat application.
Office applications: installed applications for word processor AbiWord, and Gnumeric simple application for spreadsheet.
System Menu: you will find a lot of options for setting a password, Removing extra kernel installed, Htop for show processing application on your session right now, sidux installer, sidux manual, and you are able to install using USB from there.
Settings menu: you can fully customize and control your distribution using this menu or simply open Xfce 4 settings manager, from there you will find a lot of options for customize you display resolutions, icons, splash backgrounds, network connections, appearance, window manager Tweaks, session and startups for controling staring up applications, and splash, and even more.
Sidux Hypnos 2010-01 Screenshots:
That’s it for now.