Another Day Another Distro – Part 4 – PCLinuxOS 2007

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| So after my positive experience of Mandriva 2008 it was time to reluctantly
| pack my bags and move on. My destination this time was PCLinuxOS 2007 which
| is not a distribution I'd tried before.
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http://adventuresinopensource.blogsp...ro-part-4.html

Gobuntu [Review]

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| First, the good news: it all seems to be working fine. Since I was doing a
| clean install (again, see below), and because my laptop has an AMD Turion
| chip in it, I went for the 64-bit version. (Thanks to Dave Morley for taking
| the time to tell me whether the 64-bit version was worth it.) Everything
| works; no problems at all. Good work, the Gobuntu team.
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http://www.kryogenix.org/days/2007/10/23/gobuntu


Related:

PCLinuxOS: Linux Distribution

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| One notable difference from Mandriva is the program used to install
| extra software. We found this much easier to use and includes useful
| software such as graphics drivers.
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| Unlike some other distributions, PCLinuxOS can play back
| proprietary multimedia files (including wma, mp3, mpg, rm,
| mov) without having to install extra software. DVD playback
| software is not included but can be installed with the
| standard installation tool.
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http://www.computeractive.co.uk/comp...x-distribution


Review: PcLinuxOS 2007

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| While PcLinuxOS does still have a bit of growing to do, out of all the
| linux distributions out there, I'd easily rate this one as the best in
| every way because of all that it does, how easy it is to use, how ready
| it is to use out of the box, and most especially in the area of
| appeasing both camps, the new user and the experienced user.
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http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=249


PClinuxOS 2007.0 Review

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| I am a Kubuntu user since version 6.06. However, that hasn't made
| me blindly consider (k)ubuntu to be the best linux distro; I am
| always open to newcomers. In recent days, PClinuxOS 2007.0 was
| released, and quickly hit the top of of the distrowatch charts.
| I decided to download it and give this relatively new distribution
| a text run on my Acer Aspire 5050 laptop, nicknamed the geebee.
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http://nosrednaekim.wordpress.com/20...-20070-review/


PCLinuxOS Magazine October 2007 Released

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| As we always do, the HTML version is simultaneously being published for low
| bandwidth users. The HTML Site is W3C standards compliant for easy browsing.
|
| Some highlights include:
|
| 1. Tips for a Cooler Laptop
| 2. KDE User Guide, Part 9
| 3. The Hardware Database Needs You
| 4. Keyboard Shortcuts
| 5. How to repair a broken xorg.conf
| 6. And more...
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http://www.pclosmag.com/index.php?op...d=65&Itemid=28


PCLinuxOS - the new Number One distribution

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| PCLinuxOS As many of you noticed, PCLinuxOS has overtaken Ubuntu in our Page
| Hit Ranking statistics and is currently occupying the top spot on the default
| 6-month view for the first time.
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http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?is...0917#editorial


Heavenly Hardware Support

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| Printer, camera, scanner--all detected and configured in less than 2 minutes.
| PCLinuxOS has knocked my socks off!
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http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story...14-26-RV-DT-MD


Installing Gobuntu 7.10

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| The installation process of Gobuntu is text mode-based, and it is quite
| painful for most users, because it will not detect modern hardware, such as
| SCSI hard drives. So unless you have an IDE hard drive, don't even bother to
| follow the next steps. *
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/Insta...10-59788.shtml


Willing to buy a high-end, free-software-only laptop?

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| To that end I’d like to build up a list of people who are interested in this
| idea, and would potentially buy a high-powered laptop if it were guaranteed
| to work completely with free software drivers and OpenBIOS. *
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http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/131


Gobuntu is… go

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| Thanks to Colin and Evan’s efforts we now have daily images of a
| freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu, “Gobuntu”.
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http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/130


Ubuntu's Gibbon gets free

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| Ubuntu's October release code-named "Gutsy Gibbon" will be available
| in a new, free flavour, its founder Mark Shuttleworth said today.
|
| [...]
|
| In an e-mail to Ubuntu developers, Shuttleworth said: "work will be done in
| collaboration with the folks behind gNewsense". gNewsense is a Linux
| distribution backed by the Free Software Foundation that removes all
| non-free material from Ubuntu.
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http://www.builderau.com.au/news/soa...9274828,00.htm


gNewSense KDE 1.1 Screenshots 1024x768px

http://shots.linuxquestions.org/?lin...se%20KDE%201.1


Press Release 20070122 - gNewSense 1.1 Released

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| I am pleased to announce the 1.1 release of the gNewSense
| distribution and tools.
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http://www.gnewsense.org/Main/PressRelease20070122


gNewSense KDE 1.1 Screenshots 1024x768px

http://shots.linuxquestions.org/?lin...se%20KDE%201.1


GNewSense 1.0 Screenshot Walkthrough

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| The Free Software Foundation has announced the inaugural stable
| release of gNewSense, an Ubuntu-based distribution, modified to
| include Free Software only...
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http://www.thecodingstudio.com/opens...nux/?q=node/26


gNewSense joins list of FSF-approved distros

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| However, gNewSense is also an important step toward its long-range
| goal of persuading manufacturers to produce computers that run
| completely free software, from the operating system and drivers
| down to the BIOS. Buoyed by both the release of gNewSense and the
| plans to use the LinuxBIOS in the One Laptop Per Child project,
| Brown says, "We believe we're getting there slowly but surely.
| We're getting to the point where maybe in 12 months we're going
| to have those computers."
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http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/11/08/193238


From freedom to slavery; a week of two distros

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| While gNewSense enjoys its initial introduction as a fully free as in
| freedom distribution, it seems at the same time an existing GNU/Linux
| distribution has turned to slavery. Excuse me a moment, while I remove
| the metaphorical knife from my back before continuing. Never before
| has the contrast between software freedom and intellectual slavery
| been more clear thanks to the proud efforts of gNewSense, and the
| craven ones of Novell.
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http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/node/1851