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PinguyOS 12.04 Review

PinguyOS 12.04 Review

This time of year is always an exciting time in the Linux world. This is because Ubuntu release a new version of their operating system and then, shortly after, the numerous Ubuntu based Linux distributions out there also release a new version. PinguyOS is one such distribution and in this article I will be reviewing it. For those of you that don’t know PinguyOS, it is an Ubuntu derivative t... »

Windows 8 Release Preview Review

Windows 8 Release Preview Review

  I recently wrote about my thoughts on whether or not Windows 8 will catch on based on the customer preview that Microsoft released about 6 months ago. Sine then, Microsoft have had another 6 months to work on Windows 8 and also a lot of customer feedback. So let’s see if my opinion has changed. Remember, this is a ‘Release Preview’ so if the Windows 7 release preview is anythi... »

Linux Mint 13 Review

Linux Mint 13 Review

  I recently wrote a quick article about the new release of Linux Mint 13 and as promised in that article, here is my review of Linux Mint 13. So I setup the Cinnamon version of Linux Mint 13 in a Virtual Machine with 1GB RAM and 3D graphics enabled. First Impressions The first thing that I obviously noticed was the logon screen (pictured below), it has changed from previous versions and is n... »

Ubuntu 12.04 Review

Ubuntu 12.04 Review

Ok guys, after all the waiting Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin (12.04 for short) is here and I have to say, I’m loving it! I’ve deliberately waited a couple of weeks after the release to do my review as the Internet will be saturated with reviews, plus I wanted to spend some time with the OS before I actually wrote a review on it. What’s new? Well, in short – A LOT! There hav... »

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