Linux

KDE Neon review

KDE Neon recently released a new version of their Linux distribution, which I have been testing for the past week. I would like to share my experience with you in this article.

The distribution is based on Ubuntu 18.04 “Bionic Beaver”, the latest long-term support Ubuntu release. What makes KDE Neon an interesting and unique project is that they provide a rolling release of the KDE Plasma desktop environment on top of the stable Ubuntu LTS base. Let’s find out if this mix of a stable base with a rolling KDE environment is a winning combination!

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Siduction 2018.3 Cinnamon Review

The past week I tried to test Siduction 2018.3, with the Cinnamon desktop environment. Siduction is a rolling-release Linux distribution based on Debian unstable, also known as Debian sid.

Siduction is available with many different desktop environments, namely KDE, LXQt, GNOME, Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce, Lxde, Xorg and noX. I chose to test the Cinnamon desktop because I have only used Cinnamon in combination with Linux Mint before, on which it ran very well, and I’d like to see how it performs on another Linux distribution.

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Voyager Live 18.04.1 Review

Voyager Live is a Xubuntu based Linux distribution, offering a heavily themed XFCE desktop. This distribution aims to deliver the best user experience by providing an aesthetically pleasing and immersive desktop environment.

The latest release of Voyager Live is based on the 18.04 Bionic Beaver long term support release of Xubuntu which is supported for 3 years. This is the version we will take a look at in this article.

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PCLinuxOS KDE Review

PCLinuxOS is a rolling release Linux distribution, offering a KDE and a MATE desktop version. Besides these official versions, other community maintained flavors for other desktop environments are available. This review is based on the KDE version of PCLinuxOS.

The distribution is based on Mandriva Linux and uses RPM packages. It is a rolling release distribution that favors stability over providing bleeding edge software.

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