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Wolvix Media Edition 1.0.4 Review

April 28th, 2006 Comments off

Tuxmachines.org put up a positive reivew of the latest Wolvix Media Edition with lots of screenshots. Overall, Wolvix Media Edition looks like a great distro to keep in mind when building a HTPC.

I’ve always been quite the fan of the Wolvix offerings, with each being better than the last. I’ve been testing Media Edition over the last few days and can report Wolven has done a remarkable job.

MCNLive Leuven Screenshots

April 27th, 2006 Comments off

Phoronix has screenshots of the new MCNLive Leuven, a LiveCD based on Mandriva.

Categories: Desktop, MCNLive, Screenshots

Debian Live

April 26th, 2006 1 comment

This week’s Debian Weekly News has links to the Debian Live project. The site has links to downloadable ISO images, and a wiki site, with much more information about the Debian Live project.

Categories: Debian Live, Desktop, News

Edubuntu and DSL-N Screenshots

April 24th, 2006 Comments off

OSDir has posted new screenshots of Edubuntu 6.06 Beta and DSL-N 0.1 Alpha.

Changing Knoppix To Fit Your Needs

April 24th, 2006 Comments off

ExtremeTech has a howto on modifiying Knoppix. Good information to move to the next step of saving session data after using Knoppix.

Categories: Desktop, How To, Knoppix

SimplyMEPIS 6.0 Alpha 2 Screenshots

April 23rd, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, MEPIS, Screenshots

Where Ubuntu LiveCD Both Succeeds and Fails

April 23rd, 2006 Comments off

Application Development Trends has a second blog posting covering positive and negative aspects of the latest beta version of the Ubuntu LiveCD. Overall, some good points are made, such as the expectations some Windows users may have when trying Linux out for the first time. The first part of the Ubuntu coverage is here.

Categories: Desktop, Reviews, Ubuntu

GoblinX 1.3 live CD emerges

April 21st, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux.com has info concerning the new GoblinX 1.3 LiveCD.

Categories: Desktop, GoblinX, Releases

PCLinuxOS 0.93 “MiniME” Development Release

April 21st, 2006 1 comment

DistroWatch has announced PCLinuxOS 0.93 MiniME, a lightweight, PCLinuxOS based LiveCD. OSDir brings the eye candy with screenshots. With PCLinuxOS releasing a lightweight version, and Damn Small Linux recently coming out with a heavier version, is the future of Linux LiveCDs two-disc, heavy and lightweight releases? GoblinX, GRML, Knoppix, Mepis/MepisLite, SLAX SE/SLAX Popcorn, and Ubuntu/Xubuntu are a few others who already separate release versions into the two camps.

Damn Small Linux – NOT

April 21st, 2006 Comments off

LG3D LiveCD 2.4 Test 1 Review

April 20th, 2006 Comments off

Tuxmachines.org has a review of the new LG3D LiveCD 2.4 Test 1 LiveCD. Included with this review are lots of screenshots of the unique desktop.

Categories: Desktop, LG3D, Reviews, Screenshots

Slampp-Lite 2.0 Server Review

April 19th, 2006 Comments off

Gnuman.com has a review of the Slampp-Lite 2.0 server LiveCD.

Categories: Reviews, Server, SLAMPP

Dapper beta due tomorrow

April 19th, 2006 Comments off

TECTONIC has some information on Dapper beta, including the combination of the install and LiveCD, Network Manager, and the new theme.

Categories: Desktop, Releases, Ubuntu

Kanotix LiveCD 2006 RC2 Screenshots

April 19th, 2006 Comments off

Phoronix has screenshots of Kanotix LiveCD 2006 RC2. They include many shots of the updated installer.

Categories: Desktop, Kanotix, Screenshots

Stunning Linux Distro Continues Development

April 18th, 2006 2 comments

LXer has an interview with the main developer of ELive, a LiveCD based around the Enlightement desktop environment.

From first boot, Elive shows the promise of an excellent Linux distribution. The graphical presentation is nothing less than stunning. If you are a fan of the Enlightenment desktop, you really have to see this distro. If you have no idea of what I am talking about…you really have to see this distro.

Categories: Desktop, Elive, Interviews

SLAMPPLite LiveCD v2.0 Screenshots

April 18th, 2006 Comments off

Phoronix has some screenshots of SLAMPPLite LiveCD v2.0. This is one of the better server LiveCDs.

Categories: Screenshots, Server, SLAMPP

Easter bunny brings special Kanotix release

April 18th, 2006 1 comment

DesktopLinux.com is reporting a new release candidate of Kanotix is out.

Categories: Desktop, Kanotix, Releases

Little Penguin Delivers With Linux Live CD

April 17th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, Kororaa, Reviews

SimplyMEPIS v6.0 Alpha 1 Screenshots

April 13th, 2006 Comments off
Categories: Desktop, MEPIS, Screenshots

Linux Bible 2006 Edition review

April 13th, 2006 Comments off

Gnuman.com has a brief review of the Linux Bible 2006 Edition. Inside it covers some different LiveCDs.

Categories: Books, Reviews