Category Archives: Distros
Sabayon developers starting rolling out systemd today!
The most cool and high-tech linux distribution out there has released a new major version that succeeds the amazing tenth edition that brought many exciting improvements. This time it is about polishing and improving existing technologies while offering more support for modern technologies like the Nvidia Optimus and Valve’s Steam!
Fedora 18 just released this month, but for the people that have tried Rawhide (aka Fedora 19) 18 has already started to showing its age. The features for the next Fedora haven’t been yet decided but some cool features have already arrived in the development version, towards to the Alpha, which is expected to come [...]
Fedora 18 release is now out for anyone who wants to try it. If you are disappointed with any previous versions, Spherical Cow might give you a pleasant surprise -but also might not. Spherical Cow in my opinion is the very first Fedora release that can be used from rookies, if they are willing to make some concessions ;)
Fedora 18 is a major upgrade from 17 and a pleasant surprise for its users. This is definitely the best Fedora release so far – even if beta-, it has a good and pure GNOME 3 implementation, a new installer based on GNOME OS installer designs… and is extremely fast! However Fedora is still not ready to for a broader [...]
Arch Linux is the distribution of choice for many Gnome users out there and this is happening for a good reason. This popular distribution is powerful, very well documented, with a big helpful and participating community around it, and maybe the most complete package collections, but most of all Arch is a rolling distribution and [...]
Many people are wondering how to install latest Gnome in their distro which usually is an Ubuntu. Unfortunately this can’t be done and you have to wait for the next release from Canonical. The same applies for Fedora and pretty much for every no-rolling release distro. Next I print a table to help you understand what [...]
Yesterday marked the release of Ubuntu 12.10, the latest version of the most popular Linux distribution. What’s interesting now is that GNOME and Ubuntu are back together after 18 months. The new Ubuntu GNOME remix version was released a few hours after the Unity version and we’ve got a full review of the distribution.
When a woGue reader sent an email to us suggesting that we should try AriOS I wasn’t very optimistic. The description was showing the same trodden approach that we saw in so many other projects that is “an Ubuntu based distribution that offers a more ready to use Ubuntu” AriOS is really not just simply [...]
I recently tried out the Fedora 18 Nightly Build to see what’s new! The most visible change was the completely new Anaconda Installer. The installer is the first thing a user sees and uses when he tries a new distro for the first time. Hence it is a very important part of the distro and [...]
Ubuntu Gnome Remix hit the beta yesterday ..but for beta is pretty ready! The best Gnome release ever made, into the best distro (no comments please!) and the results are explosives! I am using Ubuntu Gnome since the day one (Alpha), and other than GDM issues, I had none other major bug.
So you like Gnome Shell, but you are not sure about what distribution you will find it in? Here is a list of GNU/Linux distributions that include the latest stable version of Gnome Shell. In the following list, you will find both distributions that include Gnome Shell out of the box, and distributions that are [...]
I have to admit, I didn’t even know there was an Elementary OS around till recently, and I didn’t know that -the upcoming- Elementary OS was using Clutter/Mutter as window manager and compositor, till ..yesterday :) It seems that after Mint and Cinnamon we have a new fork of Mutter/GS, this time for Elementary OS [...]
The Gentoo based popular Italian distribution Sabayon, has released its tenth version that brings the project one more step towards world domination as the leader of development Fabio Erculiani likes to say. Sabayon 10 comes with Gnome 3.4.2, Linux kernel 3.5.4, Libre Office 3.6 and many little details and tools that make it both a [...]
The French based Linux distribution PureOS released a new version that brings the latest stable Gnome 3.4.2 and all the good things that derive from Debian’s testing repositories. PureOS is basically a LiveCD distribution that aims to be used as a demonstration and discovery of Gnome and Linux in general without modifying your hard drive. [...]
Mageia Foundation released the first Alpha version towards to Mageia 3 (March 2013) three days ago, with UsrMove! If I am not wrong Mageia is just the second popular distro (after Fedora) that migrates to UsrMove, and that shows that the people there, chancing the optimal solutions. Speaking of popularity, Mageia’s market trend grows rapidly and by [...]
Yeap it is official by FSF Free Software Definition. Fedora isn’t free software. Linux (kernel) isn’t free software. Firefox isn’t Free Software. Pretty much there isn’t Free Software (FS), but we can baptize things by occasion as FS. Trisquel according to FSF is one of the nine distributions that they meet the FSF’s strict guidelines by [...]
openSUSE 12.2 is the second openSUSE release to include Gnome 3. It was original scheduled to be released in June but it was postponed for almost two months in order to deliver a more quality experience. openSUSE has always been an all-purpose distribution. It is appropriated for users that want a Linux Desktop for just surfing on Web [...]
A few days ago we had the news about an Ubuntu -community based- Gnome derivative. Yesterday Gnomebuntu (which is not the final name) released the very first alpha version. Is it worth for Ubuntu/Gnome fans to use Gnomebuntu instead of Ubuntu with Gnome-Shell?
Good News Everyone! Thanks to Ubuntu Gnome Community and Jeremy Bicha, it seems that the popular distribution will ship a flavor with a relatively pure GNOME experience, on the next release cycle, in October 18. At this point the effort is community based, but hopefully GNOMEbuntu will make it as Canonical’s official spin, similar to [...]