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"Lint"

Posted 01-19-2011 at 03:46 PM by caieng

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jesse Smith and Ladislav Bodnar at distrowatch dot com
Many of our readers have probably come across Dedoimedo, a neat website whose publisher, Igor Ljubuncic, has been writing reviews of free operating systems for some time. As the year 2010 came to a close, the author published a grand summary of his testing experiences which he called And the best distro of 2010 is.... The winner? Linux Mint:
Lint, aka Linux Mint, is most certainly NOT the distro of the year.

Why?

1. resolution:
Linux Mint, aka "lint"...
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retesting Puppy, Salix, Suse, PCLinuxOS LXDE

Posted 01-06-2011 at 04:21 PM by caieng

06 January 2011

a. Salix LXDE 13.1.2 27 December 2010
b. Suse KDE 4.6 11.4M5 26 December 2010
c. Puppy Wary 5.0 29 December 2010
d. PCLinuxOS LXDE 2010.12 23 December 2010


Reminder of the task used in this testing algorithm:
Internet Radio Station, presupposes an operating system which permits the user to treat his computer like an old-fashioned radio--easy to control, easy to operate.

The "installation time"...
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Ultimate Unification: CrunchBang

Posted 12-10-2010 at 06:01 PM by caieng

Ultimate Unification: CrunchBang 10 December 2010

This week we examine three new arrivals on the scene:

a. Ultimate Edition 2.8 Lite
b. Unity 32 and 64 bit versions of edition 10-2
c. CrunchBang 10, "Statler", 32 and 64 bit versions using both XFCE and OpenBox.

All three work, some better than others.

Reminder of the task used in this testing algorithm:
Internet Radio Station, presupposes an operating...
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One keeper, two to throw back

Posted 09-19-2010 at 06:04 PM by caieng

19 September 2010
One keeper, two to throw back: Lubuntu is very good, excellent installer, the best in the business, in my opinion. The newest versions of Salix XFCE, and Mint LXDE are both fatally flawed, could not be installed. n.b. Lubuntu's times are all made using the 32 bit version!! The time to halt is the best in my 12 year testing experience, with any operating system, on x86 architecture.

First, a reminder of how this testing algorithm works:

Hardware:...
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a little unity?

Posted 09-15-2010 at 10:26 PM by caieng

15 September 2010
So, here's the data from testing a few UNITY distros....

First, a reminder of how this testing algorithm works:

Hardware: 2 computers used in this study, both are "old", i.e. not contemporary devices, but still very functional.

One computer (C8) is five years old, and the other, (C4), ten years of age.
C4: DFI CA64-TC, PIII 1.13 GHz, 1.0 GB SDRAM, IDE hard drive. Benchmarks: 2.7 GIPS, 1.5 GFlops, 0.67 GB/sec;...
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