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Last Review by jsbjsb001 - posted: 04-13-2017 12:28 PM
My review is based on PCLinuxOS64 KDE5 2017.04 Desktop Edition.
I have been using PCLinuxOS for at least the past year, maybe 2 years now. I have always found it to be a very stable and reliable choice for a Linux distro. As the developers of this distro, seem to be very conscious of making sure, software included is stable enough for everyday use, as well as system components like, kernel, desktop environment, etc.
The biggest difference with this release is, the inclusion of KDE Plasma 5, from KDE Plasma 4 in the previous version of PCLinuxOS. Which seems stable enough for everyday use and as always with PCLinuxOS, is well integrated with the underlying system.
There are also new versions of everything from Firefox, right down to the Linux kernel itself, and everything in between. Which are also stable enough and reliable enough for everyday use on the desktop or laptop.
As always there is a large collection of software packages available, to suit your needs.
This release is well worth the download and installation on your desktop or laptop machine.
I want to thank you guys (Dunbar and Harry Disney) for your open reviews of DSL. I have an old Dell (laptop and desktop) and have been searching (Knoppix 5.1.1, 6.2) for a distro to put on them. Also I have a newer Dell running WIN10 that I want to put Ubuntu 16.04 for on. My business project: is to host web sites. I plan to use openSUSE for that.
So, I'm excited this forum is here and hope I can draw upon your (linux) expertise in the near future.
ps,.. I plan on getting that mini-cd for DSL
My brother brought over his old HP Laptop loaded with Windows 7.
It was useless. It was painfully slow and could not even play a dvd. I loaded it with Linux Mint 18 and I am really impressed. I just added VLC and Handbreak and it works like a new laptop.
While my interest was in loading Debian to this Desktop, I am currently minty fresh.