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antiX 13.1
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2 8631 10-01-2014
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100% of reviewers None indicated 10.0



Description: "The antiX team is pleased to announce the first update of antiX 13 (code name 'Luddite'), based on Debian 'Wheezy'. This update includes those made upstream in Debian 'Wheezy' and various bug fixes specific to antiX: 64-bit kernel recompiled so non-free drivers will build in 'Wheezy'; 64-bit alert message when booting 32-bit ISO image fixed; 'ghost' window fix in IceWM; GUI installer should write correct GRUB entries for any other installed OS; GUI installer should set correct keyboard; more options to enable and disable services at boot; added cdw and Calcurse to IceWM menu; fixed missing icons from IceWM menu; Gufw firewall configuration fixed...."
Keywords: Debian-based Luddite bug-fixes


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Old 07-03-2013, 10:23 PM   #1
rokytnji
 
Registered: Mar 2008
Distribution: AntiX 13 , MacPup,Linux-Lite 2.0, SaliX
Posts: 2,715

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: 64Bit and 32bit isos
Cons: None



Has everything from Gtk-YouTube Viewer to Libre Office to Iceweasel to Adobe Flash Player and choice of running Debian Wheezy,Testing,and Unstable repos during install process, your choice of course. Everything fits on CD.

Live CD boot cheats via F keys on live grub screen. Uses Legacy grub. Installer simple and easy to use. One can make it look as pretty as one wants with Fluxbox, Icewm, JWM, Window Managers. Dillo and Links 2 Browser for low ram and cpu computers with a i486 kernel with the 32bit cd sized Full iso download. Comes in 3 iso sizes. Full, Base, and Core.

smxi,inxi,antix2usb.sh,remaster.sh, just to name a few command line scripts not seen in other distros. SpaceFM file manager also. Plugin scripts for SpaceFM from Ignorant Gurus Blog.

This distro gets better every release cycle. 13.1 is the best yet IMHO.

http://imageshack.us/a/img203/2008/baseballq.jpg

http://antix.freeforums.org/download/file.php?id=1206.jpg
 
Old 10-01-2014, 04:06 AM   #2
fatmac
 
Registered: Sep 2011
Distribution: AntiX, (& SliTaz)
Posts: 272

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: Superb Debian based live installable distro.
Cons: None


I use 'base' mainly because I need a web browser, music player, and a movie player - all included in the 'base' distro, plus much more, yet only about 1.5gb installation.

N.B. The 'base' version has been dropped in 13.2, so this 13.1 is the latest, however, install it and just 'upgrade' to bring it right upto date.
 




  



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