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Super OS 9.10
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1 25822 02-24-2010
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100% of reviewers None indicated 8.0



Description: Version 9.10, announced a few hours ago, adds the following applications and features: "Better multimedia support - VLC, support for DVD-playback, support for MP3 and other media formats, like QuickTime video, Real video, Windows Media Video, Flash Video, DivX, Xvid; Internet software - aMSN, Opera, Google Chrome, Skype, Firefox with Flash and Moonlight; portable applications available (RUNZ included); programs are easier to run - App Runner is included; mount tar.gz, .zip, .rar and .iso files with file mounter; other software - Java, Ubuntu Tweak; system beep is disabled; Super OS now has its own repository, in addition to the official Ubuntu repositories; most commonly used KDE and Qt libraries included."
Keywords: mulitmedia-support Internet-Software App-Runner Ubuntu KDE


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Old 02-24-2010, 07:19 AM   #1
hilyard
 
Registered: Jan 2010
Distribution: Salent | Salix
Posts: 287

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 8

Pros: Pre-loaded VLC and other apps time-saving; ease of use
Cons: App-Runner's automatic expiration of root session annoying



A linux newbie, I found Jaunty a little buggy (or was it just me?), so went to Karmic AMD64. Had trouble with virtualization and had to reload OS. Tried Super OS 9.10 x386 and immediately installed Bastille. This set-up I find stable and I like it, VLC especially. I don't use Instant Messaging or Skype, but they're available on install and would appeal to many, I presume. Overall, an improvement over plain Ubuntu (for a neophyte, in particular).
 




  



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