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PCLinuxOS 2013.12
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Description: "Happy holidays from PCLinuxOS. The PCLinuxOS team is happy to announce the availability of PCLinuxOS 2013.12, quarterly maintenance release ISO images. All PCLinuxOS ISOs for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems have been updated with the latest software updates and bug fixes from the software repository. The Linux kernel was updated to the stable release 3.4.70. The KDE on Full Monty, Standard and MiniMe editions was updated to version 4.11.3. The Mate ISO image got an updated theme from Linuzoid and reworked default desktop layout."
Keywords: Mandriva-based kernel-3.4.70 updates bug-fixes


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Old 02-19-2014, 07:02 AM   #1
parnote
 
Registered: Jan 2010
Distribution: PCLinuxOS
Posts: 14

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

Pros: Hardware recognition, full repository, dynamic and thriving community of users, monthly magazine
Cons: None I can think of!



Rolling release ... no reinstallation every six months.

Dynamic & thriving community

Monthly Magazine ... The PCLinuxOS Magazine

Excellent hardware recognition

Outstanding selection of programs in the repository.

NOT Mandriva based! PCLinuxOS was originally, but is now its own, independent distro. PCLinuxOS pulls in the best of openSUSE, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, Slackware, Arch and every other Linux distro. Even though PCLinuxOS uses the RPM packaging system, most Mandriva RPMs will no longer work on PCLinuxOS (they have diverged that much) without serious revamping of the source RPM.
 
Old 08-18-2014, 02:25 AM   #2
jimbrechin
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: PCLOS
Posts: 25

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

Pros: Everything works out of the box
Cons: None


Very easy to use and well maintained. Plenty of versions to try out and Forum very helpful.
 




  



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