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ComFusion 2.0
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1 32790 03-04-2009
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Description: ComFusion is an Ubuntu-based live DVD featuring out-of-the-box support for a variety of Compiz Fusion effects and a Mac OS X-like user interface. The latest version, 2.0, was announced today. Built from Ubuntu 8.04, ComFusion 2.0 brings a choice of two desktop environments - GNOME 2.22.1 (default) and Xfce 4.4.2, both with complete support for Compiz effects and with a Mac OS X-style Wbar for quick access to popular applications. Other features include enhanced support for wireless network cards, a variety of Compiz Fusion utilities and scripts for downloading restricted media codecs, inclusion of several Google Applications, Skype and other non-free software, a collection of games, office and development software, support for English, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages. For more information please read the release notes (in Spanish) which provides a detailed list of included applications and other features.
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Old 03-04-2009, 03:31 AM   #1
Registered: Feb 2009
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Would you recommend the product? no | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 1

Pros: Languages and software chosen
Cons: it doesn't really work

I tried this distro on two computers:
With the first it couldn't work because it didn't cope with the old VGA-card.
With the second a new laptop this wasn't a problem.
There was an icon from skype but it din't react at all.
Firefox worked but had problem to install Flash-Plugin.
I could neither really find a menu nor a button to shut down (log out,...).
For a beginner this must be a horror and he probably would never try linux again.


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