Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Jul 2007 11:12 UTC, submitted by michuk
Linux PolishLinux reviews PCLinuxOS 2007. "I must admit I am impressed by PCLinuxOS. And according to the distro slogan, which includes the two words 'radically simple', installation and configuration of the system is really easy, and the system is very friendly in everyday usage. Some of this 'radical simplicity' should be credited to hammered out details, and the system's elegant appearance (although this is a matter of individual taste). Regular users will find in PCLinuxOS everything they need 'out of the box'. Thanks to the consistency and the possibilities to configure the system with graphical tools (e.g. PCLinuxOS Control Center) this distro is close to ideal for those starting their adventure with Linux systems and migrating from Microsoft Windows systems."
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netpython
Member since:
2005-07-06

A better way of installing dvddecrypter and or dvdshrink is: open a terminal and type "wine SetupDVDdecrypter.exe"

than the app might not detect your dvdrom drives right away but configuring with "winecfg" and setting the OS type to winnt4 and auto detecting the drives (don't forget to specify your dvd drive eg: /dev/hda as cdrom type in the wine cfg screen).

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FunkyELF Member since:
2006-07-26

Yeah, I had to go through all of that on my machine. That setting it to winnt4 was kind of obscure.

Anyway, my reasoning for trying "open containing folder" from firefox was to see if PCLinuxOS had associated .exe files with WINE after installing it. I was impressed so far with it even after having to change repositories. I would have been sold on it if I could just double click on the .exe and have Wine open it but I never got that far since it decided to open easytag instead.

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netpython Member since:
2005-07-06

. I would have been sold on it if I could just double click on the .exe and have Wine open it but I never got that far since it decided to open easytag instead.

agreed:-)

Have you managed to set a file asociation for wine aka gnome properties openup with ..?

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