Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Mar 2009 18:37 UTC
Linux After two years, the relatively popular PCLinuxOS distribution has finally put out a new major release, imaginatively called PCLinuxOS 2009.1. PCLinuxOS is a release originally based on Mandrake (now Mandriva), but which has taken on a life of its own. The distribution has one selling point (for some, at least) few other popular distributions have: it eschews KDE4 (for now).
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RE[2]: Latest and greatest
by spikeb on Mon 16th Mar 2009 10:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Latest and greatest"
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For those who are curious, the point of making yet another distro would be to make a community competitor to ubuntu. it really doesn't HAVE a competitor that does everything it does (fedora and opensuse both lack a restricted driver manager, both are backed by corporations). Such a distro would have a long, but not stagnant release cycle (updating packages during the lifetime of the release like fedora), rigorous QA testing, attention to details, etc.

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