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PCLinuxOS 2007 Released

May 21st, 2007 1 comment

A new release of the popular PCLinuxOS disto is now available. They were one of the early distro to put their installer on a LiveCD.

Texstar and the Ripper Gang are pleased to announce the final release of PCLinuxOS 2007. Featuring kernel 2.6.18.8, KDE 3.5.6, Open Office 2.2.0, Firefox 2.0.0.3, Thunderbird 2.0, Frostwire, Ktorrent, Amarok, Flash, Java JRE, Beryl 3D and much much more. Almost 2 gigs of software compressed on a single self bootable livecd that can be installed to your hard drive provided it is compatible with your system and you like the distribution. Over 5000 additional packages available after hard drive install through our Synaptic Software Manager.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Releases

PCLinuxOS 2007 Test 1 Screenshots

January 24th, 2007 Comments off

LinuxQuestions.org has screenshots of PCLinuxOS 2007 Test 1. The theme looks great, and it looks like they changed almost every aspect of it since PCLinuxOS 0.93.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Screenshots

Two New Mandriva Live Discs, and much more news

January 22nd, 2007 Comments off

DistroWatch Weekly is packed full of LiveCD news today. First up is news of a gaming LiveDVD by Mandriva, along with a LiveCD showcasing a unique 3D desktop called Metisse. Below that is news of updates to Live versions of PCLinuxOS, gNewSense, Fedora Unity, BOSS GNU/Linux, and a new rescue LiveCD by the T2 project.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a – Installation; General Use

October 23rd, 2006 Comments off

free-bees.co.uk reviews the current PCLinuxOS 0.93a family.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

A Windows Users Delight: PCLinuxOS

October 6th, 2006 1 comment

Really Linux has an overview of PCLinuxOS.

PCLinuxOS offers the flexibility of being both a Live-cd, and including all necessary components for a full installation. As a Live-cd version it can boot directly from a CD drive without any installation to the hard disk. But more importantly, it includes an easy to use installer that allows you to fully install Linux when you are ready. Of course, as with many major distributions, there are excellent guides on the website for helping use the installer.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

PCLinuxOS shines, despite dull name

September 8th, 2006 Comments off

DesktopLinux is reporting on a review of PCLinuxOS done by ExtremeTech which we completely missed last week.

Although it suffers from an incredibly boring name, PCLinuxOS has a lot to offer desktop Linux users. It’s a shame that so much utility has to be obscured by a bland nameā€”but hopefully the developers will decide to rebrand this distribution under a catchy name.

I never had a problem with the name, but then, it is quite different than Beernix.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

PCLinuxOS Magazine September 2006 Initial Issue

September 5th, 2006 Comments off

One of the first Linux distros to make its primary installation method a GUI app on a LiveCD, PCLinuxOS, now has an online magazine.

Categories: Desktop, News, PCLinuxOS

The Linux Newbie: How to Pick a Linux Distro: LiveCD Edition

August 28th, 2006 Comments off

The Linux Newbie compares 11 different LiveCDs in this article. One interesting piece of information included is boot times for each of the LiveCDs.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a – The Full Monty

August 25th, 2006 Comments off

TuxMachines has a thorough review of PCLinuxOS 0.93a. Included are lots of screenshots.

PCLinuxOS 0.93a Junior and MiniMe – Two reviews for the price of one

August 21st, 2006 Comments off

KnoLinux reviews the latests releases of PCLinuxOS.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

PCLinuxOS 0.93a Screenshots

August 7th, 2006 Comments off

PCLinuxOS MiniMe 0.93: A ride on the Lighter side…

May 10th, 2006 Comments off

Capnkirby.com has a review of PCLinuxOS MiniMe 0.93. The review moves from LiveCD to hard drive distro after the installation step.

My desktop OS: PCLinuxOS 0.92

May 9th, 2006 Comments off

NewsForge has another installment of My desktop OS up, this time covering PCLinuxOS 0.92. While it is mostly tailored to the hard drive install, it does give some information about the LiveCD aspect of the distro.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

PCLinuxOS 0.93 “MiniME” Development Release

April 21st, 2006 1 comment

DistroWatch has announced PCLinuxOS 0.93 MiniME, a lightweight, PCLinuxOS based LiveCD. OSDir brings the eye candy with screenshots. With PCLinuxOS releasing a lightweight version, and Damn Small Linux recently coming out with a heavier version, is the future of Linux LiveCDs two-disc, heavy and lightweight releases? GoblinX, GRML, Knoppix, Mepis/MepisLite, SLAX SE/SLAX Popcorn, and Ubuntu/Xubuntu are a few others who already separate release versions into the two camps.

PCLinuxOS 0.92 Review

April 11th, 2006 Comments off

Gnuman.com has a review of PCLinuxOS 0.92 written for people looking to try out Linux.

One boring evening I was surfing around and jumped to PCLinuxOS web-site. Hmm, they have a live-cd and a statement saying that it works ‘out of the box’ on the most computers, and will not touch hard drive.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews

PCLinuxOS: A bright, new, Live-Linux OS on the Horizons

March 20th, 2006 Comments off

MozillaQuest Magazine takes an in-depth look at PCLinuxOS .92.

Categories: Desktop, PCLinuxOS, Reviews