"Distros" tag
Intelligent package management

Exploring Software: PackageKit — Overcoming Prejudice

My first reaction to the PackageKit UI, after its initial release on Fedora, was negative. It was prejudice at first sight. I did not see any advantage in reinventing the wheel. The only…

The Ultimate Distro Showdown: Ubuntu 9.10 vs openSUSE 11.2 vs Mandriva 2010

After pitting the three against each other what followed was the battle of the century, as each distro pulled off one unique trick after another to stay on top of the game.

Slackware 13: Is it Really Worthy of the 21st Century?

The latest version of the oldest surviving GNU/Linux distro comes with updates galore, including a KDE4 desktop and ext4 filesystem. It perhaps even has everything for a geek. However, whether it makes the cut for a typical desktop user is the real question.

Google’s OS: Just A Chrome Polish or Is There Some Metal Inside Too?

Google has announced the development of the Chrome OS. For the first time, this search engine giant has taken its archrival Microsoft head-on. But the emergence of Google as an omnipresent player could also have a flip side.

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