Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon

Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release. It will receive security updates until 2019. The Linux Mint developers plan to use this package base until 2016, so upgrading should be a piece of cake once you start using Linux Mint 17.
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Review: Kubuntu 12.04.3

The latest update came with some significant changes like drivers for the new Haswell processors, out of the box support for NVIDIA and AMD Raedon graphic cards, and a lot of bug fixes. However, unlike Ubuntu 12.04.3, updated Linux kernel 3.8.0 is not available to Kubuntu LTS yet – still running on LTS kernel 3.2.0. Unfortunately I don’t have any laptop beyond Ivy Bridge and hence could check Kubuntu’s latest update on systems with the most recent Haswell processors. Otherwise, in this write up I take you through my experience of Kubuntu for about 10 days.

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App Review: Complete Linux Installer

When most of us think of mobile apps, we think of different designs and programs geared toward entertainment and information. We might look to an app like the New York Times reader for news, or the simple but effective Twitter app to keep up with social networking. We might download a popular arcade game to pass the time, or look to a BetFair casino app for some interactive gaming. But what we don’t really think of with regard to apps is advanced utility and operating system. That’s about to change for Android users.  [Read more…]

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Review: Fedora 19

My experience with version 18 was less than stellar. Frankly, it was quite horrible, and for me, after a relatively solid and interesting spring release, the autumn edition was a big flop and a total disappointment. Hopefully, this new edition can sort things out. Anyhow, let’s see what gives. KDE, of course.

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