Tag Archives: GNOME

Vinux 3.0.2 review – Distro customized to speak

Vinux is a Linux operating system, especially built for Visually Impaired people. Vinux have special configuration so that it suits for people who are visually special. It is customized to help people with sight problem by increasing fonts & cursors size and speaking software which uses text-to-speech engine to speak out every happening in the system and guides you orally to use the system. Vinux 3.0.2 (second edition of Vinux 3.0 long-term release) comes with latest updated application software like Firefox 10.0.2 but it is built over Ubuntu 10.04.4 Lucid Lynx and ships with Linux Kernel 2.6.32 and GNOME 2.30.2 and of course, it has long-term support.

Solus OS RC2 review – Sleek & classy design

Solus OS team released Solus OS RC2 a week before. Last time, when I tested Solus OS Dev#32 some days before, then I found many bugs in it. I reported them to its team and they encouragingly said to improve the distro and remove the bugs in its coming releases. I appreciate their hard work. In so less time, they have done far from expected. In this release, RC2, they introduced new classy look and made numerous improvements in their going-to-be-useful Linux distribution.

Fedora – powered with Security Enhanced Linux

Fedora is a Linux-based operating system sponsored by RedHat Inc. and maintained by worldwide community known as Fedora Project . Fedora is the third most-used Linux operating system after Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Fedora is the most-used RPM-based Linux distro. Fedora Project comprises of people who love, share and build free software. Fedora is the base operating system for business standard RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Fedora community goal to empower others to pursue their vision of what a free operating system should be.

Debian Stable – robust and solid operating system

Debian is the GNU/Linux operating system developed by Debian Project’ community. Debian is 5th/6th most-used Linux operating system in the world. More interesting fact about Debian is the no. of distros based on it – there are around 41 distros based directly on it and around 100 distros that are indirectly based on Debian GNU/Linux operating system (Indirectly means they are based on a distro, which itself is based on Debian). Debian uses Linux as its kernel and took other important tools from GNU Project.

Solus OS – modern and robust desktop operating system

Solus OS is a modern and robust operating system build on Debian Stable. It is built on the top of Linux kernel. Solus OS is under heavy development at time (2012). Solus OS support all of your vast computing needs and you can enjoy all the comforts of modern desktop Linux operating system. It is very lightweight and its default desktop (with no running apps) uses around 170-200 MB of RAM. This makes it very fast and responsive when using it.

Solus OS Dev#32 review – experience Ubuntu old look

Solus OS is a desktop operating system based on Debian Stable . At present, Solus OS is under heavy development for the greater good. It uses GNOME 2.3 for graphical user interface with two panels. Due to GNOME 2.3, it looks quite-a-like Ubuntu earlier versions like Ubuntu 8.04, which had two panels and GNOME menu at most left part of top panel. It’s a surprising Linux for people who loved Ubuntu GNOME interface of previous releases. Its developers confirm that it has nothing to do with Ubuntu, though it looks like its old versions.