Pardus 17.5

Pardus 17.5Pardus is a Debian-based distribution developed in Turkey. Pardus 17.x releases are based on Debian 9, but they also include software from Debian Backports and Pardus-specific packages. The...

Kubuntu versus KDE neon

Kubuntu versus KDE neonOften times when I'm browsing open source forums I run into variations of the query "Why do we need KDE neon when we have Kubuntu?" Or, possibly the inverse: "What is th...

EasyOS 1.0

EasyOS 1.0I was in the mood to try something different this week and found myself reading a list of features that separate EasyOS from other Linux distributions. EasyOS is an experimental dist...

Condres OS 19.02 "MATE"

Condres OS 19.02 "MATE"Condres OS is a rolling release distribution based on Arch Linux and one of the more recent members of the DistroWatch database. The distribution is available in nine editions (...

Septor 2019

Septor 2019Septor is a security-focused distribution based on Debian Testing (Debian "Buster" at the time of writing). Its focus is to provide programs connecting to the Internet with the abil...

Slontoo 18.07.1 "LXDE"

Slontoo 18.07.1 "LXDE"It is not often that I experiment with projects from the Gentoo family of distributions. This week I decided to enjoy a change of pace and experiment with a desktop orie...

First impressions of Project Trident 18.12

First impressions of Project Trident 18.12Project Trident (hereafter referred to as Trident) is a desktop operating system based on TrueOS. Trident takes the rolling base platform of TrueOS, which is ...

FreeNAS 11.2

FreeNAS 11.2FreeNAS is an operating system for network attached storage (NAS) devices. The system is based on FreeBSD and features a streamlined setup process and friendly web-based administration int...

KaOS 2018.12

KaOS 2018.12KaOS is an independent desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE desktop environment, the Calligra office suite, and other popular software applications that u...

Sculpt OS 18.09

Sculpt OS 18.09This week I decided to take some time away from the Linux and BSD communities and try something entirely different. This led me to read about Sculpt OS, a project which is described as ...