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PCLinuxOS

PCLinuxOSAbout PCLinuxOS

In its early days PCLinuxOS was a derivative of Mandriva Linux, but over the years it has matured to become a fully fledged separate distribution in its own right. It is distributed as a LiveCD, but can also be installed to a hard disk. PCLinuxOS is primarily targeted at desktop users, and is notable for maintaining its own software repository, with many of its applications having been independently packaged. There are a number of other distributions which are derived from PCLinuxOS.

PCLinuxOS Gnome 2.21.2 Key Facts

Developer:
PCLinuxOS
Price:
Free to download
Released:
28 December 2007
Installation Media:
CD (1)
Architectures supported:
x586
Package Management:
Aptitude
Official Website:
www.pclinuxos.com
www.GetPCLinuxOS.com

Kernel
2.6.22.15
GNOME 2.12.2
KDE 3.5.6
XOrg 7.1
Xfce -
OpenOffice -
Evolution -
Firefox 2.0.0.11
Gimp 2.4.2
Python 2.4.3
Perl
5.8.8
Apache -
PHP
-
MySQL       
-
PostgreSQL -
Samba
3.0.23b
GNU Compiler Collection -

Reviews

2007 (current release)
Raiden's Realm, wordpress, Seopher, thepcspy
Seopher (Test 4), tuxmachines (Test 4), TriedIT (Test 3), Open Addict (Test 2), tuxmachines (Test 1), KnoLinux
P9
Really Linux, Linux Forums, Capnkirby, KnoLinux, MozillaQuest, tuxmachines, ExtremeTech, free-bees.co.uk, blogspot

Selected Websites

Other Official Websites
PCLinuxOS Wiki
News
PCLinuxOS News, PCLinuxOS Magazine
Support/Forums
PCLinuxOS Forums, PCLinuxOS Hardware Database, LinFX.com, LORTAL, PCLInuxOS.de (German), PCLinuxOS Hungarian Support (Hungarian), PCLinuxOS.nl (Dutch), PCLinuxOS Turkey (Turkish)

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