Linux distros

1 Robolinux 11 Review

Robolinux 11 Review

Review bot-at-large Jonni Bidwell does his damnedest to look past the late 90s-stylings of this project’s website... Read our Robolinux 11 Review. IN BRIEF A nothing if not interesting effort to ease the transition from Windows to Linux. For a ...
2 Lubuntu 20.04 Review

Lubuntu 20.04 Review

Lubuntu 20.04 The real "acid test” is here! It has been six years since the LXQt desktop project was started and we now have the first Lubuntu LXQt long-term-support release. Read our Lubuntu 20.04 Review. Released on 23 April, 2020, Lubuntu ...
3 Lubuntu 19.10 review

Lubuntu 19.10 review

Lubuntu 19.10 is the third release of this distro with the new LXQt desktop replacing LXDE. It is the 20th release since Lubuntu First appeared in April 2010, as version 10.04. Read our Lubuntu 19.10 review. Lubuntu 19.10 is a "standard" release, ...
4 Xubuntu 19.10 Review

Xubuntu 19.10 Review

Xubuntu 19.10 is the latest release for this Ubuntu derivative that features the Xfce desktop. Just out on 17 October, 2019, it is the 28th version of Xubuntu and the last "standard" release before the next long term support (LTS) release, due ...
5 Bodhi Linux Review

Bodhi Linux Review

Bodhi Linux REVIEW Written by Jason M With each new review, I am trying to add something that refines the review itself. If you have ideas, or requests for a Distro to be reviewed, please let me know. Even though I have screenshots that ...
6 DeVuan Linux Review

DeVuan Linux Review

REVIEW Written by Jason M Before we dive in to this, a few thoughts. This review is the first for a "non-systemd" Distro. I will not get into the aspects or controversies regarding systemd vs Init... suffice to say, both sides have some ...
7 Inside the…UBUNTU PHONE


The Ubuntu phone is here at last! Explore its development, its features and what it means for Canonical and the Ubuntu desktop. ubuntu-g-theme Almost as soon as the first version launched in 2004, Ubuntu permanently changed the Linux ...
8 Zorin OS 15 Core Review

Zorin OS 15 Core Review

Zorin OS 15 Core Any Ubuntu-based distro has to pull something special to get into the good books of Mayank Sharma. Has he found a unicorn, or a one-trick pony? In Brief Pitched as a distribution for first-time Linux users, Zorin OS is ...
9 Robolinux 10.5 Review

Robolinux 10.5 Review

Robolinux 10.5 Mayank Sharma isn't too gullible in real life, but has an uncanny tendency to fall for distros that then don't deliver on the claims they make. IN brief A customised Ubuntu-based distro that ships with multiple desktop ...
10 Lubuntu 19.04 Review

Lubuntu 19.04 Review

REVIEW Written by Adam Hunt Lubuntu 19.04 was released on 18 April, 2019 and is worth checking out, as it offers some substantial refinements over Lubuntu 18.10. Lubuntu 19.04 is a standard release and so it includes support for nine months, ...
11 Boxes: A Simpler VM Manager for the Masses

Boxes: A Simpler VM Manager for the Masses

Alex Campbell Virtual machine administration can be complex to manage, but if all you want is to run a Debian instance on your Fedora box for a few minutes, VirtualBox can feel like overkill. GNOME Boxes lets you get to what you're looking for: A ...
12 Sailfish X Review

Sailfish X Review

Now that more devices work with Jolla’s Sailfish OS, Alexander Tolstoy compares Sailfish X with Sailfish 3 and sees if he can tell them apart...  In Brief The long- awaited version of Sailfish OS for another set of Sony Xperia smartphones. If you ...