Linux distros

1 Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review

Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review

Written by Erik Ubuntu Budgie really shines this year with the Focal Fossa update. The install is effortless and completes in no time at all. Everything looks like it got some spit and polish. Read our Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review. The flagship ...
2 Enos OS 0.4 Review

Enos OS 0.4 Review

Swapping out Xfce's window manager for elementary OS's proves most pleasing to hybrid fan Jonni Bidwell. SPECS A lightweight, Xubuntu-based distro aimed at beginners and those using older hardware. It utilises the Gala window manager for a ...
3 Manjaro 20.1.1 Review

Manjaro 20.1.1 Review

The distribution that brought Arch to the masses continues to amass new features and win over Jonni Bidwell, who’s never easily pleased. In brief The latest point release of the ever-popular Arch-based distro. Available in Xfce, ...
4 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 ...
5 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 ...
6 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, ...
7 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 ...
8 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 ...
9 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 ...
10 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 ...
11 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 ...
12 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 ...