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New ‘Tux’ Desktop Release Dresses Up Linux’s Distro Closet

Previously, you could only get Tuxedo OS pre-installed on the company's line of computers. Now anyone can try it as a separate distro, making good on its mission statement to have Linux accessible to the general public.

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Linux Mint 21 Release Brings Reviewer a Welcome Reunion

My Linux reviewing wanderlust got the best of me with the release of Linux Mint 21, as I was curious about what I might be missing. I discovered quite a few features that my current Cinnamon edition does not offer.

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New MakuluLinux Brings ‘Shifting’ Innovations to Desktop Design

The MakuluLinux Shift 2022 release is an ideal computing platform for Linux newcomers and seasoned users alike, removing any need to distro hop to find the ideal desktop experience.

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Titan Linux Beta Brings Simplicity, Finesse to KDE Remake

This distro is a fully functional yet minimal KDE Plasma desktop experience with an emphasis on usability and performance. It already has a wide range of hardware support out of the box.

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RebornOS Brings Choice and Simplicity to Arch Linux

RebornOS is a Linux distro hopper’s dream computing machine. It is also a great alternative for seasoned Linux users looking for a new option and for newcomers who do not mind tinkering.

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ExTiX DDS Delivers Decent Deepin Alternative

ExTiX is a Linux distribution that knows where it is going but falls short of being there yet. It is, however, well on its way. Developer Arne Exton calls his ExTiX OS "The Ultimate Linux system." Especially with the Deepin desktop edition, he is close to living up to that assessment.

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New Breeze Theme Gives KDE Neon Release Lots of Sparkle

KDE Neon 5.23 is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution featuring the latest KDE Plasma desktop and other KDE community software. With an edge over other KDE installations, the Neon project provides a rapidly evolving software repository with all the latest KDE software.

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Hack Your Metabolism To Improve Health With the Lumen Smart Device

Lumen is an impressive product with even more impressive results. Weight control may be its primary focus; however, anyone who wants to keep tabs on their overall health can gain tremendous personal insight from checking it out. Combined with its iOS or Android app, the process measures metabolism t...

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Zorin OS 16: Better GNOME With Much More Simplicity

Zorin OS is one of the more endearing Linux operating systems available for both Linux veterans and computer users transitioning from Windows. But despite some stellar improvements, Zorin OS 16 falls short of offering wider user appeal to those looking beyond Windows-like computing. However, this la...

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Latest POP_OS! Release Brings COSMIC Overtones

The latest release of POP!_OS Linux clearly shows that the in-house tweaking of the GNOME desktop to the COSMIC GNOME-based desktop is even more inviting. Developer System76 has made some bold moves to push this distro to the forefront and spark its popularity among newcomers to Linux -- as well as ...

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MakuluLinux Shifts Designs for a Better Linux Experience

MakuluLinux Shift is a well-designed Linux distro that blends several mainstream design concepts with performance features not found elsewhere. One of Shift's most unique features, which is greatly expanded in this latest version, is the ability to modify major design elements effortlessly. Hence, i...

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Clear Linux* Delivers a Lucid if Limited Vision of Desktop Linux

Intel's Clear Linux* has been on my radar for its ambition to sprint to the head of the pack. While it's certainly not the first distro developed by a tech heavyweight, it's a rare case in which a private company releases a distro with no direct commercial application. It's an experiment to prove wh...

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MakuluLinux Core Now Built on Forked Gnome

MakuluLinux is an ever-changing family of Linux desktops built on its own base around several heavily modified desktop environments. Core, the latest release, is an evolutionary redesign well worth trying. Most distribution maintainers focus on annual or semi-annual OS updates. MakuluLinux creator J...

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Garuda Desktops Put a New Spin on Linux Looks

The Linux operating system is many things to many users. It is not a one-size-must-fit-all computing platform like Microsoft and Apple provide. A prime example of Linux's wide range of functionalities is easily found in Garuda Linux. Not typically available in mainstream distributions, its large ass...

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