Archive for the ‘Distro Reviews’ Category

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Alpha 3 – First Look and Initial Impressions


First impressions? They’ve made some great strides with Unity. It’s definitely coming together nicely. This video was definitely fun to make, because I streamed live over while making it. If you were there, thanks so much! Click “Read More” to see the stories mentioned (distro releases this week) and the video

Bodhi Linux 0.1.6 RC2 – First Look and Initial Impressions


My immediate reaction? I love the theme/profile selection. I love the tablet/netbook usability. I love how minimal/lightweight it is. Just a few things keep it from being 100% for me… click “Read More” below to watch the video and see why…

Debian 6 “Squeeze” First Look, Impressions and History Lesson


With the first new release of Debian in several years, I felt I had to do a proper review, and talk a bit about the history of Debian, what makes it special, and why it’s significant. The video’s a bit long, but hopefully you enjoy. Thanks for watching!

First Look at Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Alpha 2


So today we’ll be taking a quick look at some of the new features available in Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2! For the full release notes, go to To install Unity 2D in Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2: sudo apt-get install unity-2d-default-settings

Foresight Linux 2.5.0 Alpha 1 First Look and Initial Review


At first glance, the ISO size may turn you away, but the rolling release model and ease of packaging might make you think twice! Let’s take a look, shall we?