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Pardus 2008 RC2

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Pardus is a release that I didn't discover by myself; more it was thrust in front of me by a community of passionate users. Whenever I was looking for 'the most usable' distro someone would always recommend Pardus - so I gave it a go. I tried 2007.1 way back on the 12th of May 2007 and was very, very impressed. I then tried the RC2 of Kurulan at the end of June the same year with positive results too.

Somehow I always end up reviewing release candidates rather than the finished article, but when I saw that RC2 for Pardus 2008 was released I felt compelled to don my reviewing hat and see how things have progressed - nearly 12 months since I last touched this remarkable Turkish OS.

Pardus 2008 features




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