Bodhi Linux Review - Incredibly Good

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Bodhi Linux is NOT yet another Ubuntu based Linux distro. Bodhi Linux is among a very few number of Ubuntu based distros that run Enlightenment(E17) window manager instead of the popular alternatives like GNOME or KDE. I had never used anything other than GNOME, KDE and XFCE desktops before and I have to tell you, my experience with Enlightenment desktop has been a completely refreshing one.

Bodhi Linux Review

Bodhi Linux is a very minimal Ubuntu based Linux distro with Enlightenment(E17) as the default desktop(window manager). Standard ISO size is just around 350MB and the latest release is based on Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx". System requirements will tell you the whole story. Bodhi Linux requires just 1.5GB HD space, 300mhz i386 Processor and just 128MB of RAM! Thats how minimal things can get.

I am writing this article right from Firefox 4 beta 8 browser which is a default in this version of Bodhi Linux I was using. Though I would have preferred Chromium over Firefox for Bodhi Linux, things are really getting better with every new beta release of Firefox 4.0. I actually enjoyed browsing from this new Firefox 4.0.

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