Elementary OS Beta Reviewed - Looks Very Polished, Minor Niggles
I concede that I am a big fan of Elementary Project and the goodies it brought to the Linux desktop eco system. I also accept the fact that, reviewing a developer only preview of an application and calling it "not ready yet" is kind of self defeating. But the kind of expectations a project like Elementary OS carries around makes it vulnerable to close scrutinisation at every level. Consider this as one such *very* early Elementary OS review.
Elementary OS 'Jupiter' Beta Review
After downloading the latest beta developer preview release of Elementary OS via torrent and installing it in my USB drive using UNetBootin, I was all excited to give the much awaited Elementary OS a first hand try though it was still dubbed as a developer preview and not quite ready for production environments aka daily use. First up was the Elementary OS boot up screen which had a blinking 'e' representing Elementary. In line with the design ethos of the Elementary team, the boot up screen was simple and quite impressive at the same time.