Foresight Linux 2.5 review

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Foresight is an rPath-based, desktop-oriented Linux distribution. It is a rolling release distribution, so there is no need for frequent releases associated with other distributions that do not have this feature. In fact, this release, Foresight 2.5.0, is the first major release since February 2009 when Foresight 2.1.0 was released. Foresight offers 32- and 64-bit editions of the three main desktop environments – GNOME, KDE and Xfce. This review is based on the 32-bit GNOME edition.

Installation: Installation of Foresight may be performed via a graphical or text-based interface, with the graphical interface as the default.

Desktop: The GNOME edition, the edition used for this review, ships with GNOME 2.32. I remember the default wallpaper from many, many years ago.

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