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Chakra 2013.02 Benz review

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Chakra 2013.02 Benz released. No new features implemented in Tribe, the graphical installation program, Kapudan, the first boot program, gets new features.

Chakra is a desktop distribution forked from Arch Linux. Like Arch Linux, it is a rolling-release distribution, which means once you install it in your computer, you never need to reinstall when a new version comes along – the process of applying updates takes care of that.

The latest edition (released Sunday, February 10), is Chakra 2013.02, code-named Benz.

Not too long ago, Chakra Linux was one of my favorite desktop distributions, even made my list of the Top 6 KDE distributions in 2011.

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