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Netrunner 5 Enigma review - Quite alright

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Nary two weeks back, Netrunner 5 Enigma was released. Also known as version 13.06, this is the latest stable release of the Netrunner distribution, based on Kubuntu. As you have seen in my previous reviews, Netrunner tries to combine the classic KDE desktop with web-based applications and cloud services, which should kind of bridge between the two worlds, one of the typical computing device and the other more oriented toward always doing something online, sort of.

Anyhow, let's see what gives. I will give this distro a spin on my T61 test laptop, which has 2GB RAM, Intel graphics, and two SSD, housing a total of four operating systems. One of these will be sacrificed to accommodate Enigma.

Now, onwards, brave men.




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