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PCLinuxOS 2012 KDE Review

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linuxlibrary.org: Again PCLinuxOS delivers a release of impeccable quality in the face of a community that demands the highest standards.

PCLinuxOS 2012.2 review

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duskfire.wordpress: One of the distributions I used in the years before starting this blog was PCLinuxOS. After I discovered that PCLinuxOS was a spinoff of Mandrake (the first Linux distro I ever used), I gave it a try, and used it for at least a year. It served me quite well.

PCLinuxOS 2012.02 review - Hope?

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dedoimedo.com: Once upon a time, PCLinuxOS used to be one of my favorite candidates for permanent desktop use, but it was back in 2009, with a truly magnificent Gnome release. Such is the trouble with great success, sequels cannot match the original.

April 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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pclosmag.com: The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the April 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine.

First Squeeze-based Debian Edu version released

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debian.org: The Debian Edu Team is pleased to announce the release of Debian Edu Squeeze 6.0.4+r0!

March 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the March 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the March 2012 issue:

Why I Use PCLinuxOS

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darkduck.com: I discovered PCLinuxOS 0.91 in late 2005. It was a new project started by a packager for Mandrake. It seemed similar to SuSe, but somehow better.

PCLinuxOS 2012.02 Review

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gnuman.com: PCLinuxOS (PCLOS) for short is one of the few popular distributions out there that uses Mandriva as its base while others are based on some sort of variant of Debian. PCLOS uses KDE 4.6.5 as its desktop environment and is available for both 32bit and 64 bit systems.

PCLinuxOS 2012.2 Released

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ostatic.com: Today, February 2, is Bill "Texstar" Reynolds' birthday, but it's the community who received the present. PCLinuxOS 2012.2 KDE was released today in a full sized version as well as a mini.

February 2012 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the February 2012 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the February 2012 issue: * Gnome 2.32, The Day the Internet Went Dark, and the Heart of PCLOS.

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  • regarding embargoes
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