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PCLinuxOS 2010 Gnome Zen Mini Review

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linuxlibrary.org: Elegance and simplicity unite to bring you another compelling reason to switch to PCLinuxOS. Gnome Zen Mini features the gnome desktop stripped to the core, with only a minimal selection of default applications

April 2011 issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the April 2011 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the April 2011 issue: e17: Tips & Tricks, Rudge's Rain: PCLinuxOS Makes Music, and Game Zone: Pipewalker.

pclinuxos taken down for piracy

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Seems pclinuxos has been up to their old tricks, but this time they couldn't outrun the reach of MICE. It appears their domain has been seized by the Microsoft Intellectual Property Police and visitors there are subjected to the familiar "seized by authorities" announcement.

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PCLinuxOS 2010.12 Gnome - Rushed out too early

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dedoimedo.com: As I've written on a few occasions in the past, PCLinuxOS is probably the best small distro around. It shows what can be done by a small development team, with limited resources. Well, it's time to see what the Gnome edition offers.

Also: I have been banned

March 2011 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine

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pclosmag.com: The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the March 2011 issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the March 2011 issue: e17: Configure Everything To Do Everything, Video: Part 1 - Time Shifting TV Programs, Avidemux Under PCLinuxOS, and more.

PCLinuxOS 2011 KDE: A Review and Retrospective

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tannerhelland.com: PCLinuxOS is a great distro for individuals who favor rolling updates, performance, and a dedicated community. If you’re a first-time Linux user or if you favor aesthetics over technological prowess, better choices are available.

Is PCLinuxOS on the Ropes?

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ostatic.com: PCLinuxOS has suffered from its share of issues over the years. With difficulties ranging from personnel shake-ups to hosting problems, it seems developing and managing a Linux distribution can be challenging work. Perhaps sometimes it's more trouble than it's worth.

February 2011 issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine Released

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the February 2011 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the February 2011 issue: * e17: System Panel, Part 2; * e17 Accessories: ePDF & ePhoto; * Short Story: WWW Collapse; * Scribus, Part 2: Starting The Project; and more.

January 2011 Issue of The PCLinuxOS Magazine Released

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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the January 2011 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine.

PCLOS 64-Bit Suffers Delays, but Still Coming

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ostatic.com: A long anticipated 64-bit version of PCLOS was reported to be in development this past November. And as 2010 draws to a close, some wonder what is its current status.

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