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Old 10. Sep 2013, 06:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was sufficiently impressed with this one to open a separate thread for it as opposed to just the mention here.

It has the most God awful default wallpaper I've ever seen in my life, but apart from that I can't fault it.

Couple of screenshots here and here. **

I still prefer how adding Cinnamon to it works and looks. Cinnamon 1.8 also makes adding extra themes and applets so much easier. There are even Windows 7 and Windows 8 themes available for anyone suffering from withdrawal.

** The annoying "Qt-subapplication" panel entry showing in one of the screenshots is generated by Superkaramba and you will get one such entry for every theme you have running. These can be removed by just hitting Alt+F2+r+Enter to restart Cinnamon.
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I downloaded about 100 MB of this distro's ISO but then I read Dedoimedo's article: Best KDE distro of 2013 Now it may or may not be a coincidence that Dedoimedo's review of Netrunner OS was posted on Netrunner-mag.com, I couldn't find a link but I didn't search very hard for one. Anyway I was sufficiently intrigued to download the Netrunner OS. Not only that but I plan on giving SolydXK a spin as well. This should keep me occupied for little while. All this because our friend had to go and do a article of the Best KDE distro of 2013
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The link to Best KDE distro of 2013 didn't work for me.
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The link to Best KDE distro of 2013 didn't work for me.
You are correct sir. Let me try this again. Best KDE distro of 2013 http://netrunner-mag.com/?p=3184

Checked the link and it works now
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You are correct sir. Let me try this again. Best KDE distro of 2013 http://netrunner-mag.com/?p=3184
I've never understood why folks include SUSE as any sort of benchmark in reviews unless it's just because it has a large userbase. Even if you can work out how to add the repos you need to update it after install, the sheer volume of bug and crash reports in their forum should be enough to put anyone off, especially those related to stuff being wiped out after an update which seems to be a regular occurrence.

I appreciate there are a lot of distros to consider but IMO a longer established effort such as Zeven OS Neptune where everything works should take priority over a newer release like Netrunner where everything doesn't.

http://www.zevenos.com/download/zevenos-neptune-2
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I appreciate there are a lot of distros to consider but IMO a longer established effort such as Zeven OS Neptune where everything works should take priority over a newer release like Netrunner where everything doesn't.

http://www.zevenos.com/download/zevenos-neptune-2
Usb version + persistent option? Hmmm, I might just try this one (If it will be able to connect to the net, that is.) Naturally, with Openbox, not KDE. It's to heavy for my comp.
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I just got done trying Neptune-2 a nice distro but has issues with Wine support and it didn't like my Nvidia video card (Gforce 610). Updating was agonizingly slow, not sure if this is a common problem or not. Otherwise not that bad at all but still need work.
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