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Old 19. May 2012, 04:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The RC for Zorin 6 is now available with their unique "Zorin Desktop". They also label this as their most significant release since the distro was first launched. Will be interesting to see if and how this works.

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Old 19. May 2012, 07:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I will wait for the final release.... I have to admit its looking good, real good.
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Old 20. May 2012, 06:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I will wait for the final release.... I have to admit its looking good, real good.
I'm still highly confused about where all these different desktops will end up. I took a quick look at the Mint RC (Mate version) yesterday and in comparison to Solus it looks archaic and ungainly, except for the main menu which has always been good. Hopefully the next six months will see some sort of definition come to this area, not least as folks begin to vote with their feet for one version or another.
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Hopefully the next six months will see some sort of definition come to this area, not least as folks begin to vote with their feet for one version or another.
My opinion... I think there is going to be shift change. I expect Gnome3 will continue to rise to the top. The question is, will the folks at Gnome seize this opportunity and play nice and work with those developers to produce a desktop that appeals to a rather large community of linux users. Meanwhile KDE seems to be bouncing off the walls with no clear direction.

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Here are some user reviews and comments on ZorinOS 6 RC 32 bit.
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Old 21. May 2012, 06:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Still some bugs to sort out but hopefully they will get these ironed out before the final release.
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Old 24. May 2012, 03:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The Zorin final should be out quite soon now, and also the latest Pinguy based on 12.04LTS. Pinguy has gone for Gnome 3.4 whereas Zorin has opted for it's own desktop so these two should offer quite a bit of interest.
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Old 24. May 2012, 08:14 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I will be watching the forums to see if the bugs from the RC version have been worked out. Meanwhile I'm looking forward to giving SolusOS a test drive.
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Old 01. Jun 2012, 10:54 AM   #9 (permalink)
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http://linuxblog.darkduck.com/2012/0...xaria-and.html

Organizers of the contest will select winners, and they will receive:

1. Disk with Zorin OS 6 Premium with all the attached support. Prize is given by Zorin OS team.
2. 15 USD bonus at Desura or similar resource, as per your agreement with Linuxaria, who has given this prize.
3. 10 GBP e-voucher for Amazon.co.uk site. Prize from Buy Linux CDs.
4. CD with any Linux distribution of your choice. Prize from Linux notes from DarkDuck.
5. 1 GB USB stick. Prize from Linux notes from DarkDuck.
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Old 01. Jun 2012, 08:02 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks
I'm curious to find out what the premium version of Zorin looks like.
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