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Quick Look: Sabayon Linux 5.4

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Sabayon Linux 5.0 was released about a year ago, and I did a review of it for Desktop Linux Reviews. Version 5.4 has just been released so I thought it was definitely worth a quick look to see what has been updated and if it’s worth checking out.

Sabayon Linux is based on Gentoo. Gentoo doesn’t have the most user-friendly reputation, but Sabayon Linux goes a very long way toward making Gentoo accessible to folks that want a well-configured desktop “out of the box.”

Sabayon Linux is available in GNOME, KDE, SpinBase (no desktop) or CoreCDX (Fluxbox) versions. For this quick look, I installed the GNOME version. The GNOME version I downloaded weighed in at 1.56 GB.

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