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PCLinuxOS: A Bright, New, Live-Linux on the OS Horizon

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PCLinuxOS (PCLOS) is a nicely-developing, Live-Linux on CD distribution. It is a good desktop Linux, which also can be installed permanently if you like.

PCLinuxOS is a newer Linux distro and it already is better than many of the several hundred established Linux distros on the operating system landscape. Simply put, PCLinuxOS is a bright, new, Live-Linux operating system on the OS horizon.

PCLinuxOS still is in the late beta stages of development. We took a quick look at the latest PCLinuxOS live CD, PCLinuxOS Preview .92 (pclinuxos-p92.iso) to see how it is coming along. It's doing well. And we like the PCLinuxOS preview.

Unlike Knoppix, which is built on top of the Debian GNU-Linux distribution, PCLinuxOS started as a fork from Mandrake Linux 9.2. However, since then PCLinuxOS has become increasingly eclectic, drawing on packages from several of the best Linux distros as well packages developed by Texstar and the PCLinuxOS developers.

We asked PCLinuxOS founder and leader, Texstar, about that in an e-mail discussion:

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