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OpenArtist Is a Linux Distro Prodigy

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OpenArtist is an infant Linux distribution that holds impressive promise for users heavily involved in graphic productivity. Based on Ubuntu 12.04, openArtist is infused with audio, 2D and 3D graphics, and video production tools, plus Blender software.

Normally, I shy away from reviewing elementary-stage distros. Alpha releases are often too nonfunctional to offer any real work usability. They are simply proof-of-concept versions. This is not the case with the openArtist distro, however.

After hearing a few colleagues rave about openArtist, I threw caution to the wind and checked it out.

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