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Elementary OS - Ascension Millenium

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One of the most talked about Linux distributions over the past couple of months is Elementary OS. Elementary has been reviewed everywhere from linuxuser.co.uk to the Linux Action Show.

Now it is my turn to review Elementary OS to see what all the fuss is about and I promise you one thing from the outset. There will be no references to Sherlock Holmes whatsoever.

From the moment you visit the Elementary OS website you understand the approach that has been taken by the developers.

The website is minimalistic but elegant and that shines right through from the website to the operating system.

The next generation of elementary OS is here. Lightweight and beautiful. All-new apps. A refined look.

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