CAINE is a well-known specialised Linux distribution focusing on penetration testing. With its latest 3.0 release, it updates itself to the Ubuntu 12.04 base and adds a host of new tools
A server distribution based on Slackware, Superb Mini Server is unusual in having a live CD, enabling you to set up an ad hoc server quickly
A lightweight distro running XBMC that is designed for temporary or permanent use – how does it fare?
In our definitive review, we pit Ubuntu up against eight other distributions to see whether or not it’s still the best around
Don’t you trust the websites you’re visiting? Thanks to Qubes, you can visit them in disposable virtual machines and isolate many other applications from each other
The latest version of the GNOME Shell is here, has it addressed the concerns of users, or gone further down the path of simplification?
An Ubuntu based distro, wattOS uses Openbox and is optimised to be lightweight, low-power, and able to run on older machines
The Community Enterprise Operating System is now at version 6.3. Is the upgrade to the Red Hat-based distro worthwhile?
Finnix is a live CD rescue distro, and it’s one for the CLI-junkies because it doesn’t come equipped with a desktop.
Winux? Lindows? Whatever you want to call it, Zorin OS 6 is out, and again puts a coat of Windows paint on top of Ubuntu
If you have tried Gentoo in the past but its compile times have put you off using it, maybe try again with Sabayon 9 KDE, which couples Italian elegance with Gentoo’s raw power…
Can Mageia dazzle the world stage once again, or has it run out of tricks?