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by Koen Vervloesem
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

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by Koen Vervloesem
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

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by Rob Zwetsloot
A lightweight distro running XBMC that is designed for temporary or permanent use – how does it fare?

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by Gareth Halfacree
In our definitive review, we pit Ubuntu up against eight other distributions to see whether or not it’s still the best around

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by Koen Vervloesem
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

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by Rob Zwetsloot
The latest version of the GNOME Shell is here, has it addressed the concerns of users, or gone further down the path of simplification?

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by Rob Zwetsloot
An Ubuntu based distro, wattOS uses Openbox and is optimised to be lightweight, low-power, and able to run on older machines

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by Rob Zwetsloot
The Community Enterprise Operating System is now at version 6.3. Is the upgrade to the Red Hat-based distro worthwhile?

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by Michael Reed
Finnix is a live CD rescue distro, and it’s one for the CLI-junkies because it doesn’t come equipped with a desktop.

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by Rob Zwetsloot
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

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by Koen Vervloesem
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…

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by Rob Zwetsloot
Can Mageia dazzle the world stage once again, or has it run out of tricks?

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