Latest Linux Reviews

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Mandrake 9.0 Review

I have tried for the last three weeks to generate a review of Mandrake 9.0 without much success. Not that I have ever been accused of being at a loss for words, but this particular release has…

SuSE 8.1 Professional Review

SuSE software has always impressed me by the attention to detail they employ in generating their best-in-class Linux OS. The installation routine is simple and straightforward, the progress bar (…

VMware Workstation 3.2 Review

OK. I have been a VMware Workstation user for quite a while now. As always each new VMware Workstation release offers new features and fixes bugs that plagued its predecessor. I use the hell out…

Dell Latitude C840 Mobile Workstation Review

For the last two years I have been using a notebook as my daily base of operations. As a "road warrior" I like to have all of my programs, files, etc on hand at all times. I love the freedom of…

ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Review

ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Review

ATI's latest evolution, the Radeon 9700 Pro has taken quite a few people by surprise as well as introducing a new standard of performance that will win you over faster than a kid in a candy store…

Engarde Secure Linux Professional Review

Most people who know me often tell me that I am paranoid. I say that I have good reason to be. Hacker attacks and malicious code are just a few examples of why I am cautious with my computer…

RedHat Linux 7.3 Review

As you may have already guessed from my previous articles I prefer RedHat's Linux distribution. As a loyal follower over the years I must say that RedHat 7.3 is the best Redhat has offered so far…

SuSE Linux 8.0 Professional Review

I was prepared for this review of SuSE 8.0 Professional to be a no-brainer. I had last used SuSE at version 6.4 before switching to Mandrake. I was basically happy with it then, and figured it had…

Transgaming WineX 2.0 Review

Several weeks ago I signed up as a subscriber to TransGaming's Wine implementation called WineX. Their goal is to produce wine libraries capable of running Microsoft Windows games within Linux…

VMware GSX Server 2.0 for Linux Review

My latest entree into the world of virtualized environments is the VMware GSX server. For someone who doesn't spend much time running multiple iterations of a particular application, I viewed this…