Our Linux Hardware & Software Reviews are organized by category. These categories then use a set of rating criteria, each of which have an associated 5-star value representing a score as shown below.
Exceptional products that win us over are issued the LinuxLookup.com Editors Choice Award.
|Performance is an assessment of the execution or efficiency in which it fulfills the intended purpose.
|Compatibility simply rates the products amalgamation with Linux.
|Stability is an appraisal of the resistance to change, sudden change or deterioration while in use.
|Cost / Value
|Cost & Value is an opinion of worth based on purchase price. Cases where the product is Open Source under the GNU license (free) this rates value of possession.
|Technology is a judgment of the product technological process, invention, method, or the like.
|Innovation evaluates the product level of modernization, originality and introduction of something new.
|Installation reflects how well the installation procedure executes, placed in position or set for use.
|Documentation indicates how well written and graphic materials outline the use, operation, maintenance, or design.
|Ease of use
|Ease of Use suggests how intuitive the product was to use.
|Content determines a rational opinion on how well the topic at hand is covered.
|Approach is an opinion on how well the method used or steps taken in setting about a task was covered.
|Learning curve outlines how well the information would be absorbed from a novice point of view.
|Game play reflects the user interface, control, storyline and interaction.
|Graphics / Sound
|The aesthetic quality of the game, music and sound effects.
|The fun factor, indicating if this title will keep you coming back for more or collect dust.
|This gauges how we rate the product as a whole.