Unity

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Unity

Postby viking60 » 15 Mar 2010, 10:23

It is really fast and light It is based on Mandriva. It has the control panel (yes the MCC). It is just a core to build your own distro, but I find it complete enough to run it on a laptop as is.
No bloat here. It is just user friendly and fast. It even is fast in Virtualbox :D It uses the smart package manager and it can use the Mandriva repos. It is not a PCLOS based distro as many seem to think. When wifi works 100% there is nothing else you want on your laptop with limited resources.
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Re: Unity

Postby dedanna1029 » 15 Mar 2010, 17:08

Is there a difference between using their repos and using Mandriva's?

Have been keeping an eye on Unity lately. Seems interesting.

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Re: Unity

Postby viking60 » 15 Mar 2010, 17:52

I dunno!

here are the repos in my smart package manager:
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I just use them all. I figure it is a SMART package manager so it has to earn it's reputation :D Amazingly everything is running smothly.

Even the sound is good in Virtualbox.
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Re: Unity

Postby dedanna1029 » 16 Mar 2010, 01:03

Wow. You got Cooker repos going on that even. Interesting.
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Re: Unity

Postby viking60 » 16 Mar 2010, 14:08

Yeah I installed webin from Cooker PLF free (86_64). No problem. Smart is good at checking dependencies so it stops me when I try to fubar my system. :)
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