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PCLinuxOS Review: This Classic Independent Linux Distribution is Definitely Worth a Look

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Most of the Linux distributions are based on Debian/Ubuntu/Arch. PCLinuxOS is not one of them. Take a look at the classic independent PCLinuxOS distribution.
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Latest PCLinuxOS Package Updates

  • Opera Browser updated to 70.0.3728.154

    Opera is a freeware web browser for Linux operating systems developed by Opera Software. Opera is a Chromium-based browser using the Blink layout engine. It differentiates itself because of a distinct user interface and other features.

  • Signal-desktop updated to 1.35.1

    Signal-desktop is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service developed by the Signal Foundation and Signal Messenger LLC. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos.

  • Filezilla updated to 3.50.0

    FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.

More of the Latest PCLinuxOS Package Updates

  • Goodvibes updated to 0.5.3

    Goodvibes is an Internet radio player for GNU/Linux. It aims to be light, simple, straightforward. It has the ability to add your own radio stations to personalize it to your preferences.

  • Ciano updated to 0.2.4

    Ciano is a audio/video converter application for the Linux Desktop. Be sure to set an output folder in Preferences for best results.

  • Melody updated to 2.2.1

    Melody is a simple music player for the Linux Desktop.

  • Headset updated to 3.2.1

    Headset is a desktop music player powered by YouTube and Reddit. Read the description in the Synaptic Package Manager to get the API key for PCLinuxOS or you can apply for one yourself from google.

Some More of the Latest PCLinuxOS Package Updates

  • Google Chrome updated to 85.0.4183.102

    The web browser from Google. Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier

  • Vivaldi browser updated to 3.3.2022.39

    Vivaldi is a new web browser based on Chromium that is built by an Opera founder. It’s aimed mostly at power users, but it can be used by anyone.

  • Opera browser updated to 70.0.3728.178

    Opera is a Chromium-based browser using the Blink layout engine.
    It differentiates itself because of a distinct user interface and other features.

  • Inkscape updated to 1.0.1

    Inkscape is a SVG based generic vector-drawing program. Inkscape uses W3C SVG as its native file format. It is therefore a very useful tool for web designers and as an interchange format for desktop publishing.

  • Min Browser updated to 1.16.0

    Min is a smarter, faster web browser. It includes features such as:

    Information from DuckDuckGo in the searchbar.
    Built-in ad and tracker blocking
    Fuzzy search
    Full-text search for bookmarks
    Reading list
    Tabs improvements (tabs open to the right, and fade out when inactive).

Some More of the Latest PCLinuxOS Package Updates

  • File roller updated to 3.38.0

    File Roller is an archive manager for the Linux desktop. This means that you can:
    create and modify archives
    view the content of an archive
    view a file contained in the archive
    extract files from the archive.

  • Gedit updated to 3.38.0

    gEdit is a small but powerful text editor. It includes such features as split-screen mode, a plugin API, which allows gEdit to be extended to support many features while remaining small at its core, multiple document editing through the use of a ‘tabbed’ notebook and many more functions.

  • Evince updated to 3.38.0

    Evince is a Document viewer application. It supports PDF, PostScript and other formats. To view .dvi files as produced by TeX in evince, install the evince-dvi package.

  • Connections updated to 3.38.0

    Connections is a new app that aims to be a modern remote desktop client for the desktop. The app takes advantage of the VNC (Virtual Network Client) and RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) standards and lets users connect to remote machines.

Some More of the Latest PCLinuxOS Package Updates

  • Shotcut updated to 20.09.13

    Shotcut is a free and open-source cross-platform video editing application. Shotcut supports many video, audio, and image formats via FFmpeg and screen, webcam, and audio capture. It uses a timeline for non-linear video editing of multiple tracks that may be composed of various file formats. Scrubbing and transport control are assisted by OpenGL GPU-based processing and a number of video and audio filters are available.

  • Zoom updated to 5.2.458699.0906

    Zoom, the cloud meeting company, unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.

  • Basilisk browser updated to 2020.09.11

    Basilisk is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation. It is based on the Goanna layout and rendering engine (a fork of Gecko) and builds on the Unified XUL Platform (UXP), which in turn is a fork of the Mozilla code base without Servo or Rust.

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