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[News] A Look at the New Enlightenment-based Ubuntu Linux Derivative (OpenGEU 8.10)

  • Subject: [News] A Look at the New Enlightenment-based Ubuntu Linux Derivative (OpenGEU 8.10)
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 22:58:18 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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OpenGEU 8.10 ScreenShots

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| OpenGEU 8.10..... All I can say is WOW, what a A beautiful Desktop! I mean I 
| never realized how beautiful Enlightenment really is. And the way you can 
| download the preconfigured themes. You also have all the great features of 
| Ubuntu just with the added beauty of Enlightenment as well as a cool 
| Enlightenment Manager. Enjoy the screenshots below!!!    



First Look: OpenGEU 8.10

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| Another week, another First Look and yet another Enlightenment-using
| distribution came knocking at our doors. It's OpenGEU this time around and it
| has reached version 8.10, beautifully codenamed Luna Serena. If my memory is
| correct, OpenGEU (actually Geubuntu, its ex-name) was my first encounter with
| the Enlightenment window manager and, though I couldn't get used to it,
| I was quite impressed overall.


Testing OpenGEU 8.04 Beta

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| Ever since the release of OpenGEU 8.04 Beta a few days ago, I felt I needed
| to see for myself what it brought new and to take a closer look at the
| praised E17 Desktop shell. Combining the power and flexibility of Ubuntu and
| Gnome with the beauty of E17, OpenGEU 0.04 (Luna Crescente) aims to make the
| step forward in developing a user-friendly system.
| As Luca De Marini, the designer behind OpenGEU said, this release is somehow
| not quite appropriate in timing with the new Ubuntu being so close to the
| release date, but it's nevertheless a great OS to reside on anyone's
| computer. With these words from the OpenGEU team, I began installing it one
| of our computers, here at the Softpedia Labs, my expectations being very
| high, as also was my trust in a great release.


Review: OpenGEU 8.04 'Luna Crescente' Beta Live CD

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| WHEN I decided to try the OpenGEU Linux distribution, I had little experience
| of its Enlightenment window manager.
| I had played around with Elive, the Debian-based live CD featuring
| Enlightenment, in the past but had never spent any time getting to know and
| understand this elegant-looking WM.



OpenGEU - A new distro with a new name and a new look for Ubuntu

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| I am honestly pleased to give this package a complete 5 Pennie review. I can
| clearly state that this is everything is a distro I want, with little given
| way of the politics for the day with removing the codecs and having to change
| the name. I didn't really like Geubuntu because the Ge confuses the reality
| of the day. Eubuntu was already out there, designed as an education bundle so
| how do you communicate what is under the hood?    


openGEU - sunny Ubuntu - Overview & short tutorial

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| openGEU is another extremely successful Ubuntu child, running Enlightenment
| 17 as the desktop manager. Like gOS, another Ubuntu & Enlightenment distro
| reviewed some time ago here at Dedoimedo, openGEU offers a healthy
| refreshment of color and choices to the already well-established distro.  

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