PinguyOS: Impressive Enough

In my quest to find the perfect Linux OS (perfect to me at least), I came across one based on Ubuntu called PinguyOS. I tested it in a virtual machine and it looked pretty good. It uses docks through Docky so that you can access the applications you like the most, by default they come on the bottom and left side of the screen. On your desktop on the right is something called Conky, which by default is set up to monitor your system stats such as CPU, memory usage, network etc… I had a look at the config file and its quite simple to customize once you have an idea what you want.…

Moving Completely to Linux

Now that I have some free time on my hands, I have decided to move one of my main computers (my laptop specifically) completely to Linux. Unfortunately the dual boot way doesn't work with me, I end up booting into Windows eventually anyway. The reason is that I really haven't found a flavor that is actually "tasty".

At the moment, my netbook has become my Linux test hardware. Sure it doesn't have an amazing graphics card, but I don't use anything graphically intense to warrant testing on something better.…