11 Jun 2016

Linux Distro To Try: HandyLinux


HandyLinux is a French distribution designed for novice Linux users. It is based on the latest stable version of Debian GNU/Linux and it uses the Xfce desktop environment.

The main feature of the distribution is a custom start menu with applications and Internet bookmarks grouped in tabs.

HandyLinux integrates the latest versions of the Chromium web browser, LibreOffice office suite, Skype conferencing and messaging client, VLC video player and other popular applications with the stable Debian base.

A simplified application package

Browsing the net, manage mails, a full office suite to work, many software to manage your media’s library (picture / sound / video), an application to discuss with your family and friends, that’s all accessible from the HandyMenu.

An oversized software center

With thousands of applications, the repository of the parent’s distribution Debian GNU / Linux is accessible in few clicks, as all your needs will be covered.

A perfect documentation

Committed to sharing knowledge, HandyLinux community gives you access to detailed documentation of the system, to take charge around an integrated initiation, but also to go further and build your own working environment.

Accessibility tools

Because it would not be right not to consider it, HandyLinux natively integrates tools to combat disabilities, such as screen magnifier, a virtual keyboard or voice synthesis available in Firefox.

Communauty’s governance

An infrequently used in the IT world where developers typically require choices, here, everything is subject to debate, and if the interest is growing for a tool, it will certainly be adopted by the whole community. The real decision is us all together!

Download HandyLinux: https://handylinux.org/wiki/doku.php/en/download

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02 May 2016

Linux Distro To Try: Sabayon Linux

Sabayon is a beginner-friendly Gentoo-based Open Source Linux distribution that aims to deliver the best “out of the box” user experience by providing the latest open source technologies in an elegant format. In Sabayon everything should just work. Sabayon offers a bleeding edge operating system that is both stable and reliable.

Sabayon has three different versions:


There are many different Sabayon variants.
Each one is designed for a specific purpose and designed to bring out the best in your hardware
We provide Live versions of most of our variants, so you can try out Sabayon without touching your Computer’s Hard drive.


Minimalism. A server edition that will fit your needs.

Our rolling release model guarantees extremely quick updates.


Run Sabayon in a virtual machine or a container.

Sabayon Linux 16.05 is the latest version announced in a recent press release.

Sabayon 16.05 is a modern and easy to use Linux distribution based on Gentoo, following an extreme, yet reliable, rolling release model.

This is a monthly release generated, tested and published to mirrors by our build servers containing the latest and greatest collection of software available in the Entropy repositories.
The ChangeLog files related to this release are available on our mirrors.

The list of packages included in each Sabayon flavor is available inside*.pkglist” files. Our team is always busy packaging the latest andgreatest stuff. If you want to have a look at what’s inside our repositories, just go to our packages website.

Sabayon now released with the latest Linux Kernel 4.5.

Download Sabayon Linux here: http://next.sabayon.org/download/

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