February 15, 2008
Technology: Fluxbuntu: User-friendly Featherweight Linux?
While Linux is praised for its ability to run on older hardware, modern distributions such as [K]Ubuntu and Fedora eat up lots of disk space, memory, and processing power. And, while there are many smaller distributions that are designed to run on antiquated machines, most of them require years of Linux experience, lest the user risk becoming bogged down in problems. Fluxbuntu's aim is to be a "lightweight, productive, agile, and efficient" operating system; this review takes a look at Fluxbuntu and whether it lives up to the challenge of creating a user-friendly experience on a tight resources budget.