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Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No! It’s PC-BSD!

The FreeBSD projects boast of the most stable operating system kernel in the world. Created from the University of Berkeley’s BSD4.4Lite sources, it’s a valid claim. And when such a kernel is blended with one of the most comfortable userlands of the world, magic happens. Ladies and gentlemen, we bring to you PC-BSD, a perfect fusion of BSD’s kernel and GNU’s userland—an operating system that’s aesthetic, pleasurable and complete in every aspect, and which has been designed keeping the assassination of Microsoft in mind.

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Slax 6: Slacks Off To You!

First, there was Slackware. And then there was Slax. As the similarity between the names suggests, Slax is actually a size-optimised (well, from 1.9 GB worth of installation files to a 190.1MB LiveCD) version of Slackware that’s meant for use as a Live CD and LiveUSB.

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Sabayon 4: Is It Ready For You?

It’s arguably the most feature and multimedia-rich distro out of the box…and it’s now available in a new avatar. With massive improvements in the software database and in hardware support, the much-hyped Sabayon version 4oh is knocking on your doors.