Nowadays, everyone uses Ubuntu, most people have used Fedora, and many folks have tried openSUSE. SimplyMEPIS … not so many. That's a shame, because this relatively obscure Debian-based desktop distribution from Morgantown, WV, is an outstanding desktop operating system
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While working with the applications, I found one odd error. While the distribution came with the new Adobe Flash Player 10 browser plugin installed, it would not display Flash video in Firefox. I finally solved the problem by reinstalling Flash Player from the repository.
For all other purposes, over days of use, SimplyMEPIS worked flawlessly. I used my usual applications — Firefox, Evolution, OpenOffice.org, Pidgin for IM, Banshee for music, and Konqueror for file management — and everything went as smooth as silk.