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Lights….A Review of SimplyMEPIS 8.0

Depressed, and almost giving up, I came across MEPIS and since I didn’t yet know how to burn an iso image to a CD, I simply mailed off $10 and MEPIS sent me a Live CD. Certainly, this cheap ten buck distro couldn’t out perform the hundred dollar super distros. More here

Perhaps as a Live CD on a desktop computer, SimplyMEPIS 8.0 might just be the ticket. But on a laptop with a Broadcom card, the lights might have finally gone down on this fine distro. Although other Live CD distros might not even come close to the operability of MEPIS, I am still quite a bit disappointed. I actually would rather use the older version instead of this highly anticipated release.

One Response to “Lights….A Review of SimplyMEPIS 8.0” »

  1. Comment by Andy Goss — April 2, 2009 @ 3:36 am

    This review is only of the live CD, and is mainly concerned with how it works, or doesn’t, with wifi.

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