Posts Tagged ‘linux distributions’

Red Flag Linux 7.0 Preview (Olympic Edition)

August 15, 2008 2 comments

Since its founding on June 2000, Red Flag Software, has become China’s top Linux company controlling 80% of the Chinese Linux desktop market in 2006. With Red Flag Software located in the heart of Beijing, and two subsidiaries in Guangzhou and Shanghai, Red Flag Linux is promoted through efficient, well-established sales channels deployed all over China.

Red Flag Linux is now releasing “Olympic” which serves as preview of the stable release of Red Flag Linux 7.0. The OS features an installable live CD that brings a reworked KDE 4.1 desktop complete with an Olympic theme. Other features include things like a beta migration wizard, the Linux kernel 2.6.25, glibc 2.8, GCC 4.3.1, xorg-server 1.4.99, Qt 4.4.0, Firefox 3.0 for web browsing and Wine 1.0 for windows applications. The Red Flag Linux supports English and both traditional and simplified Chinese. Visit the English version of the Red Flag Linux website.


Thunderbird Email – Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Welcome to the desktop side of the BeginLinux daily blog. Here I will share reviews, videos, and screen shots of popular Linux distributions and applications. Todays video is a classic. It shows some tricks while using the Thunderbird email client on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Linux. You can allow your gmail inbox messages to show up right on the desktop mail client. All this with just a couple of clicks during the Thunderbird 2 email client startup. Have a look at the entire article.

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