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  • Xubuntu 9.10

    Ubuntu Linux with the fast, lightweight XFCE desktop environment, ideal for less powerful computers.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Puredyne 0.10

     Puredyne is a live Linux disk designed especially for creative use, whether with audio, video or images.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CrunchBang Linux 9.04

    CrunchBang is a lightweight and fast Linux distribution, with all the expandability of Ubuntu.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Mandriva 2010

    Comprehensive Linux distribution suited for newcomers and power users alike

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • PCLinuxOS 2009.2

     PCLinuxOS is a free easy to use Linux-based Operating System for desktops or laptops.

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Gentoo Linux 10.0

    Source-based distro that lets the user decide exactly how it should work and look.  

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10

    UNR is based on the well-supported Ubuntu but designed specifically for netbooks.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • DOSBox 0.74

    Reliably run DOS games and other ancient software with this sophisticated emulator

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • SME Server 7.5.1

     SME Server is a LAN server for offices that provides local and Internet services, as well as routing and firewall functions.

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Lubuntu 10.04

    Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu variant using the excellent LXDE desktop and ideal for low powered computers and netbooks

  • openSUSE Live Gnome 11.4

    Live CD of the latest distro, based on Gnome

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Kubuntu 10.10 (64 bit)

    Kubuntu is Ubuntu but built with a KDE desktop and compatible programs.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Xandros Presto Linux review

    Xandros Presto Linux is a lightweight version of Xandros Linux, boasting very quick boot times.

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

    Apple's Mountain Lion is the new OS X, version 10.8, and the eighth update in 11 years to the Mac operating system. We walk you through the new features to see if…

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion review

    Mac OS X is already the most successful PC operating system in history. A bold claim, but read on to find out why... UPDATED 20th JULY 2011

    £21 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard review

    Although positioned as an under-the-hood upgrade to Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard offers a lot of changes on the surfaces as well. UPDATED: 27 August 2009.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CrossOver Linux 9 review

    One of the most common reasons given for remaining wedded to Microsoft Windows is the absence of a key Windows program on alternative operating systems. But that…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows 8 review

    Windows 8 represents the biggest change to Microsoft’s operating system since the launch of Windows 95. Here’s our Windows 8 review. It’s the only Windows 8 review…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Windows 8.1 review

    The free update to Windows 8.1 addresses many of the problems users had with Windows 8, but it still feels like an operating system at war with itself. Here's our…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 review

    If you're looking for a practical business desktop replacement for Windows, your best choice is Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11: a true Windows replacement.

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10



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