Foresight Linux!!

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  1. JGuru

    JGuru Well-Known Member

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    Foresight Linux is a Distribution which showcases some of the latest and greatest from GNOME. Some of the things that may not be mature enough for some of the other distros. Some of the more innovative things are included, like beagle, f-spot, avahi (zeroconf), and the latest hal. All of this plus some nice, clean default themes and artwork.

    Where does the name Foresight come from? Glad you asked! Many things about Foresight are innovative, not just some of the applications that are included. The biggest of which is Conary, which is a new way of looking at package management. Also, a work in progress, Oversite for web based systems management.

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    Login Screen

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    Desktop

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    F-Spot : Photo management Tool

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    Banshee: Music Player

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    Download it from here
     
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    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    Now can someone give me a hard disk to try these distros out.
     
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    @Mehul, I agree. You need another harddisk!!
     
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    Sykora I see right through you.

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    Likewise. My hard disk will start weeping if I install any more distros.
     
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    gary4gar GaurishSharma.com

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    well i am sick of formatting & repartioning again & again!
    is there any method by which i can try new distro's without formatting our can have a low level format but not with mbr. and also how about the settings??
    but this distro looks good:)
     
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    @Sykora, I agree with you. @Gary, this distro has very eye-candy icons, see the
    Screenshots. Gary edit your post!! It's 'sick' not 'stick'!!!
     
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    gary4gar GaurishSharma.com

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    lol a typo:lol:
     
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    QwertyManiac Commander in Chief

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    I need 600 GB now, wanna install all distros you tell me about :p
     
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    There is one 750 GB SATA Seagate HD available. @Qwerty you can buy that.
     
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    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

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    @gary try VMWare or I guess Qemu will also do. WMware surely works. No need to reformat but only downside is you need atleast 512MB of RAM for it.
    @qwerty can I borrow one hard disk from you? Even 80 GB will do :).
     
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    Absolutely @gary...try VMWARE! Install, experience,erase without affecting ur whole system!
     
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    eddie El mooooo

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    Sorry to be such an a$$ but what's so great about the looks of this distro? As far as I can see about icons...they are unmodified Tango icons. Anyone can get them on their KDE or GNOME desktop. Why switch your distro only for icons?? :?
     
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