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Topic # 111234 28-Oct-2012 01:52 Send private message

Hi,

I've just released the first version of Linux Lite, a new user friendly distro based on Ubuntu.
Am hoping fellow kiwis will support a NZ made linux distro so please help spread the word. On Distrowatch I could only find 2 other NZ made distros, so this is a unique opportunity to promote a locally made linux distro. The announcement is here - http://www.linuxdistrocommunity.com/forums/thread-501.html
We are off to a good start and have circa 4000 downloads in just the first 2 days, hopefully we can sustain this momentum for a while. Distrowatch listing is here - http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=lite
Cheers Smile




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  Reply # 708310 29-Oct-2012 12:06 Send private message

Congratulations! Takes a lot of work to build and maintain a distro so my hat goes off to you.  Well done.

gzt

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  Reply # 708359 29-Oct-2012 12:47 Send private message

Congratulations on the release!

Apart from downloads do you get any other statistical information about use of your distribution? Maybe from apt package update requests or some other mechanism?



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  Reply # 708419 29-Oct-2012 14:11 Send private message

Thanks for the congrats :) @gzt as far as stats go, we have sourceforge for the http download data and for the torrents, we're still looking for a good open source php tracker. Cheers.




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  Reply # 714856 9-Nov-2012 18:10 Send private message

13,000 downloads so far.

Article here:
http://mylinuxexplore.blogspot.co.nz/2012/10/linux-lite-100-review-good-beginning.html

Video Review here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87DN-ip1s0A




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  Reply # 714873 9-Nov-2012 19:00 Send private message

Lubuntu is the light version of ubuntu.

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