|My previous OpenMandriva Lx 2014 install|
Using ROSA Image Writer, I copied the ISO to an USB drive and went to adventure land, installing OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 twice on the same machine, first keeping the home partition of my previous OpenMandriva and then a clean install.
Now, after I installed OpenMandriva Lx 3.0, this is what I noticed:
- The installation is fast! I knew that some Linux OSs can install quickly (Mx took like 5 minutes), but I consider that completing all the process in less than 15 minutes is not bad at all. And it was very simple, too. The most complicated part was, as usual, partitioning, but that is because my laptop is a heptaboot.
- It is best to do a clean install. Although it was convenient to have all the files
- With Plasma 5, you must say good-bye to certain aesthetic preferences. We already know that the KDE team eliminated the possibility of having an independent wallpaper on each workspace, which is a big disappointment. However, I also saw that the Ghost theme is not working. Well, one must compromise here with Plasma 5. You lose some, win some. But what exactly have I won?
- OpenMandriva now comes with Japanese input support.
Sort of.There is a
I am keeping OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 for sure. In general, I must say that I like the OS and, what I do not like about it is related to my very own Plasma 5 aversion instead of something particular to the OS. I mean, the OS picked up the wi-fi with no problems, the sound works, effects are working, I saw no crashes, and speed feels good. Kudos to the OpenMandriva team: their work is awesome. Of course, I must test other areas; for instance, I need to assess how the OS works with games. So, my next post will be about that, I guess.
|My new OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 desktop. Yay!|