Turbolinux Client12.5

Other/Proprietary License with Source
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This is one of the most popular Linux kernel-based operating system in Japan and China

editor's review




As its name suggests, Turbolinux Client is a client for the Turbolinux Server operating system. It provides users with an easy to install and use distribution of Linux that’s built around the KDE desktop environment, suitable for Chinese and Japanese users.

It’s available for download as a dual-arch Live CD

The Turbolinux Client is available for download as a dual-arch Live CD ISO image that supports both 32-bit (i386) and 64-bit (amd64) hardware platforms. It has approximately 700MB in size and can be written on a CD disc or a USB thumb drive.

It features a minimal boot menu

When booting the operating system from the BIOS of a PC, the user will encounter a minimal boot menu that allows them to start the live system with default drivers or by using a simple mode.

The desktop environment is traditional and familiar

As mentioned, Turbolinux Client uses KDE as its default and only desktop environment, which comprises of a panel located on the bottom edge of the screen. The panel can be used for launching applications and interacting with running programs.

Includes a wide-range of open-source applications

The operating system includes a wide-range of open-source applications, among which we can mention the Mozilla Thunderbird email and news client, Mozilla Firefox web browser, GIMP image editor, JuK music player, MPlayer video player, Amarok audio player, Yum Extender, as well as a plethora of KDE-specific apps.

A modern operating system that is low on resources

Turbolinux Client proves to be a modern operating system that is low on resources, suitable for low-end machines or computers with old and semi-old hardware components.

It is not an operating system for English users, as it supports only the Chinese and Japanese languages. Don’t hesitate to download the Turbolinux Server edition right now from Softpedia.

Turbolinux Client was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on July 14th, 2014
Turbolinux Client - The desktop environment of the Turbolinux Client operating system

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