Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki Review

Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki Review

Team Elementary launched much awaited elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki with so many changes like new hardware enablement stack, newer kernel and X.Org server, brand new AppCenter, support for 7th generation Intel (Kaby Lake) chipsets ….

About Elementary OS

As per elementary.io “elementary OS A fast and open replacement for Windows and macOS”. Elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop distro,  features  a custom desktop environment called Pantheon and many custom apps including Photos, Music, Videos, Calendar, Terminal, Files, and more. It also comes with some familiar apps like the Epiphany web browser and a fork of Geary mail.

Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki review :

ISO size is around 1,293MB downloaded from elementary.io and burned Live USB using Rufus. Installation is smooth, detected all OS  Netrunner 17.03 and Windows with out any problem. Loki is responsive and stable looks awesome , desktop environment is inspired by Mac OS but indeed its look better compare to mac. Video Player is simply awesome, I have to install gdebi package installer as app center does not contain kate. Installed Vivaldi browser, Sublime Text3  using gdebi. Missing minimize button.

Booting Time – Around 50 Sec. as I am using old acer emachine 732z with 4GB RAM, may be in your case it will be under 40Sec.
RAM Usage (idle) – 750-800MB (Netrunner 17.03 KDE take only 350-400MB)
CPU Usage (idle) – 0-5%

Elementory OS Minimize Button Fix :

Open Terminal and run commands below

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common &&
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks &&
sudo apt-get update &&
sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

After that, open system settings and select Tweaks, under the first panel you’ll find the option to modify the window controls layout:

elementary OS 0.4.1 Video Review

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