ROSA Desktop.Fresh 2012 has been released, a Linux-based desktop operating system out of Russia.
Last month I talked about ROSA Server as a Russian clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux while out this morning is ROSA Desktop 2012, their non-commercial Linux desktop. The press release they sent in this morning says that "the experiment has succeeded" with this Desktop.Fresh platform.
Details in full on this not commonly known desktop can be found from this blog post. They've also made a YouTube video (embedded below) about this Linux desktop.
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