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Clear Linux on Intel NUC6i7KYK Skull Canyon

End of 2016 I’ve asked myself again (like every year before): “Is 2017 the Year of the Linux Desktop — also for me?” This question triggered a short desktop hardware shopping but rather looong-ish Distro Hopping endeavour — which ended in a suprise (#spoileralert)…

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OS of choice (as of writing): Clear Linux from Intel’s Open-Source Technology Center

While the Clear Linux Project for Intel® Architecture is actually built…

…the emphasis on Power and Performance optimizations along w/ the (rather recent) switch from Xfce to GNOME makes for a pretty nice desktop experience.

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