Nitrux, DistroWatch, and Distribution Reviewing (GNU/Linux Distribution Test: Nitrux 2021.05.01)

On 6 May, 2021, the team behind the Linux distribution Nitrux published an open letter, accusing the resource site DistroWatch of damaging the reputation of their distribution by making false claims about their OS’ basis, a supposedly mandatory one-time donation prior to download, and deleting positive user reviews. Regardless of what’s true, I initially thought that due to Nitrux, at first glance, being yet another distribution merely offering a fancy Desktop Environment similar to elementary…