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PC World: Corel Linux Debuts Next Month

Oct 19, 1999, 16:11 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Niccolai)

"Linux could be coming soon to a desktop near you. Corel will launch its desktop version of the operating system on November 15, company officials said on Monday."

"A basic version of Corel Linux with no third-party applications or support will be offered for free download from the Internet that day. By the end of next month, Corel aims to ship two packaged versions of the operating system for retail sale, the company says..."

"Linux isn't seen as a mass replacement for Windows, nor do we want to position it that way," he says. "We're targeting the user who understands the value proposition of Linux, so for them, power, performance, and stability has to mean something."

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