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InfoWorld: Corel Linux OS ideal for the desktop

Jan 29, 2000, 21:33 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Yager)

[ Thanks to Godehard Bruntrup for this link. ]

"By combining the Debian Linux distribution, Corel-developed graphical utilities, and an automatic install, Corel has discovered the formula for desktop Linux...."

"Corel channeled its considerable application expertise into a Linux release that marks a turning point for the OS industry. Corel Linux OS Deluxe is the first Linux -- in fact, the first Unix of any kind -- that can realistically take the place of a Windows or Macintosh desktop. It has a few warts, but Corel's Linux debut is a stunner."

"For employees who do most of their work in office-productivity applications and on the Web, Corel Linux is an excellent platform to deploy. The support costs for the Corel Linux OS promise to be lower than for Windows, with an automated system-update utility and an interface that makes the transition from Windows or the MacOS painless."

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