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Vallejo News: TECH@HOME: Three Days of the Desktop

Dec 12, 2002, 01:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Paric)

"The challenge seemed simple: Convert a mainstream, family-oriented Windows PC to use the Linux OS without sacrificing the functionality of the original system. Could a Linux OS be installed and still provide the DVD, CD-RW, and DSL support that we take for granted with Windows? I took the home-oriented Lycoris Desktop/LX and put it to the test.

"Initial installation of Lycoris was simple to understand, and unlike other distributions, doesn't overwhelm with a myriad of options that could confuse those unfamiliar with Linux. The process was basically the same as Windows, and even lets you play solitaire while it copies files from the CD to the hard drive..."

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