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Sydney Morning Herald: The Linux Desktop is Here

Feb 17, 2004, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Linux distributions which target the desktop user are growing in number and if some bigger names have left the field there are plenty of smaller, worthy successors to take their place.

"Xandros has been one of the desktop players for some time, ever since it took over what was once Corel Linux, and put out version 1.0 of the Xandros Desktop. Version 2.0 of its Deluxe Desktop confirms the promise it showed and provides a mature desktop ready for use at work or at play. Those looking to make the switch need look no further.

"Installing Xandros is painless; one boots from a CD and four clicks are all that are needed to complete the set-up. Xandros lives happily with any version of the Windows operating system; NTFS partitions are recognised and set up for browsing without any user intervention. Those who have itchy fingers can choose the custom option and tweak things as they wish..."

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