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DesktopLinux: My Linux Desktop Odyssey, 2004

Mar 15, 2004, 07:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael C. Barnes)

[ Thanks to barnes for this link. ]

"Last year, I wrote an article about the state of desktop operating systems where I compared Microsoft Windows and various Linux distributions. At that time, I concluded that if cost is not considered, Microsoft XP was the best desktop operating system for business. I also stated that most Linux desktops distributions were better than Windows 98. Windows 98's one advantage was that it worked on a 32 MB 133 Mhz computer with only 1 GB. At the time, I was unable to find any featured desktop Linux that would run on such a modest configuration.

"Vector Linux, was the first fully featured Linux that I tested that ran very well on modestly configured computers. Vector Linux is a full blown workhorse distribution. Vector Linux can be expanded to be a complete and fully featured desktop distribution..."

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