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Tuxs.org: A Review of BeatrIX Linux

Sep 30, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Barney Matthews)

[ Thanks to Barney Matthews for this link. ]

"Beatrix Linux is a fairly new, small live CD distribution that isn't listed on Distrowatch yet. I discovered it from an article on PCLinuxOnline. Beatrix includes the Gnome desktop, Firefox browser, Evolution email client and OpenOffice.org office suite. The website describes it as 'a compact (Less than 200 megs), operating system aimed at both office and home users who want something simpler and superior to Microsoft Windows, and that will run on just about any IBM-compatible PC made in the past 10 years.'

"A few seconds after starting to boot from the CD you are presented with a blinking cursor. Your options are just to hit 'enter' to continue with a default boot or to use either the 'linux26 toram' (for extra speed) or 'linux24' (for Kernel 2.4) boot options..."

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