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PC World: Xandros 2.5: Linux for a Windows Crowd

Oct 05, 2004, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)

"Want to give Linux a try with little fuss and bewilderment? Xandros may have just what you're looking for. I took a shipping version of Xandros Desktop OS Deluxe 2.5 for a spin and was pleased to find that everything just plain worked.

"Installation is a snap, and the tasks of connecting to a Windows network and outputting to its printers (almost always a chore in Linux) are as easy as on a Windows PC. I accessed Flash and RealPlayer content as I traveled the Web. In the lower-right corner is an application-launching menu, plus a taskbar and a system tray. Strange surroundings for a Windows expatriate? Hardly..."

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