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LinuxPlanet: Xandros Desktop OS 3.0: A Solid, Modern Replacement for a Windows Desktop

Jan 27, 2005, 21:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by William Von Hagen)

"Xandros' latest release of their Linux Distribution, known as Xandros Desktop OS, continues their tradition of a polished, complete distribution oriented towards user who formerly used a Microsoft Windows desktop system.

"This is simply their target market--Xandros Linux is eminently suitable for use by any Linux user who wants a modern Linux system but doesn't require traditional Window managers and is comfortable focusing on KDE rather than the GNOME desktop. Some GNOME applications, such as Evolution, and the required GNOME infrastructure are available as updates to the system, as are traditional GTK applications such as FireFox and GIMP.

"Xandros Linux is a descendant of Corel's Debian-based Linux distribution, but has continued to evolve as a stable and well-though-out Linux distribution since the founding on Xandros a few years ago. Unlike many Linux distributions, its freely downloadable versions lag somewhat behind the official releases..."

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