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The State: Corel tries to challenge Microsoft with Linux

Apr 27, 1999, 10:50 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charlie Paschal)

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"Corel is optimistic that this version of Unix will become the "killer" operating system that will muster a challenge to Microsoft in the short term."

"I'll be the first to admit Microsoft needs a challenger to make it clean up its act. What other operating system would allow just one file to bring down the operating system and force you to reinstall the system and all software? (Hint: It starts with "Reg" and ends with "istry.")"

"Clearly, Corel is in trouble and is placing one of its bets on Linux. (Corel also thought Java would be a competitor, too)"

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