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ZDNET UK: CeBIT 2000: "Consumer" Linux from Finland

Feb 25, 2000, 16:33 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Kannesto doesn't believe that the Linux distributing market is already too crowded, and adds that Best Linux is trying to open up a new user base -- ordinary consumers."

"We are targeting home users, and that is something that has been missing from the market. I think that all the Linux distributors work together to fight Microsoft anyway," he said...."

"Best Linux will succeed in the consumer area -- which has already been staked out by Corel -- through focusing on simplicity from the ground up, Kannesto says. Best Linux offers an out-of-the-box basic operating system with many of the more complicated applications disabled. The system comes with a CD packed with 145 games, including some commercial demos and even a few emulated Commodore 64 games for retro fans."

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