"Corel is a newcomer to the Linux distribution game. They have
wisely chosen to focus on relatively untouched ground for Linux,
the desktop. In addition, Corel has made it extremely easy for
Windows users to migrate to Linux with a minimum of effort."
"Corel has chosen to use (and heavily modify) the K Desktop
Environment. When you first login, you're not presented with the
default KDE login screen, but a login screen that looks eerily
reminiscent of the Windows NT login screen. ... Where Corel Linux
really shines is the KDE desktop. Corel has taken KDE and extended
it with their own enhancements. If you work in an environment with
lots of windows machines Corel may be your distribution of choice.
Browsing a windows network is just as easy from Corel's desktop as
it is using the "network neighborhood" browser in Windows. ... In
addition, Corel has extended the KDE Control Center. Almost every
facet of your installation can be controlled here, from Network
Settings, to X Windows resolution and color depth."
"If you're new to Linux, Corel Linux could be the
distribution for you. If you're experienced, but work in a
Windows-centric network, Corel Linux makes it easy to browse and
work with network resources. If you're experienced with Linux,
and want full control over your install, Corel isn't for you. You'd
be better suited with Caldera, or something with a more
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