"Epitera today confirmed it will launch a new Linux desktop
environment at COMDEX Las Vegas 2000 aimed at mainstream consumer
and corporate PC users."
"The most visible example of the desktop's user-friendly
approach is an animated intelligent assistant named Kandu -- which
the company says will provide the user with more intuitive and
proactive support than the assistant found on other operating
"The new Epitera desktop also will allow customer support to
remotely access a customer's computer to assist with problem
diagnosis and resolution."
"Basically, we're taking away one of the major obstacles to
widespread adoption of Linux," said Yoram Salinger, CEO of Epitera.
"Quick and efficient customer support. Furthermore, we have devised
a method that allows for automatic download and installation of new
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