OSNews: Lycoris Desktop/LX Review
Mar 20, 2002, 03:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
[ Thanks to JigSaw for this link.
"Lycoris employs a custom version of Caldera's Lizard
application as the installation program. The version the Lycoris
folks sent me for the review is the Desktop/LX version, which
includes a single bootable CD in a DVD case with a 28-pages manual.
Installation was easy and speedy. Installation on our dual PIII 450
Mhz seemed to go well and I could play a Solitaire game while
waiting for the installation to complete in the background. Except
for the usernames, geographic location and partitioning, there was
not much more that I had to do for the installation, which was
fairly quick and automatic. Lycoris currently uses ext3 as the file
system of choice. However, I hope that future versions of Lycoris
will use a file automatically for their swap space instead of a
real partition - in addition to the / partition. This will greatly
simplify the installation process for many users and won't fragment
their hard drives..."