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Linux Orbit: OEone HomeBase DESKTOP: A New Experience for Linux Desktop Computing

Sep 24, 2002, 23:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Gowin)

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"The Linux desktop is certainly getting a lot of media play these days. Sun is on the verge of some major desktop announcements, Red Hat 8.0 promises to be another interesting wrinkle, and let's not forget Lycoris, Lindows and the upcoming release of Xandros. Not to be forgotten, OEone recently announced that their HomeBase DESKTOP product is now compatible with Red Hat 7.3. Since that is the current Linux distribution that I run, I thought I'd give their product a test drive.

"Let me state for the record that I'm a very satisfied Ximian GNOME user for the past two years. I like KDE and have had good experiences with KDE 3.0, but I'm comfortable with GNOME, and like many desktop users, I've found a desktop I can use and I've stuck with it.. There were no ulterior motives or ideologicial stances involved with my desktop decision. That being said, I found out some familiar and interesting things when I gave OEOne's HomeBase DESKTOP a spin..."

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