"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..."