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Vallejo News: Three Days of the Desktop--Part 2

Dec 25, 2002, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Last time, I asked: 'Could a Linux OS be installed on a typical home PC and still provide the functionality and support that we take for granted with Windows?' Using Lycoris Desktop/LX, a Linux-based operating system, and a Compaq 9110, I put together an alternative PC experience and presented it to my test users. The results were mixed.

"Out of the box, Desktop/LX was easy to set up, but still required some Linux experience in order to get all of the hardware working properly. For those new to Linux, the Lycoris Community Web site has an enormous amount of information, tips and tutorials, and was extremely helpful in getting back on track when a piece of hardware wasn't cooperating..."

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