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NewsForge: Voila! Workspot Linux is Instant and Portable "Magic"

Jan 28, 2003, 07:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)


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"Workspot is an online Linux desktop. You go there in any browser (java-enabled is better), login, and start up Red Hat Linux within that browser. It is so cool, I really want it to be something that people go for. I want it to succeed.

"I'm not so sure it can--but the guy who runs things at Workspot is a believer. He's reaching out to newbies, collaborators, and 'mobile people.'

"CEO Greg Bryant started Workspot just before the dot-com boom got big. He wanted it to be a 'Hotmail-like web service' that instead of just providing email, provided a complete Linux workstation that could be accessed from any Internet-enabled computer..."

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