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Jan 31, 2003, 22:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"Want to have a look at Linux but don't want to bother installing it? Or maybe you want to give it a test run?

"Sometime back the first option was possible with a live CD which came with various distributions. More recently, Knoppix has arrived--the Linux distribution which you can use without installing. Both need a computer which support booting from the CD.

"Now there's a much easier option. There's Linux on the web--and it can be accessed as easily as one accesses web mail.

"Workspot provides a Linux acount on the servers of the company which goes by the same name. You use the desktop through a browser and access it from anywhere in the world..."

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