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Linux Desktop Effort Has A Flaw

“Corel isn’t alone. Industry newcomer Linuxcare Inc., and even
Linux inventor Linus Torvalds, are pushing to bring the
community-developed operating system to the desktop.

If it were only that easy. Alas, critics note that Corel is
essentially splintering Linux into yet another flavor. Plus, many
developers are working to improve Linux’s scalability-rather than
ease of use.”

“Corel hopes to release its Linux desktop OS this fall, and
intends to foster a market where users can purchase an easy-to-use
computer, complete with Corel applications, for just $500.”


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