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osOpinion: Corel: Move It Or Lose It

Dec 06, 1999, 07:07 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Releasing Corel Linux without any industrial strength applications may have been a mistake. WordPerfect 8 would have been a good start. The version of Netscape included is fast and stable but doesn't have email or newsgroup reading capabilities. Corel promises they will be releasing their office suite in sometime next spring. I sure hope so...."

"I've been working with Corel Linux a couple weeks now. It was easy to install, is very stable, and I like the KDE desktop. This is to let you know I have a bias, even if it's based on The Usability Factor."

"It's also Debian based, which means if you want to upgrade the OS or add any new programs you have to develop at least a vague understanding of Debian. As I've spent all of three days trying to understand the Debian Factor, I can hardly be called an expert."

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