siliconvalley.internet.com: Lindows.com Upgrades OS with 4.0
Jun 26, 2003, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Continuing its efforts to win desktop share away from
Microsoft, Lindows.com Wednesday launched a new version of its
Linux-based operating system which attempts to compete with Windows
on ease-of-use issues and new features.
"LindowsOS 4.0 adds Plug & Play support, ad blocking, spam
blocking and pornography blocking. The company said it also eases
the install process with a sub-10 minute installation program that
installs the operating system and configures all
hardware--including video cards, Ethernet, sound cars and
devices--without the need for intervention from the user.
"Additionally, through the company's 'Zero Maintenance'
initiative, Lindows.com said users will be able to install or
update more than 1,000 programs with a single mouse click..."