OSNews: Review: Lycoris Desktop/LX
Jan 06, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Seeing the power of Linux, I wanted to continue using it, but I
wanted to be able to use it without too much hassle. I was a huge
fan of RedHat, and was very upset that I would have to start using
a different system. The only home systems out there that were big
were Lindows and Xandros (at least the ones most spoken of) and
they were not what I wanted. Lindows always logging you in as root,
and Xandros being (originally) too expensive. I decided to go with
this Lycoris Desktop/LX that I had read up on because it seemed the
only system that was worth looking at because it wasn't too dull or
too bubbly, as are others. Here is what I have enjoyed about the
system, and things I have found wrong with it.
"I'm always in for a fun time when I install a Linux system.
Seeing how people make things easy for the installer is a way to
tell what the finished product is like, much like a persons
handwriting in a letter verses their character. The installer was
easy to go along with for the most part, but lack of hardware
detection was it's downfall..."