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OSNews: Xandros 2.0 � An End to Windows? An Adventure in Open Source

Jan 16, 2004, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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I'm a windows user by nature, I've been playing around with Linux for a little while, I'm no Expert in any way but I've used quite a few distro's. The first distro I ever stuck with for any amount of time Was Xandros 1.0, which a friend provided for me. Except for the fact that it ran an old version of KDE it was perfect for me, but the old KDE crippled my work. Enter Xandros 2.0.

"This machine Was Running XP Pro on the whole disc, I booted from the Xandros 2.0 Deluxe disc and auto portioned out the NTFS drive and set to install Xandros 2.0 Deluxe (X2D). The installer doesn't look much different then the one I saw in 1.0 and 1.1, with the exception of the screens talking about the new features it could be exactly the same. I chose the complete install and off it went, no hassles and no problems. Root password setup and user created. In all the setup was simple and straightforward..."

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