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Jan 23, 2004, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"This is the third in a series of reviews of Debian-based distributions. The first review looked at LindowsOS 4.5. The second examined newcomer MEPIS Linux. This time it's all about Xandros, one of the oldest of the commercial Debian-based distributions. Since its release last month, Xandros 2.0 has been garnering rave reviews. To learn why it didn't earn another here, keep reading.

"Xandros was formed in 2001 when it acquired the remains of Corel Linux, which had been known as the most beautifully crafted Linux desktop ever. Corel was also one of -- if not the -- first commercial distributions to be based on Debian. Xandros Release 1.0 came later than originally planned, finally appearing in the fall of 2002. Release 2.0 came about a year later, in December of 2003..."

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