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Jan 29, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

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"This is the fourth in a series of reviews of Debian-based distributions. The first three have covered the best known commercial distributions. The first one looked at LindowsOS 4.5. The second examined newcomer MEPIS Linux. The third was about Xandros 2.0. All three of those are more about providing a familiar environment for those coming to Linux from Windows. This one is different. LibraNet is aimed more at existing Linux users--including Debian users--than those from the Windows world.

"I recently spotted a posting about LibraNet in the linux.debian.user newsgroup from late 1999. It was in response to another post asking if LibraNet were any good. The reply was 'It is Debian. Its not any easier to install than Debian. It does have a lot of interesting Desktops (Window Managers).' I don't think things have changed all that much since then.

"In fact, I recently spotted a posting on the Hampshire LUG Discussion list which pointed other readers to a page at about various 'Debian installers.' Prominent on that list, and recommended as well, is LibraNet..."

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