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PC World: Two Linuxes for Newcomers

Sep 26, 2004, 05:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"This month I turn my attention back to Linux for newbies. Xandros Desktop and Lycoris Desktop/LX are two Linux distributions geared toward folks who aren't gearheads. I've been watching them both since their inception, and recently loaded up my test machine with the latest revision of each to see where they stand.

"Xandros Desktop has been around longer, although not always by that name. In an earlier life, Xandros was Corel Linux, and you can still see shadows of that product. The once-revolutionary Corel File Manager, for instance, lives on as the Xandros File Manager, and it works magic. But more on that in a moment..."

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