PC World: Two Linuxes for Newcomers
Sep 26, 2004, 05:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."