PC World: Xandros 2.5: Linux for a Windows Crowd
Oct 05, 2004, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Newton)
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"Want to give Linux a try with little fuss and bewilderment?
Xandros may have just what you're looking for. I took a shipping
version of Xandros Desktop OS Deluxe 2.5 for a spin and was pleased
to find that everything just plain worked.
"Installation is a snap, and the tasks of connecting to a
Windows network and outputting to its printers (almost always a
chore in Linux) are as easy as on a Windows PC. I accessed Flash
and RealPlayer content as I traveled the Web. In the lower-right
corner is an application-launching menu, plus a taskbar and a
system tray. Strange surroundings for a Windows expatriate?